Cheap bus tickets from Preston to Leicester

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Cheapest

$40

Average

$40

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 Preston to Leicester will cost around $ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 40.

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03:15AMPreston, Carlisle Street6h35 09:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
$401One-way

Bus schedule from Preston to Leicester

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03:15AMPreston, Carlisle Street6h35 09:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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Thu
Dec 2
$45East Midlands Railway
$40National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$103East Midlands Railway
$43National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$105West Midlands Railway
$38National Express

Bus times from Preston to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Fastest Journey

6 h 35 m

Average

6 h 35 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

164 km

It's difficult to get from Preston to Leicester without transferring at least once.

Fastest
03:15AMPreston, Carlisle Street6h35 09:50AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
1 changes
$401One-way

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Bus Information from Preston to Leicester

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$40 (€33)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Preston to Leicester cover the 101 miles (163 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $38 (€31), but the average price of bus tickets is $40 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.

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Bus from Preston to Leicester with National Express

Find the best buses from Preston to Leicester with Omio's travel partners National Express from $38 (€31). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Preston to Leicester, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 101 miles (163 km) from Preston to Leicester and pay as low as $38 (€31) if you book in advance.

All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from Preston to Leicester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule from Preston to Leicester, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

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.

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Bus to Leicester from Preston
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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus to Leicester from Preston cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Preston and Leicester for as low as $38 (€31)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the bus to Leicester from Preston on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Preston to Leicester bus price to come in at an average of $40 (€33)  one way.
What is the distance to Leicester from Preston by bus?
You should expect to travel around 101 miles (163 km)  from Preston to Leicester by bus.
How long is the bus from Preston to Leicester?
On average the Preston to Leicester bus time is 6 h 35 min  covering the 101 miles (163 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Preston to Leicester do I depart from? Which Leicester bus station from Preston do I arrive in?

When departing from Preston, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Bus Station (Stand 23) and Preston, Carlisle Street. 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 Preston   to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

Where is the bus station in Preston? Where is the bus station in Leicester?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Preston, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center of Preston.

The most popular arrival bus station, Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located 0.1 miles (211 m) away from the city center of Leicester.

What bus providers go from Preston to Leicester?
For the route from Preston to Leicester you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Preston to Leicester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Preston to Leicester to get the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from Preston to Leicester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€33) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Preston to Leicester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.