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from Leeds to Leicester

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Travel Information to Leicester from Leeds

distanceDistance81 miles (131 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $69 (€62) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or East Midlands Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 81 miles (131 km) to Leicester from Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or East Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leeds to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds 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 Leeds to Leicester.

How do I travel from Leeds to Leicester?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Leeds and Leicester. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leeds to Leicester?

The cheapest way to travel to Leicester from Leeds is by taking a bus with an average price of $6 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Leicester:

Taking a bus is about $64 (€57) less than taking a train, which costs on average $69 (€62) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel from Leeds to Leicester?

The fastest way from Leeds to Leicester is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 55 min.

What is the distance from Leeds to Leicester?

You should expect to travel around 81 miles (131 km) between Leeds and Leicester.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Leeds to Leicester?

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Leicester is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Leeds and Leicester, what are the departure and arrival points in Leeds and Leicester?

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

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

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Leeds to Leicester?

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

  • You can take a bus from Leeds to Leicester with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $6 (€5) with Flixbus from Leeds to Leicester.
  • You can go to Leicester from Leeds by train with East Midlands Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $69 (€62) with East Midlands Railway from Leeds to Leicester on Omio.

Can I find a direct route to Leicester from Leeds?

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

  • You'll find 16 direct trains a day to Leicester with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Leeds to Leicester?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Leeds to Leicester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Leeds and Leicester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leicester and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy my Leeds to Leicester one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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 are costing $6 (€5) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $69 (€62) 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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