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Bus Birmingham to Leicester: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Do you know the best way to get from Birmingham to Leicester? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much do bus tickets from Birmingham to Leicester cost?

The prices for bus tickets from Birmingham to Leicester vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Birmingham to Leicester will cost £ 4.27. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 10.76. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Birmingham to Leicester by bus

Best price £ 6.35
Journey duration 1 h 21 min
Connections per day 15
First departure 05:45
Last departure 22:55
Distance 34.2 mi
Departure Birmingham
Arrival Leicester
Carriers National Express, Eurolines CH, Bus, West midlands railway

Ticket price Birmingham - Leicester every day

£ 6.35
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Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
£ 4.27
Maximum price
£ 3,700

Birmingham - Leicester


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By Train

£ 22.24

Friday, July 1st 2022
West Midlands Railway-logo
Butlers Lane - Lichfield Trent Valley
09:31 - 09:47
West Midlands Railway
CO2: 0.16kg
By Bus

Thursday, July 7th 2022
National Express-logo
Birmingham Coach Station - Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station
05:45 - 06:50
National Express
1h 5min
CO2: 1.93kg

How much time will it take to go from Birmingham to Leicester by bus?

In order to get from Birmingham to Leicester faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Birmingham and Leicester will complete the journey in 10 min.On average, it will take you about 1 h 18 min to travel the 34.2 mi between Birmingham and Leicester.

What time are the departures from Birmingham to Leicester?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Birmingham at 02:00, and the last departure will leave at 22:55. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to Leicester can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do journeys run from Birmingham to Leicester?

The exact number of journeys from Birmingham to Leicester can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 14 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express, Eurolines CH, Bus and West midlands railway. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 32 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Birmingham to Leicester. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Birmingham to Leicester varies, but in general, you can expect to find 13 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 1 journeys with one change or more.


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