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from Glasgow to Leicester

You can get from Glasgow to Leicester by train, bus or flight.

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Thu
21 Oct
£78Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
£49easyJet
Fri
22 Oct
£78Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
£39easyJet
Sat
23 Oct
£99Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
£49British Airways
Sun
24 Oct
£99Avanti West Coast
£33National Express
£45easyJet
Mon
25 Oct
£78Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
£39easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£72Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
£39easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
£71Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
£31easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£99Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
£42easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
£39Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
£62British Airways
Sun
31 Oct
£76London North Eastern Railway
£27National Express
£31easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£72Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
£31easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£71Avanti West Coast
£25National Express
£31easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£78Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
£31easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
£45Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
£31easyJet
Wed
10 Nov
£72Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£31easyJet

Travel Information between Glasgow and Leicester

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £119
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 9 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £56 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 255 miles (412 km) from Glasgow 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 £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Glasgow to Leicester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Glasgow to Leicester
Travel 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 Glasgow to Leicester.
FAQs
What are my Glasgow to Leicester travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Glasgow and Leicester. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Glasgow to Leicester?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Leicester, which costs on average £22.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leicester:

A coach journey is usually £35 less than a journey to Leicester by plane, which costs on average £56 for the same trip.

A coach is about £98 less than a train, which costs on average £119 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to Leicester from Glasgow?

The fastest way from Glasgow to Leicester is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Leicester from Glasgow can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 2 min   of travel time.

How far is Leicester from Glasgow?

The distance between Glasgow and Leicester is around 255 miles (412 km).

How many services a day are there between Glasgow and Leicester?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Leicester is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Glasgow and Leicester as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Leicester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Leicester:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Glasgow to Leicester depart from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Leicester.
Which travel companies can take me from Glasgow to Leicester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Leicester:

  • You can go to Leicester from Glasgow by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £56 with easyJet from Glasgow to Leicester on Omio.
  • You can travel to Leicester from Glasgow by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £22 with National Express from Glasgow to Leicester.
  • You can take a train from Glasgow to Leicester with First Transpennine Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £119 with First Transpennine Express from Glasgow to Leicester.
Is it possible to travel directly from Glasgow to Leicester?

Yes, there are direct routes from Glasgow to Leicester with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Leicester with National Express with direct coaches per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Leicester with with 2 direct trains per day.

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 route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Glasgow to Leicester?
Many of our customers travelling from Glasgow to Leicester don't make Leicester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Birmingham or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Glasgow and Leicester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Leicester to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets from Glasgow to Leicester online for the best deals?

When planning your trip to Leicester from Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £56 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £22 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £119 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Glasgow and Leicester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.