There are 4 ways to get from Suffolk to Leicester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Stowmarket to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Leicester

$63 - $100

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Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Combs Ford, Cracknells to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) A14
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$25 - $29

2 alternative options

Train via Cambridge  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Stowmarket to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester

$70 - $108

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Suffolk to Leicester 114.6 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Suffolk to Leicester is to bus which costs £19 - £23 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suffolk to Leicester is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Suffolk to Leicester station. However, there are services departing from Combs Ford, Cracknells and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station via Cambridge Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Suffolk to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Stowmarket and arriving at Leicester via Ely. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Suffolk and Leicester is 96 miles. The road distance is 114.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £45 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Suffolk to Leicester, including transfers.

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Suffolk to Leicester bus services, operated by Suffolk Norse, depart from Combs Ford, Cracknells station.

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Suffolk to Leicester train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Stowmarket station.

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The best way to get from Suffolk to Leicester is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £45 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £23 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Suffolk to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 96.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

What companies run services between Suffolk, England and Leicester, England?

You can take a train from Suffolk to Leicester via Ely in around 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Suffolk to Leicester via Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and Cambridge Parkside in around 4 h 25 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stowmarket to Ely
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stowmarket to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Combs Ford, Cracknells to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
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 Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Suffolk to Leicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Leicester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suffolk to Leicester is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Suffolk to Leicester.

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