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Timetable Leicester to London

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05:30AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h35 08:05AMLondon
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06:55AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h25 09:20AMLondon
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07:45AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h35 10:20AMLondon
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08:25AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h55 11:20AMLondon
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09:10AMLeicester2h20 11:30AMLondon
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10:30AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h45 01:15PMLondon
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11:30AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h00 02:30PMLondon
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01:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h00 04:30PMLondon
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02:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h55 05:25PMLondon
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02:50PMLeicester2h20 05:10PMLondon
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03:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h10 06:40PMLondon
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04:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h20 07:50PMLondon
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06:05PMLeicester2h20 08:25PMLondon
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07:00PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h50 09:50PMLondon
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09:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h35 12:05AMLondon
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The fastest buses from Leicester to London

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Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 44 m

Buses per day

15

Distance

143 km

Of the 15 buses that leave Leicester for London every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 143 km distance in an average of 2 h 44 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 20 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.

02:50PMLeicester2h20 05:10PMLondon
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$341One-way
09:10AMLeicester2h20 11:30AMLondon
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$201One-way
06:05PMLeicester2h20 08:25PMLondon
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$211One-way
06:55AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h25 09:20AMLondon
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$81One-way
05:30AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h35 08:05AMLondon
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$151One-way

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The cheapest buses from Leicester to London

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Cheapest

$8

Average

$14

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 Leicester to London will cost around $ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 8.

06:55AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h25 09:20AMLondon
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$81One-way
02:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h55 05:25PMLondon
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$81One-way
03:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h10 06:40PMLondon
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$81One-way
01:30PMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station3h00 04:30PMLondon
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10:30AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station2h45 01:15PMLondon
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$81One-way

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Journey Summary

Leicester to London Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
2 hours 21 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $8
Buses depart from:Leicester
Bus arrives in:London
Distance:143 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, National Express, Megabus
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Bus from Leicester to London with National Express

Buy your official National Express bus tickets from Leicester to London from $3 (€2) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

National Express

Taking the bus with National Express is a great way to travel between Leicester and London! National Express is the UK’s leading bus company with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express bus tickets between Leicester and London, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Leicester to London route on Omio. You can expect to travel around 89 miles (143 km) between Leicester and London on a National Express bus.

All National Express buses have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long route. You can select from three ticket options for the Leicester to London 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.

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Leicester and London are the following:

  • 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.

Bus from Leicester to London

Thanks to National Express, taking the bus from Leicester to London is an excellent way to travel. Buses leave Leicester's St. Margaret's Bus Station 6 times every day, from morning until early evening. Journey times aren't too long, with buses generally reaching London Victoria Coach Station in just over 3 hours. Add in affordable fares, and buses make the ideal option for visits to the UK's capital.

How long is the journey by bus from Leicester to London?

London and Leicester are over 100 miles apart, but journey times aren't all that long. Most of the distance is covered by high-speed motorways, there won't be many stops along the way, and no changes are needed. Because of this, almost all National Express buses reach London in 3 hours 10 minutes - which isn't much slower than intercity rail services.

How many buses are there from Leicester to London?

Passengers will have a wide range of departures to choose from when they come to book a bus from Leicester to London. National Express runs a year-round schedule and operates 6 services every day of the week. The first departure rolls out of the bus station just after 8:00 a.m., and the last bus leaves around 6:00 p.m. So there should be a convenient departure time to suit any schedule.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Leicester to London?

Departure bus station: The bus from Leicester to London departs from St. Margaret's Bus Station (also known as Haymarket). The bus station is only about 500 yards from the center of town, so walking is a practical option for many travelers. Local buses will take a few minutes from most locations, while taxis always offer a handy alternative. At the bus station, expect cafe facilities, restrooms, ticket booths, and seating, along with ATMs and payphones.

Arrival bus station: Every bus from Leicester to London arrives at London Victoria Coach Station, the main National Express hub in the capital. Victoria is in west London, around 800 meters from Buckingham Palace, and within walking distance of Westminster. Arrivals can hop on local buses to reach shopping districts like Oxford Street, or easily transfer to rail and metro services at Victoria Station. The bus station has a few stores and a cafe, as well as free WiFi, while the local area offers places to eat or grab a coffee before moving on.

Which bus providers travel from Leicester to London?

Only National Express currently offers buses from Leicester to London. The largest bus operator in the UK schedules daily connections throughout the year.

National Express Leicester to London

National Express schedules 6 daily departures from Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station. All of them run direct, and all will have a total journey duration of approximately 3 hours and 10 minutes. Departures start early at about 8:00 a.m. and continue roughly every 2 hours until just after 6:00 p.m.

Leicester to London Bus: Services on board

National Express doesn't offer a choice of First or Standard classes on its London-bound buses. However, it does charge different fares for flexible or restricted tickets, with passengers paying a little more for the ability to switch dates at will. There may also be discount fares for infants, children aged 3-15, and those aged 60 and above. All passengers must keep to luggage limits. Each individual can take 2 items of hold luggage, each one measuring less than 30" x 18" x 12" and weighing under 44 lbs. And they can also take an item of hand luggage measuring less than 18" x 14" x 8". Larger items can be transported (including bikes), but extra fees may be charged, and in some cases, transport of items can be denied. Advance notification is advisable, and it's useful to note that a cap of 3 chargeable items per passenger applies. Sadly, pets aren't permitted on board, aside from helper dogs. All National Express buses are wheelchair-accessible, but they only possess a single wheelchair space. This means that some services may be inaccessible if the space has already been taken, although users of folding wheelchairs can occupy normal seats and store their chairs on board. The company also runs an Assisted Travel Helpline, which provides further information and guidance to make life easier for the mobility-impaired.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus between Leicester and London cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Leicester to London to cost as little as $3 (€2)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket to London from Leicester?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Leicester to London bus price to come in at an average of $4 (€3)  one way.
How many miles is it from Leicester to London by bus?
The distance to London from Leicester by bus is approximately 89 miles (143 km).
How long is a bus between Leicester and London on average?
On average the Leicester to London bus time is 2 h 20 min  covering the 89 miles (143 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Leicester to London depart from? Which London bus station do I come into from Leicester?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Leicester   and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Where is the bus station in Leicester to go to London? Where is the bus station in London located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Leicester and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London, Victoria Coach Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus providers offer a service from Leicester to London?
Take the Leicester to London bus with National Express or Infobus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from Leicester to London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct buses from Leicester to London?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Leicester to London on Omio with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
When is the earliest bus from Leicester to London? When is the last bus from Leicester to London?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Leicester at 5: 00 AM. The last bus leaves from Leicester at 8: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Leicester to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Leicester to London bus for the best deals on tickets?
You can find buses to London from Leicester to cost on average $4 (€3) 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 Leicester to London bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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