There are 7 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$17 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus Mike De Courcey Travel  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Coventry, Well St X1
  2. Take the bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Leicester, Charles Street (Halford Street and Free Lane) X6

$17 - $18

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$38 - $92

Bus Stagecoach Warwickshire  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Coventry, Well St X1
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station 48

$18 - $19

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester 36.7 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester 36.7 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham Airport to Leicester 36.7 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 41 min.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Leicester is 29 miles. The road distance is 36.7 miles.

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The bus from Birmingham Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station takes 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Airport and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Birmingham International and arriving at Leicester via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and Leicester, England?

National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Coventry, Well St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Mike De Courcey Travel
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Taxis 4 U
Phone
+44 1926 487920
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Leicester
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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