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There are 6 ways to get from Leicester to Lichfield by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Nuneaton  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Nuneaton
  2. Take the train from Nuneaton to Lichfield Trent Valley

$37 - $68

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Bus Arriva Midlands  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Frog Island, Pasture Lane to Burton upon Trent, New Street 29

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 37m

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

$41 - $62

Bus National Express  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Nuneaton, Bus Station 48 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuneaton to Lichfield National Express

$9 - $19

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester to Lichfield 38.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from Leicester to Lichfield 38.8 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Lichfield is to bus which costs £2 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Lichfield is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Lichfield. However, there are services departing from Haymarket Bus Station and arriving at Lichfield via Nuneaton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Lichfield. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Lichfield City via Nuneaton and Lichfield Trent Valley High Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Leicester and Lichfield is 29 miles. The road distance is 38.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Lichfield without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs £28 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from Leicester to Lichfield, including transfers.

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Leicester to Lichfield bus services, operated by Stagecoach Warwickshire, arrive at Haymarket Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Leicester to Lichfield is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs £28 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £15 and takes 3h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Lichfield.
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  • Distance: 29.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 28m

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

You can take a train from Leicester to Lichfield via Nuneaton and Lichfield Trent Valley High Level in around 1h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Lichfield via Nuneaton in around 3h 2m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $19
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Nuneaton to Lichfield Trent Valley
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Birmingham New Street to Lichfield City
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Lichfield Trent Valley
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Nuneaton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leicester, Haymarket to Nuneaton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Frog Island, Pasture Lane to Burton upon Trent, New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Nuneaton to Lichfield
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Leicester to Lichfield
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk

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

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Leicester to Lichfield train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Lichfield Trent Valley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Lichfield is 39 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from Leicester to Lichfield.

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