You can get from Edinburgh to Leicester by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Leicester on 20 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||243 miles (392 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£11 - £74|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £11 • 6 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £30 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 243 miles (392 km) by coach, flight or train from Edinburgh to Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Leicester.
There are 3 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Leicester including taking a coach, flight or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Leicester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.
This is compared to other travel options to Leicester:
A coach is generally £18 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £30 from Edinburgh to Leicester.
A coach is about £63 less than a train, which costs on average £74 for this journey.
The quickest way to travel from Edinburgh to Leicester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 45 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 49 min of travel time.
You should expect to travel around 243 miles (392 km) from Edinburgh to Leicester.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Leicester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Leicester from Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Leicester:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Leicester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip to Leicester from Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Leicester from Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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