How to travel from Leeds to Leicester

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from Leeds to Leicester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leeds to Leicester on Apr 01 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30PMLeeds1h45 09:15PMLeicester
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07:30PMLeeds1h45 09:15PMLeicester
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07:11AMLeeds1h51 09:02AMLeicester
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Travel Information from Leeds to Leicester

distanceDistance81 miles (131 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Travel 81 miles (131 km) by bus or train between Leeds and Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leeds to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds to Leicester

Travel Tips: 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 Leeds to Leicester.

There are 2 ways to travel from Leeds to Leicester including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Leeds and Leicester is by taking a bus with an average price of $20 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Leicester:

Taking a bus is about $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which costs on average $23 (€20) for this route.

The quickest way to travel from Leeds to Leicester is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 40 min.

Leicester is approximately 81 miles (131 km) away from Leeds.

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Leicester is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • Around 31 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Leeds to Leicester depart from Leeds Railway Station to Leicester.

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

  • You can travel to Leicester from Leeds by bus with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $20 (€18) with Megabus from Leeds to Leicester.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or Megabus.
  • You can book a direct train with.

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 from Leeds to Leicester.

Omio customers who travel from Leeds 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 Leeds to Leicester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $20 (€18) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $23 (€20) one way on average.

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

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