There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to Peak District National Park by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edale

$22 - $58

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240

$17 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus via Bamford  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street National Express

$18 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Peak District National Park 75.2 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Peak District National Park is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Peak District National Park is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Peak District National Park. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Edale via Sheffield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Peak District National Park is 57 miles. The road distance is 75.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Peak District National Park without a car is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £17 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Leicester to Peak District National Park, including transfers.

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Leicester to Peak District National Park train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Peak District National Park is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £17 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £21 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Leicester to Peak District National Park train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Edale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Peak District National Park is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Leicester to Peak District National Park.

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There are 783+ hotels available in Peak District National Park. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Peak District National Park.
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  • Distance: 57.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Peak District National Park, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Peak District National Park via Sheffield and Edale in around 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to Peak District National Park every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Train from Sheffield to Edale
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $19
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 St Margaret's Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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