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.
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1 h 20 m
1 h 51 m
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Of the 8 buses that leave Sheffield for Leicester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||53 miles (85 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$9 (€8)|
|Bus companies||National Express, Megabus or Flixbus|
Buses from Sheffield to Leicester cover the 53 miles (85 km) long route taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Sheffield and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
Travel between Sheffield and Leicester from $6 (€5) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. 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 to Leicester from Sheffield, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
When taking the bus between Sheffield and Leicester, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Sheffield, Sheffield, Brown Street and Sheffield, Pond Street / Harmer Lane (Sheffield Interchange). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, Rail Station (Stand EE) and Leicester, Charles Street / Halford Street.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Sheffield and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Sheffield, is located 0.5 miles (764 m) from the city center of Sheffield.
The most popular arrival bus station, Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station, is located 0.4 miles (643 m) away from the city center of Leicester.
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