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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$34 - $60

Cheapest option

Line 29 bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Burton upon Trent, Bond 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 Frog Island, Pasture Lane (25 Cherry Fashions) 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 58 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 St Margaret's Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby / ...

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  41 min

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Burton upon Trent to Leicester 28.9 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Burton upon Trent to Leicester is to line 29 bus which costs £5 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burton upon Trent to Leicester is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 41 min.

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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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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Burton upon Trent to Leicester, including transfers.

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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 4 min.

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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 4 min. 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
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Burton upon Trent, Bond Street to Coalville, Memorial Square (War Memorial & opp 4 High Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Coalville, Memorial Square (War Memorial & opp 4 High Street) to Frog Island, Pasture Lane (25 Cherry Fashions)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Burton upon Trent, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
New Bharat Coaches
Website
newbharat.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Morledge (Bus Station) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
newbharat.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Burton upon Trent to Leicester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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