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Leicester to London bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$7.37
Shortest Duration1h 55m
Trips per day27
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Leicester to London cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Leicester to London were $8.67.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Leicester to London is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 7 days out, tickets are on average $1.74 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Leicester to London?

The distance between Leicester and London is approximately 89.14 miles, or 143.43 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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 bus from Leicester to London?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Leicester to London by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Saturday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Leicester to London?

On average there are 27 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Leicester to London, with an average of 40.8 trips per day and 102 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Leicester to London. Of the 27 trips there are 10 trips that are direct connections to London.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Leicester to London start at $34.01.

2 carriers offer Leicester to London bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Leicester to London from $6.85. There are 4.666667 trips per day offered by Megabus from Leicester to London and you can expect on average to pay $9.43 for a Megabus ticket to London. In Leicester, Megabus departs to London from Fosse Park, In London, Megabus arrives at Victoria Coach Station,

An average trip on Megabus from Leicester to London takes 2 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to London in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5.333333 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $9.88 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
2h 35m
Avg. Price
$9.43

National Express

Book National Express from Leicester to London from $9.45. There are 40.8 trips per day offered by National Express from Leicester to London and you can expect on average to pay $19.39 for a National Express ticket to London. In Leicester, National Express departs to London from Narborough Rd and one other station. In London, National Express arrives at Victoria Coach Station and 25 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Leicester to London takes 4 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to London in 1 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 31 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $24.24 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
4h 10m
Avg. Price
$19.39

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to London will depart from these stations in Leicester:
  • Narborough Rd
  • Fosse Park
  • St. Margaret's Bus Station
Buses arrive in London at 15 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in London for trips arriving from Leicester:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • High Rd
  • 145-155 A11
  • 235 Finchley Rd
  • Rosehill
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • Eltham Rd
  • 75 Loampit Vale
  • Golders Green
  • 41 Montfichet Rd
  • Hammersmith Bridge Rd
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Kensington Rd
  • Stockwell
  • 405 Mile End Rd

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