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London to Leicester by bus

The journey from London to Leicester by bus is 89.54 mi and takes 3 hrs 11 mins. There are 311 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:05 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Leicester by bus for as little as £3.37 or as much as £66.86. The best price for this journey is £3.37.

Lowest Price£3.37
Journey Duration3 hrs 11 mins
Connection per Day311
Lowest Price£3.37
Highest Price£66.86
First Departure00:05
Last Departure23:59
Distance89.54 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalLeicester
CarriersMegabus, FlixBus

London to Leicester Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

Your journey from London to Leicester with Virail

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 London to Leicester. 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 much will I pay for bus tickets from London to Leicester?

On average, a bus ticket from London to Leicester will cost you £21.56. 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 £3.37. 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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On average, a bus ticket from London to Leicester will cost you £21.56. 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.

How long does the journey from London to Leicester take by bus?

The distance between London to Leicester is approximately 89.54 mi. In general, it will take you about 3 hrs 11 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. 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 1 hr 40 mins.On average, it will take you about 3 hrs 11 mins to travel the 89.54 mi between London and Leicester.

How many journeys from London to Leicester are there every day?

On average, there are 311 daily departures from London to Leicester. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 221 departures from London which travel directly to Leicester. There are 90 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London 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 London to Leicester
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Leicester.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London 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 London 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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Best time to book London to Leicester travel

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 £3.39 to £16.74 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 80% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Leicester

The cheapest London - Leicester bus tickets can be found for as low as £3.81 if you’re lucky, or £5.68 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £7.02.

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.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board Megabus, FlixBus and National Express from London to Leicester
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London to Leicester CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
10.09kg
Bus
10.81kg
Flight
28.82kg
Car
23.06kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Leicester?
A bus ticket from London to Leicester is £21.56. 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 £3.37.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Leicester?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Leicester is £3.37. 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 London and Leicester by bus?
London to Leicester is 89.54 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Leicester take?
London to Leicester is on average 3 hrs 11 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 40 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Leicester?
The bus journey from London to Leicester is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Megabus, FlixBus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Leicester?
London to Leicester has 311 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Leicester leave?
The earliest bus from London to Leicester departs at 00:05. 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 London to Leicester depart?
The latest bus from London to Leicester departs at 23:59. 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 London 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 £3.37 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.
From which stations can I leave from London to Leicester?
There are 19 station(s) that you can depart from London to go to Leicester. You can go from Gatwick Airport, London Charing Cross, London City Airport, London Waterloo, Luton Airport , London St Pancras, London Paddington, London Southend Airport, Southend Airport, Waterloo, London Euston, London Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5, London Stratford, London Bridge, London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, London Hyde Park, London Victoria, London Heathrow Airport and Stansted Airport and you can arrive at Leicester Railway Station and Leicester St.Margaret's Bus Station.
How many direct connections depart from London to Leicester?
There are on average 221 direct connection(s) from London to go to Leicester.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Leicester by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Leicester is 1 hr 40 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Leicester?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Leicester.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Leicester by bus?
The bus journey from London to Leicester creates 10.81kg of CO2 emissions.

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