Book direct travel from London to Leicester

Our coaches travel from London (Victoria Coach Station) to Leicester (St Margaret's Bus Station) from as early as 7.30am. The last service leaves London at 11.30pm. Our fastest journey will get you there in 2 hours. With regular, reliable, services, £10 return fares and £5 one-way travel, there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.

Services and Stops

Services from London to Leicester run from early in the morning until late at night. 

A full list of stops along this route includes: London Victoria Coach Station, Marble Arch, Marylebone, Finchley Road Station, Golders Green, Milton Keynes Coachway, Leicester (Brainstone), Leicester (St Margaret's Bus Station).

Please view our London to Leicester timetable for full details on the route/stops for your journey.

About our coaches

A guaranteed reclining leather seat, air conditioning, plug sockets for charging your mobile, friendly drivers to help load your heavy luggage, and a 500-strong fleet of coaches taking you to 100's of UK towns, cities, airports and events from just £5 one-way...just a few of the reasons why more of our customers are making the switch from rail to coach...

Taking the coach to Leicester

Coaches from London Victoria Coach Station arrive at Leicester's St Margaret's Bus Station from as early as 9.55am. The last coach of the day leaves London at 11.30pm, arriving in Leicester at 2.10am (approx). London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line, and the Circle line. A bus stop is based outside the station, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place. Take a look at our Victoria Coach Station facilities.

Arriving in Leicester by coach

Leicester's St Margaret's Bus Station is based in the city centre, on Gravel Street, making it central to all shops, cafes, restaurants and other facilities. Great transport links, including bus routes, rail routes and a dedicated taxi rank are based around the bus station, making further travel easy. View our Leicester Bus Station facilities.


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