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Best price £ 19.71
Journey duration 12 h 25 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 06:25
Last departure 19:00
Distance 243.6 mi

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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 Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh?

On average, a bus ticket from Leicester to Edinburgh will cost you £ 56.33. 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 £ 19.71. 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.

Buses from Leicester to Edinburgh

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

In order to get from Leicester to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh will complete the journey in 7 h 10 min.On average, it will take you about 12 h 25 min to travel the 243.6 mi between Leicester and Edinburgh.

What time are the first and last departures from Leicester to Edinburgh?

The first daily departure from Leicester to Edinburgh leaves at 06:25, while the last journey of the day sets out at 19:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Leicester and Edinburgh. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Leicester to Edinburgh take place each day?

The route from Leicester to Edinburgh is served by providers including National Express. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 11 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Leicester 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Leicester to Edinburgh, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 3 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 1 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.