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Best price 7.20 £
Journey duration 1 h 39 min
Connections per day 11
First departure 12:25
Last departure 16:15
Distance 55 km

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Leicester to Birmingham. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Leicester to Birmingham?

On average, a bus ticket from Leicester to Birmingham will cost you 8.46 £. 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 2.55 £. 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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Buses from Leicester to Birmingham

How long will it take me to travel from Leicester to Birmingham by bus?

In order to get from Leicester to Birmingham 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 Leicester and Birmingham will complete the journey in 55 min.On average, it will take you about 1 h 37 min to travel the 55 between Leicester and Birmingham.

What time are the departures from Leicester to Birmingham?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Leicester to Birmingham leaving at 04:20. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 16:15.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

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

The exact number of journeys from Leicester to Birmingham 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 8 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and Eurolines CH. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 72 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 Leicester to Birmingham. 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 Leicester to Birmingham varies, but in general, you can expect to find 8 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.