There are 6 ways to get from Burton upon Trent to Leicester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Burton-on-Trent to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Leicester

$41 - $60

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Line 29 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Burton upon Trent, New Street to Coalville, Memorial Square (War Memorial & opp 4 High Street) 29 / ...
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Coalville, Memorial Square (War Memorial & opp 4 High Street) to St Margaret's Bus Station 29 / ...

$6

4 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Burton upon Trent to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$6 - $10

Bus Kinchbus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station V1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Abbey Park, St Margaret's Pastures (Asha Print) Skylink Leicester Derby

$8 - $10

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burton upon Trent to Leicester 28.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Burton upon Trent to Leicester 28.9 miles

$6 - $9

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burton upon Trent and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Burton upon Trent to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Burton-on-Trent and arriving at Leicester via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Burton upon Trent and Leicester is 24 miles. The road distance is 28.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Burton upon Trent to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Burton upon Trent to Leicester, including transfers.

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Burton upon Trent to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Burton upon Trent station.

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Burton upon Trent to Leicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Burton-on-Trent station.

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The best way to get from Burton upon Trent to Leicester is to train which takes 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Burton upon Trent to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Burton upon Trent to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Leicester station.

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Map of how to get from Burton upon Trent to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Burton upon Trent, England and Leicester, England?

You can take a train from Burton upon Trent to Leicester via Derby in around 1 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Burton upon Trent to Leicester once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Leicester
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Burton upon Trent to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Burton upon Trent, New Street to Coalville, Memorial Square (War Memorial & opp 4 High Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Coalville, Memorial Square (War Memorial & opp 4 High Street) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Abbey Park, St Margaret's Pastures (Asha Print)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Burton upon Trent to Leicester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Burton upon Trent to Leicester is 29 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Burton upon Trent to Leicester.

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