There are 4 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leicester by bus, subway, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Leicester National Express / ...

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Tube, train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester

$28 - $77

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leicester 104.6 miles

$22 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Leicester 104.6 miles

$230 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leicester is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leicester is to drive which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £16 - £25.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Leicester is 138 km. The road distance is 167 km.

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The bus from Heathrow Airport London to Leicester takes 2 h 25 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Leicester. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Leicester, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Leicester every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
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 Heathrow Airport London to Leicester
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Leicester
Estimated price
$230 - $330

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