You can get from Birmingham to Leicester by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||33 miles (54 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£10 - £11|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £10 • 1 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £11 • 48 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Cross Country|
Take a coach or train to travel 33 miles (54 km) to Leicester from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Leicester.
The journey between these two cities is a convenient one, with a distance of only 42 miles between them. The quickest and easiest way to complete the journey is to take the train. Services run throughout the day and are very affordable. It is also easy to travel via coach, as the journey time is only a little over 1 hour. Two major motorways connect the cities, as well as connecting them to the rest of the West Midlands, so travelling by road is fast and stress-free.
National Express runs buses throughout the day. Buses leave from Birmingham coach station, and arrive at Leicester coach station, with the earliest bus leaving at early in the morning and leave at regular intervals until the early evening. All National Express services between Birmingham and Leicester run direct, with no changeovers.
Travelling between these cities by train is easy, as services run approximately every 30 minutes throughout the day. The earliest train leaves Birmingham's New Street station very early in the morning and the last train departs in the late evening. Services run directly, with no changeovers. Ticket prices can vary depending on the time of day and the journey time can also vary, but usually, takes around 50 minutes to 1 hour.
There are 2 ways to travel to Leicester from Birmingham including taking a coach or train.
The cheapest way from Birmingham to Leicester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £10 compared to other travel options to Leicester:
A coach is £1 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Leicester costing on average £11.
The fastest way to get to Leicester from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 48 min.
There are alternative travel options to Leicester that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Leicester by coach can take on average 1 h 10 min.
The Birmingham to Leicester distance is approximately 33 miles (54 km).
The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Leicester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Birmingham and Leicester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Leicester:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Leicester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Birmingham to Leicester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Birmingham and Leicester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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