How to travel from Cambridge to Leicester

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from Cambridge to Leicester

You can get from Cambridge to Leicester by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Cambridge to Leicester on Jun 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:28AMCambridge2h45 11:13AMLeicester
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08:28AMCambridge2h45 11:13AMLeicester
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10:28AMCambridge2h37 01:05PMLeicester
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08:55AMCambridge2h48 11:43AMLeicester
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09:28AMCambridge2h48 12:16PMLeicester
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Travel Information to Leicester from Cambridge

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $42 (€37) • 1 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or East Midlands Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 60 miles (97 km) between Cambridge and Leicester. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or East Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cambridge to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cambridge to Leicester

Travel to Leicester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Leicester.
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There are 4 travel options from Cambridge to Leicester: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Leicester from Cambridge is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A flight is generally $13 (€11) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $13 (€11) from Cambridge to Leicester.

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this route.

Taking a flight is about $42 (€37) less than taking a train, which costs on average $42 (€37) for this journey.

The fastest way from Cambridge to Leicester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 49 min.

There are alternative travel options to Leicester that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Leicester by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Leicester by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

Leicester is approximately 60 miles (97 km) away from Cambridge.

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Leicester is:

  • 4 buses a day.
  • 14 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Cambridge and tend to arrive in Leicester.

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

  • You can go to Leicester from Cambridge by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $13 (€11) with Flixbus from Cambridge to Leicester on Omio.
  • You can travel from Cambridge to Leicester by train with East Midlands Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $42 (€37) with East Midlands Railway from Cambridge to Leicester.
Many of our customers traveling from Cambridge to Leicester don't make Leicester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Leicester are London, Birmingham or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Leicester to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $13 (€11) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this route.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $42 (€37) 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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