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The Bullring, Birmingham

Coach travel from Leicester to Birmingham

From £6.50 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 10 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 12 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Leicester to Birmingham in 1 hour 10 mins (fastest journey)

Enjoy faster coach travel with our services from Leicester to Birmingham, arriving in just 1 hour 10 mins on certain services and leaving up to 12 times a day. Plus, with one-way fares starting from £6.50*, it might just be the most cost-effective way to travel. 

Order your tickets now using the journey planner above and enjoy a guaranteed leather seat and free Wi-Fi, and an ample luggage allowance.

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

Leicester to Birmingham services & stops

Our direct services run between Leicester Coach Station and Birmingham Coach Station, and arrive in Birmingham in approximately 1 hr 10 mins.

Departing from Leicester Coach Station

While waiting to depart to Birmingham, Leicester's coach station has plenty to keep you occupied and comfortable. From an onsite coffee shop and newsagents to a convenient cash point, your time waiting is bound to fly by.

For more information, please see our Leicester Coach Station facilities page.

Arriving at Birmingham Coach Station

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth: at the heart of the city centre and just an 8-minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre.

A taxi rank is directly outside the station, along with a bus stop, which is served by many routes into the city centre. New Street Rail Station is just a 10-minute walk away through the city centre.

Take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities.

Leicester to Birmingham route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Leicester Coach Station
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Birmingham Airport (BHX), also for NEC
  • Birmingham Coach Station
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