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from Leicester to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leicester to London on Dec 8 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10AMLeicester1h55 09:05AMLondon
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$101One-way
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07:10AMLeicester1h55 09:05AMLondon
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$101One-way
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10:40AMLeicester1h55 12:35PMLondon
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$101One-way
07:10AMLeicester2h20 09:30AMLondon
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$101One-way
08:10PMLeicester1h55 10:05PMLondon
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$161One-way

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Wed
Dec 8
$73East Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Thu
Dec 9
$73East Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Fri
Dec 10
$73East Midlands Railway
$8Megabus
Sat
Dec 11
$86East Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Sun
Dec 12
$49East Midlands Railway
$8Megabus
Mon
Dec 13
$52East Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Tue
Dec 14
$52East Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Wed
Dec 15
$52East Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Thu
Dec 16
$52East Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Fri
Dec 17
$52East Midlands Railway
$12Flixbus
Sat
Dec 18
$86East Midlands Railway
$16Flixbus
Sun
Dec 19
$45East Midlands Railway
$16Flixbus
Mon
Dec 20
$61East Midlands Railway
$9Flixbus
Tue
Dec 21
$61East Midlands Railway
$9Flixbus
Wed
Dec 22
$61East Midlands Railway
$12Flixbus
Thu
Dec 23
$52East Midlands Railway
$9Flixbus
Fri
Dec 24
$52East Midlands Railway
$16Flixbus
Sat
Dec 25
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$15Megabus
Sun
Dec 26
Find prices
$21Flixbus
Mon
Dec 27
$33East Midlands Railway
$12Flixbus

Travel Information to London from Leicester

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $4 (€4) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€37) • 1 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

Travel 89 miles (143 km) by bus or train between Leicester and London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Leicester to London.

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How to get from Leicester to London

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Leicester to London there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 62,37% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Leicester to London. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Leicester to London?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to London from Leicester. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Leicester to London is by taking a bus with an average price of $4 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a bus is usually $40 (€34) less than taking a train to London, which costs on average $45 (€37) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Leicester to London?

The fastest way to get to London from Leicester is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 3 min.

Other travel options to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by bus can take on average 1 h 15 min.

How far is London from Leicester?

London is approximately 89 miles (143 km) away from Leicester.

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

The average frequency per day from Leicester to London is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Leicester and London, where do I depart from Leicester and where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Leicester and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can get me from Leicester to London?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Leicester to London tickets on Omio for $4 (€4).
Is there a direct service from Leicester to London?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

Direct services to London 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 journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Leicester to London?
Your trip from Leicester to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Leicester to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How early should I purchase Leicester to London tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $4 (€4) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $45 (€37) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Leicester to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.