There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to Boston 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 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Boston

$35 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus, line 8 bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester, Orchard Street (Bowlturners Arms Public House) to Melton Mowbray, Windsor Street (5 Windsor Street) 5 / ...
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Grantham, Bus Station 8
  3. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

$22 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Lincoln National Express
  2. Take the bus from Central Bus Station to Boston, Spayne Road IC5|InterConnect

$22 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Boston 72.7 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Boston is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Boston is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Boston is 52 miles. The road distance is 72.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Leicester to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Boston. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Boston, Spayne Road via Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Boston. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Boston via Nottingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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

You can take a train from Leicester to Boston via Nottingham in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Boston via Lincoln and Central Bus Station in around 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Single
$18 - $26
Train from Nottingham to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Train from Grantham to Boston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leicester, Orchard Street (Bowlturners Arms Public House) to Melton Mowbray, Windsor Street (5 Windsor Street)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Leicester, Orchard Street (Bowlturners Arms Public House) to Melton Mowbray, Windsor Street (11 Windsor Street)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Grantham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Brylaine Travel
Phone
01205 364087
Website
brylaine.co.uk
Bus from Central Bus Station to Boston, Spayne Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
brylaine.co.uk

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