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Overview: Coach from Preston to Leicester

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
durationAverage coach duration6 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£29 (€32)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Preston to Leicester cover the 101 miles (163 km) long route taking on average 6 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £28, but the average price of coach tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

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National Express coaches between Preston and Leicester

Buy your official National Express coach tickets between Preston and Leicester from £28 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride between Preston 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 Preston to Leicester journey, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a coach with National Express for the 101 miles (163 km) journey between Preston and Leicester with prices starting as low as £28. 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 Preston and Leicester on Omio today!

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between Preston and Leicester are the following:

  • 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.

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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches between Preston and Leicester?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Leicester from Preston for as low as £28  for the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Preston to Leicester cost on average?
If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Preston to Leicester coach to cost on average £29  one way.
How far is it from Preston to Leicester by coach?
The distance from Preston to Leicester by coach is approximately 101 miles (163 km).
How long is the coach between Preston and Leicester?
On average the coach from Preston to Leicester duration is 6 h 35 min  for the 101 miles (163 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which coach station from Preston to Leicester do I depart from? Which Leicester coach station from Preston do I arrive in?

When taking the coach between Preston and Leicester, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Bus Station (Stand 23) and Preston, Carlisle Street. Your trip can end in coach stations such as Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Preston   and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

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

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Preston, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre of Preston.

The most popular arrival coach station, Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located 0.1 miles (211 m) away from the city centre of Leicester.

What coach companies offer a service to Leicester from Preston?
When taking a coach from Preston to Leicester, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Leicester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Preston to Leicester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets between Preston and Leicester for the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Preston to Leicester is on average £29 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets between Preston and Leicester available a few months in advance.