Buses from Nottingham to Leicester

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Nottingham to Leicester

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02:25Nottingham, Coach Station1h0003:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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03:15Nottingham, Coach Station0h4003:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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04:15Nottingham, Coach Station0h4004:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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04:30Nottingham, Coach Station0h4005:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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04:50Nottingham, Coach Station1h0005:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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05:10Nottingham, Coach Station0h4005:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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06:00Nottingham, Coach Station0h4506:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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07:05Nottingham, Coach Station0h5007:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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07:15Nottingham, Coach Station0h5508:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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07:45Nottingham, Coach Station1h1008:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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08:35Nottingham, Coach Station1h1009:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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10:05Nottingham, Coach Station0h4510:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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10:55Nottingham, Coach Station1h1012:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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11:35Nottingham, Coach Station0h5012:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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12:35Nottingham, Coach Station0h4513:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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13:35Nottingham, Coach Station0h4514:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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14:25Nottingham, Coach Station1h1015:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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15:15Nottingham, Coach Station0h5516:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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15:50Nottingham, Coach Station0h4516:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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18:30Nottingham, Coach Station0h4519:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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19:20Nottingham, Coach Station0h4520:05Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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20:35Nottingham, Coach Station0h4521:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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20:50Nottingham, Coach Station0h4521:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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23:30Nottingham, Coach Station0h4500:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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The fastest buses

from Nottingham
to Leicester

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Fastest Journey

40m

Average

50m

Buses per day

24

Distance

35 km

Of the 24 bus that leave Nottingham for Leicester every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 35 km distance in an average of 50m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 40m .

The slowest bus will take 1h 10m 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.

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04:15Nottingham, Coach Station0h4004:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£81One-way
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05:10Nottingham, Coach Station0h4005:50Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£81One-way
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03:15Nottingham, Coach Station0h4003:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£61One-way
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04:30Nottingham, Coach Station0h4005:10Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£71One-way
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12:35Nottingham, Coach Station0h4513:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Wed
Aug 21
£13East Midlands Trains
£4National Express
Thu
Aug 22
£15East Midlands Trains
£4National Express
Fri
Aug 23
£13East Midlands Trains
£7National Express
Sat
Aug 24
£13East Midlands Trains
£4National Express
Sun
Aug 25
£13East Midlands Trains
£4National Express

The cheapest buses

from Nottingham
to Leicester

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Cheapest

£4

Average

£5

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Nottingham to Leicester will cost around £ 5 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.

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11:35Nottingham, Coach Station0h5012:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way
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12:35Nottingham, Coach Station0h4513:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way
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08:35Nottingham, Coach Station1h1009:45Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way
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13:35Nottingham, Coach Station0h4514:20Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way
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18:30Nottingham, Coach Station0h4519:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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£41One-way

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Journey Summary

Nottingham to Leicester Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
49 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £5
Buses depart from:Nottingham
Bus arrives in:Leicester
Distance:35 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Buses from Nottingham to Leicester

Buses from Nottingham to Leicester operate frequently throughout the week. The first bus of the day leaves at 12:05 a.m., and the last bus of the day departs at 11:30 p.m. There is usually at least one service per hour, sometimes more. This is a direct route, which is about 30 miles long, and takes around 45 minutes. The service is operated by National Express.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Nottingham to Leicester?

Departure Station: Buses from Nottingham to Leicester depart from Broadmarsh Bus Station, which is on Canal Street. This is in a central location, and adjacent to the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre. It is easily accessible by car, or bus. In addition, Nottingham Railway Station is a 4-minute walk away.

Arrival Station: Buses from Nottingham to Leicester arrive at St Margaret's Bus Station on Gravel Street. The station is in the heart of the city, and a 7-minute walk from the city centre. The majority of local buses provide services to and from the coach station.

Taking the Bus from Nottingham

Buses from Nottingham to Leicester leave from the city's main coach station, which can be found a short walk to the south of the Broadmarsh shopping centre. If you need to get there from nearby towns or outer suburbs, a good choice is to catch the train to Queen Street, which is 5 minutes walk away. The bus station is served by numerous local buses, including the Centrelink (to the city centre) and buses that travel from suburbs like Cotgrave, Ruddington and Keyworth. If you need to catch a very early departure, booking a taxi or minibus is highly recommended.

Getting into Leicester by Bus

Recently unmasked as the final resting place of Richard III, Leicester is filled with attractions like the National Space Centre and the King Power Stadium, home to Leicester City Football Club. All buses from Nottingham to Leicester arrive at the bus station, which is situated to the north-west of the city centre. First Bus number 88 connects the bus station with the King Power Stadium, for fans attending a Premier League football fixture. Catch First Bus 54 to reach the National Space Centre. The city centre is only a ten-minute​ walk away, although local buses are available if necessary.

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Best fares for buses from Nottingham to Leicester

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Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
19:50 45m20:35
NottinghamLeicester
Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
01:251h02:25
NottinghamLeicester
Fastest Buses from Nottingham to Leicester by duration
Tue, Aug 27
Bus
National Express
03:30 40m04:10
NottinghamLeicester
Wed, Aug 28
Bus
National Express
03:30 40m04:10
NottinghamLeicester
Sun, Sep 15
Bus
National Express
21:55 40m22:35
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Return Journeys for Buses from Leicester to Nottingham
Thu, Aug 22
Bus
National Express
21:35 45m22:20
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Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
22:55 45m23:40
LeicesterNottingham
Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
10:45 45m11:30
LeicesterNottingham

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Nottingham
Leicester
BusNottingham (Coach Station)

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