There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to Great Yarmouth by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Norwich

$82 - $126

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Great Yarmouth National Express

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Peterborough
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station XL|Excel

$74 - $93

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Great Yarmouth 137.6 miles

$29 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station station and arriving at Great Yarmouth. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Great Yarmouth. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Great Yarmouth via Ely and Norwich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Great Yarmouth is 121 miles. The road distance is 137.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Great Yarmouth without a car is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Leicester to Great Yarmouth, including transfers.

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Leicester to Great Yarmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Leicester to Great Yarmouth is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Leicester to Great Yarmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Great Yarmouth station.

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Leicester to Great Yarmouth train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Norwich station.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Great Yarmouth.
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  • Distance: 120.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Great Yarmouth, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Great Yarmouth via Ely and Norwich in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to Great Yarmouth once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Leicester to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Great Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Peterborough, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Website
firstgroup.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Great Yarmouth is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to drive from Leicester to Great Yarmouth.

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