How to travel from Luton to Leicester

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from Luton to Leicester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Luton to Leicester on Jun 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:25AMLuton, London Luton Airport1h55 12:20PMLeicester
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10:35PMLuton, London Luton Airport2h30 01:05AMLeicester
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09:10PMLuton, London Luton Airport1h50 11:00PMLeicester
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02:25PMLuton, London Luton Airport1h55 04:20PMLeicester
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12:25PMLuton, London Luton Airport1h55 02:20PMLeicester
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Travel Information between Luton and Leicester

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $32
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $26 (€23) • 54 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $26 (€23) • 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Midlands Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 60 miles (97 km) to Leicester from Luton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or East Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Luton to Leicester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Luton 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 Luton to Leicester.

There are 2 ways to get from Luton to Leicester: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Luton and Leicester is by taking a train with an average price of $26 (€23).

This is compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A train is $6 (€5) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Luton to Leicester costing on average $32 (€29).

The fastest way from Luton to Leicester is by train with an average journey time of 54 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 45 min   of travel time.

The distance from Luton to Leicester is approximately 60 miles (97 km).

The average frequency per day from Luton to Leicester is:

  • Around 50 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Luton 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 Luton to Leicester:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Luton to Leicester depart from Luton, Station Interchange to Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Luton and arrive in Leicester.

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

  • National Express can take you to Leicester by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Luton to Leicester for $32 (€29).
  • Travel with East Midlands Railway for trains to Leicester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for East Midlands Railway Luton to Leicester tickets on Omio for $26 (€23).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Luton 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 Luton and Leicester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leicester and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Luton to Leicester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $32 (€29) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $26 (€23) one way on average.

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

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