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2 h 20 m
2 h 45 m
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Of the 15 buses that leave London for Leicester every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 143 km distance in an average of 2 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Leicester will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.
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|Avg. Bus Duration|
2 hours 27 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£7|
|Buses depart from:||London|
|Bus arrives in:||Leicester|
|Bus Companies:||Flixbus, National Express, Megabus|
National Express coaches will get you from London to Leicester from £2. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
Enjoy a comfortable coach ride between London and Leicester with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.
Omio shows you the National Express coach timetable for the London to Leicester journey, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a coach with National Express for the 89 miles (143 km) journey from London to Leicester with prices starting as low as £4. Select from three different ticket options: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap coach between London and Leicester on Omio today!
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from London to Leicester:
National Express is the main provider of coaches from London to Leicester and offers a daily service from the early hours of the morning until late at night. This is an affordable, direct coach service, with the quickest journeys taking just over two hours. There are around 21 National Express coaches from London to Leicester each day, and all of them depart from London Victoria Coach Station. There are five stops between London and Leicester, including London Marble Arch, London Finchley Road and Milton Keynes Coachway.
Buses from London to Leicester are operated by National Express. Coaches depart from London Victoria Coach Station and arrive at St. Margaret's Bus Station in Leicester. On weekdays the first coach of the day departs at 6:30 a.m. arriving in Leicester at 9:15 a.m. The last coach of the day departs from Victoria Coach Station just before midnight.
All National Express coaches from London go direct to St. Margaret's Bus Station in Leicester. The speediest journey time is two hours 20 minutes and the longest journey time is three hours 35 minutes.
There are at least 21 National Express coaches from London to Leicester each day of the week and all services are direct. Journey times can vary considerably, however. The first bus on Sundays leaves London at 2:00 a.m. and arrives in Leicester at 4:20 a.m. and the last Sunday coach leaves Victoria just before midnight. arriving in Leicester at shortly before 3:00 a.m.
Departure bus station: All National Express coaches to Leicester depart from Victoria Coach Station, which is a modern passenger facility offering all essential amenities. Just some of the facilities offered at Victoria Coach Station include cafes, coffee shops, ATMs, charging points and payphones.
Arrival bus station: National Express coaches arrive at Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station in the city centre. The bus station has a cafe, ticket office, toilets, and waiting areas. There is a taxi rank just outside the bus station for passengers requiring onward transfers, and local buses operate from St. Margaret's Bus Station or Haymarket Bus Station, which is just five minutes' walk away.
Omio customers book a coach from London Victoria to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival coach station in Leicester, called Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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