The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 50 m
5 h 30 m
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Of the 6 buses that leave Cambridge for Leicester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||60 miles (97 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$8 (€7)|
|Bus providers||National Express or Flixbus|
Buses from Cambridge to Leicester cover the 60 miles (97 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $8 (€7), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
Buy your official National Express and FlixBus bus tickets to Leicester from Cambridge from $8 (€7) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cambridge - Leicester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
There are a few bus stations in Cambridge to start your trip from including Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9), Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway and Cambridge, Jesus College. In Leicester you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Cambridge, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Cambridge. The most popular arrival bus station in Leicester, called Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located around 0.4 miles (643 m) away from its city center.
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