Travel options
from Leicester to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leicester to London on 27 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:10Leicester1h55 22:05London
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£61One-way
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20:10Leicester1h55 22:05London
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£61One-way
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07:10Leicester1h55 09:05London
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£81One-way
07:10Leicester2h20 09:30London
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£81One-way
20:10Leicester2h20 22:30London
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£61One-way

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Tue
26 Oct
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£10Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£64
£6Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£64
£4Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£54
£7Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£39
£6Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£24
£4Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£45
£4Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£33
£4Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£20
£6Megabus
Mon
8 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Wed
10 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Thu
11 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£33
£4Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£28
£4Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£20
£4Flixbus
Mon
15 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus

Travel Information to London from Leicester

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £33 • 1 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

Take a coach or train to travel 89 miles (143 km) from Leicester to London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Leicester to London.

Travel Tips

Travel from Leicester to London
Travel to London 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 Leicester to London.
FAQs
How do I travel to London from Leicester?

You can travel between Leicester and London 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Leicester to London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Leicester to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is generally £30 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £33 from Leicester to London.

What is the quickest way from Leicester to London?

The quickest way to travel between Leicester and London is by train, which takes on average 1 h 3 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 1 h 15 min.

What is the distance from Leicester to London?

London is approximately 89 miles (143 km) away from Leicester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Leicester to London?

The average frequency per day from Leicester to London is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to London from Leicester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Leicester to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Leicester to London:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and tend to arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Trains from Leicester to London most often leave from Leicester and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel operators can get me from Leicester to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leicester to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to London by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Leicester to London for £3 on Omio.
Can I travel directly between Leicester and London?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to London with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Leicester and London?
Many of our customers travelling from Leicester to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Leicester and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Leicester to London tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £3 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £33 one way.

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