You can get from Birmingham to Leicester by train, bus or flight.
To get from Birmingham to Leicester on 05 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||33 miles (54 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Train • £12 • 48 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Cross Country|
Travel 33 miles (54 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Leicester from Birmingham. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train 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.
You can travel between Birmingham and Leicester 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way from Birmingham to Leicester is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Leicester:
A flight is about £11 less than a coach, which costs on average £11 for this route.
A flight is about £1 less than a ferry, which costs on average £1 for this trip.
A flight is about £12 less than a train, which costs on average £12 for this journey.
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:
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You should expect to travel around 33 miles (54 km) from Birmingham to Leicester.
The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Leicester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Leicester from Birmingham as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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:
Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Leicester with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Leicester tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Birmingham to Leicester, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Birmingham to Leicester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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