How to travel from Glasgow to Leicester

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Travel Information to Leicester from Glasgow

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $151
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€22) • 8 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $52 (€49) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 255 miles (412 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Glasgow and Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Glasgow to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Leicester.

You can travel from Glasgow to Leicester 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Leicester is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€22) compared to other travel options to Leicester:

Taking a bus is usually $29 (€27) less than taking a flight to Leicester, which costs on average $52 (€49) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $127 (€118) less than taking a train, which costs on average $151 (€140) for this journey.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Leicester is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 11 min   on average.

Leicester is approximately 255 miles (412 km) away from Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Leicester is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 14 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Glasgow and 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 Glasgow to Leicester:

  • Buses mostly leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and tend to arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Glasgow Central and tend to arrive in Leicester.

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

  • You can go to Leicester from Glasgow by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $24 (€22) with Flixbus from Glasgow to Leicester on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Glasgow to Leicester with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for $52 (€49) with easyJet from Glasgow to Leicester.
  • You can travel by train between Glasgow and Leicester with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Glasgow to Leicester tickets for $151 (€140) on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or National Express with 1 direct bus per day.

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 between Glasgow and Leicester.

Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to Leicester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Birmingham or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leicester and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Glasgow 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 on average $24 (€22) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $52 (€49) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $151 (€140) one way.

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

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