Timetable London to Leicester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Mon, 14 Jun
06:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h45 09:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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08:00London2h20 10:20Leicester
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08:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h45 11:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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09:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 12:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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10:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h40 13:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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11:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h00 14:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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12:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h45 15:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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13:00London2h20 15:20Leicester
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15:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h25 18:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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16:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h35 20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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18:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h40 20:40Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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18:30London2h20 20:50Leicester
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19:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h45 21:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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20:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h35 22:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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21:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h25 23:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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The fastest buses from London to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 45 m

Buses per day

15

Distance

143 km

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.

13:00London2h20 15:20Leicester
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£141One-way
18:30London2h20 20:50Leicester
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£131One-way
08:00London2h20 10:20Leicester
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£131One-way
21:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h25 23:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£141One-way
20:00London, Victoria Coach Station2h35 22:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£141One-way

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
13 Jun
£73East Midlands Trains
£4National Express
Mon
14 Jun
£53East Midlands Trains
£4National Express
Tue
15 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Wed
16 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Thu
17 Jun
£53East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Fri
18 Jun
£35East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Sat
19 Jun
£35East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Sun
20 Jun
£45East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Mon
21 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Tue
22 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£4National Express
Wed
23 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Thu
24 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£12Megabus
Fri
25 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Sat
26 Jun
£73West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Sun
27 Jun
£73Avanti West Coast
£2Flixbus
Mon
28 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Tue
29 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£4National Express
Wed
30 Jun
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus
Thu
1 Jul
£31East Midlands Trains
£11Megabus
Fri
2 Jul
£31East Midlands Trains
£4National Express
Sat
3 Jul
£31East Midlands Trains
£2Flixbus

The cheapest buses from London to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Cheapest

£4

Average

£11

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.

Cheapest
08:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h45 11:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way
Cheapest
10:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h40 13:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way
Cheapest
16:30London, Victoria Coach Station3h35 20:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way
Cheapest
09:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h55 12:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way
12:30London, Victoria Coach Station2h45 15:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£81One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Leicester Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
2 hours 27 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £7
Buses depart from:London
Bus arrives in:Leicester
Distance:143 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, National Express, Megabus
Coach companies

National Express between London and Leicester

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.

National Express

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:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Coaches 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.

Which coach companies travel from London to Leicester?

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.

How long is the coach from London to Leicester?

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.

How many coaches are there from London to Leicester?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to Leicester?

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.

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Buses from London to Leicester
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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets from London to Leicester cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from London to Leicester to cost as little as £2  in the next 7 days.
How much is a coach ticket from London to Leicester?
If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Leicester coach price to come in at an average of £3  one way.
What is the distance from London to Leicester by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Leicester via coach to be approximately 89 miles (143 km).
How long is the coach journey from London to Leicester?
On average the coach from London to Leicester duration is 2 h 25 min  for the 89 miles (143 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the London to Leicester coach leave from? Which Leicester coach station do I come into from London?

Omio customers book a coach from London Victoria   to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the London coach station to Leicester? Where is the Leicester coach station?

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.

What coach companies offer a service to Leicester from London?
Take the London to Leicester coach with National Express or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route to Leicester from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any London to Leicester direct coaches?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from London to Leicester on Omio with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your coach ticket.
When can I take the first coach from London to Leicester? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The earliest coach departing from London to Leicester leaves at 07: 30. The last coach departing from London to Leicester leaves at 18: 30. You can find the latest London to Leicester coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book coach tickets from London to Leicester to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase coach tickets from London to Leicester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £3 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from London to Leicester a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Leicester
London
Amenities
London Liverpool Street Stn
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City