The cheapest buses from Stansted to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 23 Sep

Cheapest

£22

Average

£27

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 Stansted to Leicester will cost around £ 27 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 22.

Cheapest
09:30London, Stansted Airport3h05 12:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way
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17:30London, Stansted Airport2h30 20:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way
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21:00London, Stansted Airport2h25 23:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way
Cheapest
13:00London, Stansted Airport2h35 15:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:05London, Stansted Airport4h25 14:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£231One-way

Timetable Stansted to Leicester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thu, 23 Sep
03:35London, Stansted Airport5h40 09:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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07:05London, Stansted Airport4h10 11:15Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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09:30London, Stansted Airport3h05 12:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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10:05London, Stansted Airport4h25 14:30Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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13:00London, Stansted Airport2h35 15:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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17:30London, Stansted Airport2h30 20:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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18:50London, Stansted Airport3h45 22:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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19:00London, Stansted Airport4h00 23:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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21:00London, Stansted Airport2h25 23:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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22:35London, Stansted Airport4h20 02:55Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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Wed
22 Sep
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£21National Express
Thu
23 Sep
£33
£21National Express
Fri
24 Sep
£53
£21National Express
Sat
25 Sep
£34Cross Country
£21National Express
Sun
26 Sep
£74
£18National Express
Mon
27 Sep
£39
£19National Express
Tue
28 Sep
£93East Midlands Trains
£19National Express
Wed
29 Sep
£33
£21National Express
Thu
30 Sep
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£19National Express
Fri
1 Oct
£38
£20National Express
Sat
2 Oct
£34Cross Country
£18National Express
Sun
3 Oct
£38
£18National Express
Mon
4 Oct
£33
£18National Express
Tue
5 Oct
£28
£20National Express
Wed
6 Oct
£33
£20National Express
Thu
7 Oct
£33
£18National Express
Sat
9 Oct
£33
£18National Express
Sun
10 Oct
£93
£19National Express
Mon
11 Oct
£28
£20National Express
Tue
12 Oct
£28
£20National Express

The fastest buses from Stansted to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 23 Sep

Fastest Journey

2 h 25 m

Average

3 h 41 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

122 km

Of the 10 buses that leave Stansted for Leicester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 122 km distance in an average of 3 h 41 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 25 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 40 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.

Fastest
21:00London, Stansted Airport2h25 23:25Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way
2nd Fastest
17:30London, Stansted Airport2h30 20:00Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way
13:00London, Stansted Airport2h35 15:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way
09:30London, Stansted Airport3h05 12:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way
18:50London, Stansted Airport3h45 22:35Leicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
£311One-way

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Coach Information from Stansted to Leicester

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£20 (€22)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Stansted to Leicester cover the 76 miles (122 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £18, but the average price of coach tickets is £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Coach companies

National Express Stansted – Leicester

For as little as £18 you can travel by coach between Stansted and Leicester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride between Stansted 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 Stansted to Leicester route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming journey. You can take a coach with National Express for the 76 miles (122 km) journey between Stansted and Leicester with prices starting as low as £18. 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 from Stansted to 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 between Stansted and 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.

Buses from Stansted to Leicester

National Express provides direct buses from Stansted to Leicester. There are four daily direct connections, including an early morning, late morning and early afternoon departure, with a night service leaving just after midnight. The fastest direct journey from the airport takes two hours and 30 minutes to reach Leicester. In addition there are indirect connections, requiring a change at London Golders Green, Milton Keynes Coachway or Luton Airport. These journeys take four hours or more. Buses from Stansted to Leicester depart from the airport bus station, close to the arrivals terminal, arriving at Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station, on the northern side of the city centre.

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Buses from Stansted to Leicester
Take the bus to Leicester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Stansted to Leicester.
FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets between Stansted and Leicester cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between Stansted and Leicester for the next 7 days starting from £18  one way.
How much does the coach from Stansted to Leicester cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Stansted to Leicester coach price to come in at an average of £20  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Stansted to Leicester?
You should expect to travel around 76 miles (122 km)  between Stansted and Leicester by coach.
How many hours does it take from Stansted to Leicester by coach?
The Stansted to Leicester coach duration is on average 2 h 30 min, which is to be expected when travelling 76 miles (122 km) from Stansted to Leicester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which coach station from Stansted to Leicester do I depart from? Which Leicester coach station from Stansted do I arrive in?

When departing from Stansted, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Stansted, London Stansted Airport and London, Stansted Airport. When arriving in Leicester, you can end your journey in coach stations like Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.

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

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

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Stansted Airport and travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Leicester.

Which coach companies can get me from Stansted to Leicester?
Take the Stansted to Leicester coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route between Stansted and Leicester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first coach from Stansted to Leicester? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The earliest coach for this route departs from Stansted at 06: 05. The last coach leaves from Stansted at 21: 35. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Stansted to Leicester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy Stansted Leicester coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy a coach ticket from Stansted to Leicester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Stansted to Leicester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester
Leicester
Amenities
Leicester (Coach Station)
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Leicester Fosse Park
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Leicester, Braunstone
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