The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Edinburgh to Leicester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
7 h 5 m
7 h 12 m
Buses per day
Of the 4 buses that leave Edinburgh for Leicester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||243 miles (392 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$37 (€32)|
|Bus companies||National Express or FlixBus|
Buses from Edinburgh to Leicester cover the 243 miles (392 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or FlixBus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $37 (€32), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $29 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda).
You can travel by bus to Leicester from Edinburgh with FlixBus and National Express for as low as $29 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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 Edinburgh - 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.
When departing from Edinburgh, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh, Bus Station, Edinburgh, Barnton Junction and Edinburgh, Elder Street. When arriving in Leicester, you can end your journey in bus stations like Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda), Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Edinburgh, Bus Station, which is located around 0.4 miles (687 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Leicester, Fosse Park Avenue (Asda), located 3.9 miles (6.3 km) away from the city centre.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need