How to travel from Chester to Leicester

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Travel Information from Chester to Leicester

distanceDistance82 miles (133 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $59
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€29) • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $59 (€55) • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 82 miles (133 km) from Chester to Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chester to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Chester 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 Chester to Leicester.

There are 4 ways to get from Chester to Leicester: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Leicester from Chester is by taking a bus with an average price of $31 (€29).

This is compared to other travel options to Leicester:

Taking a bus is about $28 (€26) less than taking a train, which costs on average $59 (€55) for this route.

The fastest way from Chester to Leicester is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Leicester by bus can take on average 5 h 30 min.

Leicester is approximately 82 miles (133 km) away from Chester.

The average frequency per day from Chester to Leicester is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Leicester from Chester 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 Chester to Leicester:

  • Buses mostly depart from Chester, Gorse Stacks (Bus Interchange) and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Chester at Chester and arrive in Leicester at Leicester.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chester to Leicester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Leicester by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Chester to Leicester tickets on Omio for $31 (€29).
  • Travel with West Midlands Railway for trains to Leicester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for West Midlands Railway Chester to Leicester tickets on Omio for $59 (€55).
Many of our customers traveling from Chester 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!

When planning your trip from Chester to Leicester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $31 (€29) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $59 (€55) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Chester to Leicester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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