Cheap bus tickets from Derby to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Cheapest

$10

Average

$10

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.

The average ticket from Derby to Leicester will cost around $ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 10.

2nd Cheapest
04:55AMDerby0h55 05:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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$101One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:15AMDerby1h05 12:20PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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$101One-way
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06:05AMDerby0h50 06:55AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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$101One-way
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03:10PMDerby1h10 04:20PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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$101One-way
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09:15AMDerby1h05 10:20AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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$101One-way

Bus schedule Derby to Leicester

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04:55AMDerby0h55 05:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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06:05AMDerby0h50 06:55AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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06:40AMDerby1h15 07:55AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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09:15AMDerby1h05 10:20AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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11:15AMDerby1h05 12:20PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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01:10PMDerby1h10 02:20PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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03:10PMDerby1h10 04:20PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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05:40PMDerby1h10 06:50PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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Dec 2
$6East Midlands Railway
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Fri
Dec 3
$6East Midlands Railway
$11Flixbus
Sun
Dec 5
$5East Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus

Bus times from Derby to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h 5 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

39 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Derby for Leicester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 39 km distance in an average of 1 h 5 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:05AMDerby0h50 06:55AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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$101One-way
2nd Fastest
04:55AMDerby0h55 05:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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$101One-way
11:15AMDerby1h05 12:20PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
$101One-way
09:15AMDerby1h05 10:20AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
0 changes
$101One-way
03:10PMDerby1h10 04:20PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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$101One-way

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Bus Information from Derby to Leicester

distanceDistance24 miles (39 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$6 (€5)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Derby to Leicester cover the 24 miles (39 km) long route taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $6 (€5), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $4 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

Bus companies

National Express Derby – Leicester

You can travel by bus from Derby to Leicester with National Express for as low as $4 (€3). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably from Derby to Leicester. As the UK’s leading long-distance bus company, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket options for the Derby to Leicester trip, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by bus. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 24 miles (39 km) from Derby to Leicester.

All buses from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long route. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Derby to Leicester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Bus to Leicester from Derby
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FAQs
How much are cheap buses from Derby to Leicester?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Derby and Leicester for the next 7 days starting from $4 (€3)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a bus between Derby and Leicester?
The Derby to Leicester bus ticket price is on average $6 (€5)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Derby to Leicester by bus?
The bus distance from Derby to Leicester is around 24 miles (39 km).
How long is a bus from Derby to Leicester on average?
While the time it takes to travel 24 miles (39 km) between Derby and Leicester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Derby to Leicester bus journey time is on average 1 h.
What bus station in Derby goes to Leicester? What bus station do I come into Leicester from Derby?

When departing from Derby, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and Derby. When arriving in Leicester, you can end your journey in bus stations like Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (ASDA) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.

Omio customers book a bus from Derby   to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure bus station in Derby located? Where is the arrival bus station in Leicester located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Derby and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Leicester most often arrive at Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and need to travel around 0.1 miles (211 m) from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers can take me to Leicester from Derby?
If you're looking for buses from Derby to Leicester, you can rely on National Express to get you to Leicester. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Derby to Leicester route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How early should I buy bus tickets from Derby to Leicester to score the best deals?
You can find buses between Derby and Leicester to cost on average $6 (€5) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Derby to Leicester bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.