There are 4 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester

$32 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester National Express

$18 - $23

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester 120.4 miles

$25 - $40

Towncar  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Leicester 120.4 miles

$280 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £19 - £29.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Leicester is 150 km. The road distance is 193 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Leicester via Canning Town, Covent Garden, Savoy Street and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Leicester via Stratford International and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Leicester, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Leicester
Estimated price
$280 - $400

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