How to get from Leicester to London by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Leicester to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||89 miles (143 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $21 (€18) • 2 h 56 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus|
Take a bus to travel 89 miles (143 km) between Leicester and London. Megabus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Leicester to London.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $4 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel between Leicester and London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Travel Leicester to London by bus.
Traveling by bus is also the quickest way from Leicester to London. It takes on average 2 h 56 min to travel this journey.
London is approximately 89 miles (143 km) away from Leicester.
The average frequency per day from Leicester to London is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Leicester to London as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Leicester to London:
The following travel company offer services from Leicester to London:
Yes, there is a direct route available from Leicester to London:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Leicester and London.
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