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There are 6 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus National Express  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$18 - $24

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$38 - $93

Bus Stagecoach Warwickshire  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Coventry, Well St X1
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station 48

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester 36.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester 36.7 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham Airport to Leicester 36.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Airport and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Birmingham International and arriving at Leicester via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Leicester is 29 miles. The road distance is 36.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs £14 - £18.

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The bus from Birmingham Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station takes 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Airport station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester is to bus which takes 55 min and costs £14 - £18. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £29 - £75 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and Leicester, England?

National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
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 Birmingham Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Coventry, Well St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Taxis 4 U
Phone
+44 1926 487920
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Leicester
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Leicester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester is 37 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Leicester.

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