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There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester by train, bus, night bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 52m

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

$54 - $79

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Bus, night bus  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$29 - $51

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the bus from Central station to Haymarket Bus Station X7

$38 - $77

Drive  •  2h 5m

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

$25 - $40

Towncar  •  2h 5m

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

$270 - $390

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

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester is to train which costs £40 - £65 and takes 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester station. However, there are services departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station via London Stratford also for Westfield and Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station 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 1h 52m.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Leicester is 94 miles. The road distance is 120.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Stratford also for Westfield station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from London St Pancras International station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 93.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 1m.

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
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central station to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
National Express
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Leicester
Estimated price
$270 - $390

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London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Leicester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester.

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There are 223+ hotels available in Leicester. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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