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

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

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

$30 - $79

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Bus  •  5 h 21 min

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

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Stratford to London Stansted Airport A21
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Leicester

$73 - $110

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 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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

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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 Canning Town, Covent Garden, Savoy Street and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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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 2 h 23 min.

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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 2 h 23 min and costs £23 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min 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, arrive at London Victoria Coach 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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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs £23 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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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: 2 h 23 min

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 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route once daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $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 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Stratford to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
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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 Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Leicester
Estimated price
$280 - $390

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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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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 2 h 5 min to drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Leicester.

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