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from Watford to Leicester

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Travel Information from Watford to Leicester

distanceDistance74 miles (120 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £60
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £60 • 2 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

Take a coach or train to travel 74 miles (120 km) from Watford to Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 6 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 trip are Flixbus or among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Watford to Leicester.

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Travel from Watford 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 Watford to Leicester.
What are my Watford to Leicester travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Watford and Leicester. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Watford to Leicester?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Watford to Leicester, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leicester:

A coach journey is usually £57 less than a journey to Leicester by train, which costs on average £60 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Leicester from Watford?

The fastest way to get to Leicester from Watford is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 6 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 15 min.

How many miles from Watford to Leicester would I travel?

Leicester is approximately 74 miles (120 km) away from Watford.

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

The average frequency per day from Watford to Leicester is:

  • 50 trains a day.

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

When going from Watford to Leicester, where do I depart from Watford and where do I arrive in Leicester?

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

    Which travel companies can get me from Watford to Leicester?

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

    • Flixbus can take you to Leicester by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Watford to Leicester for £3.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Watford to Leicester?
    Looking to extend your trip from Watford to Leicester? Many Omio customers who go from Watford to Leicester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Birmingham or Manchester from Leicester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How far in advance should I buy my Watford to Leicester ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before travelling from Watford to Leicester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • The price of a coach ticket is £3 one way on average for this route.
    • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £60 one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Watford 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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