There are 5 ways to get from Leicester to Bicester by train, bus 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  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Banbury

$79 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) X5

$21 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus, line 11 bus, train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester, Charles Street (60 Charles Street 'Beneficial Finance') to Pool Meadow Bus Station X6
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Leamington Spa, Parish Church 11
  3. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Bicester North

$36 - $46

Bus, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St 48
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Leamington Spa, Railway Station X17
  3. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Bicester North

$36 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Bicester 64.5 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Bicester is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Bicester is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Bicester. However, there are services departing from St Margaret's Bus Station and arriving at Bicester Town Centre, Manorsfield Road (Bus Stand 3) via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Bicester. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Bicester North via Birmingham New Street and Banbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

More details

The distance between Leicester and Bicester is 51 miles. The road distance is 64.5 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Leicester to Bicester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £60 - £100.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Leicester to Bicester, including transfers.

More details

Leicester to Bicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at St Margaret's Bus Station.

More details

Leicester to Bicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Leicester station.

More details

The best way to get from Leicester to Bicester is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £60 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £19 and takes 2 h 57 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Leicester to Bicester.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 51.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Bicester, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Bicester via Birmingham New Street and Banbury in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Bicester via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH) in around 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Banbury
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Leamington Spa to Bicester North
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
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 St Margaret's Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Buckingham, High Street (The Grand Junction PH)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Mike De Courcey Travel
Phone
(024) 7630 2656
Website
traveldecourcey.com
Bus from Leicester, Charles Street (60 Charles Street 'Beneficial Finance') to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
traveldecourcey.com
National Express Coventry
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Leamington Spa, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Leamington Spa, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.