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Leicester to Derby coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£4.06
Shortest Duration0h 25m
Trips per day8
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How much does a coach ticket from Leicester to Derby cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Leicester to Derby were £4.83.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Leicester to Derby is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the coach ride from Leicester to Derby?

The distance between Leicester and Derby is approximately 24.21 miles, or 38.95 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 25 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your coach has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Leicester to Derby?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Leicester to Derby by coach is at 00:00 on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Monday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What coach companies travel from Leicester to Derby?

On average there are 8 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Leicester to Derby, with an average of 8 trips per day and 8 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Leicester to Derby. Of the 8 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Leicester to Derby start at £11.89.

1 carriers offer Leicester to Derby coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Leicester to Derby from £4.06. There are 8 National Express schedules from Leicester to Derby and you can expect on average to pay £4.83 for a National Express ticket to Derby. In Leicester, National Express departs to Derby from St. Margaret's Bus Station and no other station. In Derby, National Express arrives at East Midlands Airport and 1 other station.

An average trip on National Express from Leicester to Derby takes 0 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Derby in 0 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay £4.83 for a weekend getaway to Derby.

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Coaches to Derby depart from one main station in Leicester:
  • St. Margaret's Bus Station
Coaches arrive in Derby at 2 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Derby for trips arriving from Leicester:
  • East Midlands Airport
  • Morledge

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