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Bus London to Leicester: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from London to Leicester?

On average, a bus ticket from London to Leicester will cost you £ 21.77. 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 £ 2.73. 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.

London to Leicester by bus

Best price £ 3.64
Journey duration 3 h 4 min
Connections per day 89
First departure 07:00
Last departure 23:59
Distance 89.5 mi
Departure London
Arrival Leicester
Carriers Megabus, National Express, Eurolines CH, Flixbus, Bus, East Midlands Railway, Thameslink, London Overground

Ticket price London - Leicester every day

In 2 days
In 3 days
£ 68.99
In 4 days
£ 79.01
£ 3.64
In 5 days
In 6 days
£ 81.29
£ 18.98

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
£ 2.73
Maximum price
£ 51,288.86

London - Leicester


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By Train

£ 79.01

Monday, July 11th 2022
East Midlands Railway-logo
Londres St Pancras International - Leicester
12:35 - 13:46
East Midlands Railway
1h 11min
CO2: 0.41kg
By Bus

£ 3.64

Monday, July 11th 2022
Londres, Finchley Road - Leicester St Margarets bus station
11:30 - 14:00
2h 30min
CO2: 5.07kg

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

In order to get from London 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 London and Leicester will complete the journey in 8 min.On average, it will take you about 3 h 9 min to travel the 89.5 mi between London and Leicester.

When do the first and last departures from London to Leicester leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from London to Leicester, which usually leaves at 06:30. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:59. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many times a day do departures from London leave for Leicester?

The exact number of journeys from London 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 131 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Megabus, National Express, Eurolines CH, Flixbus, Bus, East Midlands Railway, Thameslink and London Overground. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 220 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 London 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 London to Leicester varies, but in general, you can expect to find 91 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 40 journeys with one change or more.


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