Travel options
from London to Leicester

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Leicester on Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20AMLondon2h00 10:20AMLeicester
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$141One-way
Cheapest
08:30AMLondon2h45 11:15AMLeicester, St.Margaret's Bus Station
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$81One-way
Other options
07:50PMLondon2h00 09:50PMLeicester
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$101One-way
05:50PMLondon2h00 07:50PMLeicester
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$141One-way
08:00AMLondon2h20 10:20AMLeicester
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$141One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Sep 19
$100
$6Flixbus
Mon
Sep 20
$63
$6Flixbus
Tue
Sep 21
$54
$5Flixbus
Wed
Sep 22
$46
$5Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$34
$4Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$54
$5Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$34
$5Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$100
$5Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$39
$4Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$34
$5Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$29
$5Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$34
$5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$34
$5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$34
$5Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$39
$5Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$28
$4Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$29
$5Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$34
$5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$29
$5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$34
$5Flixbus

Travel Information between London and Leicester

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $76
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $76 (€61) • 1 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

Travel 89 miles (143 km) by bus or train to Leicester from London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Leicester.

How to get from London to Leicester

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from London to Leicester there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 53,52% 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 London to Leicester. 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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Travel Tips

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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 London to Leicester.
FAQs
How do I travel from London to Leicester?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel from London to Leicester is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A bus is generally $72 (€57) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $76 (€61) from London to Leicester.

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

The fastest way to get to Leicester from London is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 7 min.

Other travel options to Leicester can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 50 min.

How far is it from London to Leicester?

The distance is approximately 89 miles (143 km) from London to Leicester.

How many services a day are there from London to Leicester?

The average frequency per day from London to Leicester is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Leicester?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from London, Victoria Coach Station to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from London to Leicester depart from London Victoria to Leicester.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Leicester?

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

  • You can travel to Leicester from London by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $5 (€4) with Flixbus from London to Leicester.
Is there a way to travel directly from London to Leicester?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

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 London to Leicester.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Leicester?
Omio customers who travel from London to Leicester often also extend their vacation to go to Birmingham, Manchester or Nottingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leicester and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book tickets from London to Leicester online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from London 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 $5 (€4) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $76 (€61) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Leicester
London
Amenities
London Liverpool Street Stn
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge
Amenities
Refreshments

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