|Distance||89 miles (143 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$5 (€4)|
|Bus providers||National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus|
Buses from London to Leicester cover the 89 miles (143 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, Infobus or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $5 (€4), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $4 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
Travel between London and Leicester from $4 (€3) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Taking the bus with National Express is a great way to travel between London and Leicester! 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 from London to Leicester, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the London to Leicester route on Omio. You can expect to travel around 89 miles (143 km) between London and Leicester 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 London 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.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from London to Leicester:
Leicester is the largest city in the East Midlands, a multicultural place with a famous Asian restaurant scene and diverse nightlife. For visitors looking to explore the city, there are frequent direct bus services to Leicester from London seven days a week, providing an economical alternative to the train. Journey times average around two hours and 45 minutes for the trip from central London, with departures available from very early morning to late at night.
All direct London to Leicester bus services are provided by the UK's national bus company, National Express. As there is a frequent direct service to Leicester, indirect connections are not a consideration on this route.
The fastest bus to Leicester from London is a late evening departure from Victoria Coach Station, which takes two hours and 20 minutes to complete the 98 mile route north. Most direct buses take from ten minutes to one hour and 15 minutes longer to reach Leicester, depending on traffic conditions and departure times from the capital.
National Express timetables offer 21 daily direct London to Leicester bus services. The first bus to Leicester from London departs from Victoria Coach Station at 6:30 a.m. and there are hourly buses throughout the day and evening. The final service to Leicester leaves just before midnight. There is an additional Saturday and Sunday overnight service leaving London at 2:00 a.m.
Departure Bus Station: London Victoria Coach Station is the capital's main terminus for long distance bus travel, situated south-west of central London, with public transport links on buses stopping on Buckingham Palace Road and Underground trains from Victoria Tube station. Facilities at the station include ATMs, baggage storage facilities. a food supermarket, coffee shops, a bakery, a news vendor and taxi stands.
Arrival Bus Station: Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station is located five minutes walk of the city center, with local buses stopping at stands on Gravel Street close to the National Express stop. The station has a cafe, coffee stands, restrooms, a news vendor, ATMs, and taxi stands.
Omio customers book a bus from London Victoria to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.
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