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from Leicester to Stansted

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Travel Information to Stansted from Leicester

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £53 • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or

Travel 76 miles (122 km) by coach or train to Stansted from Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Leicester to Stansted.

Travel Tips

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

There are 2 travel options from Leicester to Stansted: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Leicester to Stansted?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Leicester to Stansted. Tickets for a coach cost on average £20.

This is compared to other travel options to Stansted:

A coach is £33 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Leicester to Stansted costing on average £53.

What is the quickest way from Leicester to Stansted?

The fastest way to get to Stansted from Leicester is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 23 min.

There are alternative travel options to Stansted that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 40 min   on average.

How many miles from Leicester to Stansted would I travel?

The distance between Leicester and Stansted is around 76 miles (122 km).

How many services a day are there to Stansted from Leicester?

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Stansted is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Leicester and Stansted 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 Stansted?

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

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

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

  • You can travel by coach between Leicester and Stansted with National Express, and you can find National Express Leicester to Stansted tickets for £20 on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Leicester to Stansted?
Looking to extend your trip from Leicester to Stansted? Many Omio customers who go from Leicester to Stansted usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Peterborough or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Peterborough or Birmingham from Stansted, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I book a ticket to Stansted from Leicester online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £20 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £53 one way on average.

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

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