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Best price £ 4.10
Journey duration 55 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 04:40
Last departure 08:15
Distance 21.7 mi

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

The cheapest bus tickets from Nottingham to Leicester cost £ 4.10. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 8.19 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Nottingham to Leicester.

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

The journey from Nottingham to Leicester covers a distance of 22.4 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 55 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 40 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Nottingham to Leicester faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Nottingham to Leicester?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Nottingham to Leicester leaving at 04:40. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 08:15.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 Nottingham to Leicester?

On average, there are 6 daily departures from Nottingham 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 20 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Megabus, National Express and Eurolines CH, 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 6 departures from Nottingham which travel directly to Leicester. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.