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Birmingham to Leicester by bus

The journey from Birmingham to Leicester by bus is 34.08 mi and takes 1 hr 34 mins. There are 63 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:50 and the last at 23:50. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Leicester by bus for as little as £2.94 or as much as £27.42. The best price for this journey is £2.94.

Lowest Price£2.94
Journey Duration1 hr 34 mins
Connection per Day63
Lowest Price£2.94
Highest Price£27.42
First Departure00:50
Last Departure23:50
Distance34.08 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalLeicester
CarriersCrossCountry, National ExpressMore

Birmingham to Leicester Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

Quick and easy travel from Birmingham to Leicester with Virail

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?

On average, a bus ticket from Birmingham to Leicester will cost you £10.01. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £2.94. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Leicester. On average, though, you'll pay about £10.01 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

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

The journey between Birmingham and Leicester by bus is approximately 34.08 mi. It will take you more or less 1 hr 34 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. 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 0 hrs 40 mins.On average, it will take you about 1 hr 34 mins to travel the 34.08 mi between Birmingham and Leicester.

How many daily journeys are there 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 63 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to 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 58 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Leicester. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Leicester
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Leicester.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Leicester, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Leicester.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £0.63 to £9.81 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 94% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Leicester

The cheapest Birmingham - Leicester bus tickets can be found for as low as £5.31 if you’re lucky, or £7.88 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £14.50.

Find the best day to travel to Leicester by bus

When travelling to Leicester by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express and Megabus from Birmingham to Leicester
Compare services on board when travelling from Birmingham to Leicester by bus.
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Birmingham to Leicester CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
3.84kg
Bus
4.11kg
Flight
10.97kg
Car
8.78kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Leicester?
A bus ticket from Birmingham to Leicester is £10.01. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £2.94.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham to Leicester?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Leicester is £2.94. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Leicester by bus?
Birmingham to Leicester is 34.08 mi.
How long does the bus between Birmingham and Leicester take?
Birmingham to Leicester is on average 1 hr 34 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 40 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Leicester?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Leicester is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: CrossCountry, National Express, Aircoach UK and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from Birmingham to Leicester?
Birmingham to Leicester has 63 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Birmingham to Leicester leave?
The earliest bus from Birmingham to Leicester departs at 00:50. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Birmingham to Leicester depart?
The latest bus from Birmingham to Leicester departs at 23:50. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Leicester in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £2.94 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Leicester?
There are on average 58 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Leicester.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Leicester by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Birmingham and Leicester is 0 hrs 40 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Birmingham to Leicester?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Birmingham and Leicester.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Leicester by bus?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Leicester creates 4.11kg of CO2 emissions.

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