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 51 min

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

$22 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester to Peterborough National Express
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough to Boston National Express

$16 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus, line 8 bus, train  •  3 h 54 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

$24 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Boston 72.7 miles

$15 - $23

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 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Boston via Peterborough in around 3 h 25 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
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Nottingham to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Train from Grantham to Boston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Peterborough to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 20 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
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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 - $6
Schedules at
centrebus.info

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Leicester to Boston?

The distance between Leicester and Boston is 83 km. The road distance is 116 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leicester to Boston?

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Boston is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Leicester to Boston?

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Boston is to drive which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct train between Leicester and Boston?

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 51 min.

Is there a direct bus between Leicester and Boston?

No, there is no direct bus from Leicester to Boston. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Boston via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Leicester to Boston?

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Leicester to Boston, including transfers.