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There are 4 ways to get from London to Leicestershire by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train

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

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Night bus

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

Bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Leicestershire

London to Leicestershire by train and bus

93 Weekly Services
2h 29m Average Duration
£51 Cheapest Price
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London → Leicestershire
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leicestershire is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leicestershire is subject to regional advice.

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Last updated: 25 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from London to Leicestershire is to night bus which costs £9 - £14 and takes 3h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Leicestershire is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Leicestershire. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Leicester, Oakland Avenue via Haymarket Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between London and Leicestershire is 91 miles. The road distance is 105.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Leicestershire without a car is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from London to Leicestershire, including transfers.

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London to Leicestershire bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Leicestershire is to train which takes 2h 29m and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £17 and takes 3h 8m.

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London to Leicestershire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Leicestershire is 105 miles. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from London to Leicestershire.

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Map of how to get from London to Leicestershire.
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  • Distance: 90.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

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

East Midlands Railways operates a train from London St Pancras International to Leicester every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £45 - £70 and the journey takes 1h 7m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 2h 45m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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