There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to King's Lynn by bus, train 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

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. National Express

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 33 min

$62 - $94

Train, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. XL|Excel

$44 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. 75.3 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Leicester, England and King's Lynn, England?

National Express operates a bus from Leicester to King's Lynn once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leicester to King's Lynn via Ely in around 2 h 33 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 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leicester to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Ely to Kings Lynn
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and King's Lynn is 104 km. The road distance is 121 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to King's Lynn is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Leicester to King's Lynn is to drive which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £12 - £18.

No, there is no direct train from Leicester to King's Lynn. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Kings Lynn via Ely. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester and arriving at King's Lynn. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

The bus from Leicester to King's Lynn takes 2 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.