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Duration 42 min
Distance 86 miles
Average price £60
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Leicester

The nearest airport to Leicester is East Midlands (EMA). However, there are better options for getting to Leicester. 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 2m. Southern Service also services this route once a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Recommended airport

London Heathrow (LHR)

  1. London St Pancras International
  2. Leicester
1h 46m
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£33 - £115
Other nearby airports

Birmingham (BHX)

  1. Birmingham Airport
  2. Leicester
1h 10m
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Cheapest
£4 - £7

Manchester (MAN)

  1. Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Sheffield
  3. Leicester
2h 47m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£49 - £102

London Stansted (STN)

  1. Stansted Airport
  2. Leicester
2h 21m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£60 - £180

East Midlands (EMA)

  1. East Mids Airport, Coach Park
  2. East Mids Gateway, Interchange
  3. East Midlands Parkway
  4. Leicester
42 min
£23 - £32

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The nearest airport to Leicester is East Midlands (EMA) Airport which is 15.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include Birmingham (BHX) (28.5 miles), Manchester (MAN) (69.5 miles), London Stansted (STN) (78.9 miles) and London Heathrow (LHR) (86.2 miles).

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It takes 1h 46m to get from Leicester to London Heathrow (LHR) Airport.

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We recommend flying to London Heathrow (LHR) Airport, which is 86.2 miles away from Leicester. The train via King's Cross St. Pancras station from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leicester takes 1h 46m.

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