Find bus tickets from Bedford to Leicester
Bedford to Leicester bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||2h 20m|
|Trips per day||4|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Bedford to Leicester right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Bedford to Leicester?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $32.24 was the low point for bus fares from Bedford to Leicester. Buses from Leicester to Bedford are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $32.24 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Bedford, BDF to Leicester, LCE. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bedford?
The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bedford to Leicester, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Bedford to Leicester every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Bedford to Leicester; ticket prices start at $32.73.
What bus companies travel from Bedford to Leicester?
There is one bus company that operates from Bedford to Leicester. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|National Express||4||2h 26m||$32.23|
Where does the bus leave from in Bedford?
Bedford, Bedford has two bus stations with service to Leicester, Leicester:
- Coach Station
Where does the bus arrive in Leicester?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Leicester, Leicester:
- Narborough Rd
- St. Margaret's Bus Station