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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 46 min

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

$25 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

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

$12 - $16

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Leicester 102.3 miles

$21 - $35

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Leicester, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from London Victoria to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria 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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Victoria and Leicester is 144 km. The road distance is 164 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Leicester is to bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 2 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Leicester is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £18 - £55.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Leicester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from London Victoria to Leicester, including transfers.