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from Cambridge to Leicester

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Travel Information to Leicester from Cambridge

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€23) • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€36) • 1 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 60 miles (97 km) to Leicester from Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Cambridge to Leicester.

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Travel from Cambridge to Leicester
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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Cambridge to Leicester?

There are 2 ways to get from Cambridge to Leicester: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Cambridge to Leicester?

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Leicester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $28 (€23) compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A bus is $17 (€14) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cambridge to Leicester costing on average $45 (€36).

What is the quickest way to get from Cambridge to Leicester?

The quickest way to travel from Cambridge to Leicester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 49 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Leicester by bus can take on average 2 h 10 min.

How far is it from Cambridge to Leicester?

The Cambridge to Leicester distance is around 60 miles (97 km).

How many services a day are there from Cambridge to Leicester?

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Leicester is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Leicester from Cambridge as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Cambridge and in Leicester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cambridge to Leicester:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Cambridge to Leicester depart from Cambridge to Leicester.
Which travel companies can get me from Cambridge to Leicester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cambridge to Leicester:

  • You can travel by bus to Leicester from Cambridge with National Express, and you can find National Express Cambridge to Leicester tickets for $28 (€23) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Leicester from Cambridge with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Cambridge to Leicester tickets for $45 (€36) on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Cambridge to Leicester?

Yes, there are direct services available from Cambridge to Leicester with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with National Express.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Leicester as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Leicester from Cambridge.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Cambridge to Leicester?
Looking to extend your trip from Cambridge to Leicester? Many Omio customers who go from Cambridge to Leicester usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Birmingham or Manchester from Leicester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Cambridge and Leicester online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Cambridge to Leicester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $28 (€23) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $45 (€36) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Cambridge to Leicester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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