Leicester arch of remembrance

Coach travel to Leicester

Frequent, daily services straight to the heart of Leicester

Choose Your Journey

1 Passenger Add Coachcards

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).

Prices shown include your coachcard discount, your coachcard number will be required during the booking process

We accept:

VISA logo MasterCard logo Maestro logo PayPal logo Amazon Pay logo Clearpay logo Apple Pay logo JCB logo

Getting cheap tickets to Leicester

Haven't you heard? It's never been easier to get to Leicester with our fantastic range of low fares! Book your ticket at least three days in advance, and you'll save even more with coachcards — putting more pounds back in your pocket for fun in Leicester. It's a win-win!

Take a moment to scroll up and check out our great deals on tickets to Leicester, or scroll down for some handy travel tips. We're here to make sure your trip is nothing short of unforgettable!

Things to do in Leicester

Right in the heart of England, vibrant Leicester awaits with a wealth of activities for groups, families, and couples alike. From lively seasonal events to delicious local restaurants and a buzzing nightlife, there’s no shortage of things to discover and enjoy.

Have a browse through our handpicked recommendations  for some of the best ideas on how best to spend your time in one of England’s most ancient cities.

Where to drink

The Cookie

Find an incredible lineup of live acts, including comedians like Seann Walsh, The Cookie is one of Leicester’s trendiest venues. And as if the entertainment alone isn’t reason enough to visit, there’s also a rooftop gin bar, making it a firm favourite nightspot among Leicester locals.

Hakamou Bar

With its array of exotic drinks served in pineapples, coconuts, and seashells, Hakamou Bar brings a vibrant South Pacific vibe to the East Midlands. Throw on your most colourful shirt and savour their meticulously crafted cocktails for a truly unforgettable experience.

Manhattan 34

For cocktail lovers, Manhattan 34 is a must-visit. This art deco cocktail bar boasts talented mixologists who create some of the city’s best drinks. If you’re up for a fun challenge, join their Cocktail Masterclass and learn the art of crafting your own delightful concoctions.


Where to shop

Leicester Market

Leicester Market is a bustling hub of activity, packed full with character and charm. As Europe's largest outdoor covered market, it's a prime location to find fresh, local produce, footwear, sweets, and just about anything else you can think of. With a market operating here for the past 700 years, they've clearly got the recipe for success down to an art.

Highcross Leicester

Highcross Leicester, the city’s biggest shopping centre, boasts over 150 shops and restaurants. With a perfect mix of well-known high street brands and quirky independent stores, you’re sure to find whatever you’re after. Don’t forget to check out the 12-screen cinema and the diverse range of dining options for a complete day out.

Top tourist attractions

King Richard III Visitor Centre

Step into the tale of King Richard III at this cutting-edge visitor centre.  If you didn't know,  in 2013, his remains were unexpectedly discovered beneath a city centre car park in Leicester. Now they are housed in a beautifully renovated old school building, the centre showcases the innovative forensic techniques that identified the king.  You can dive into everything about Richard’s life, the War of the Roses, and Leicester’s medieval history, all brought to life with immersive, modern technology.


Leicester's ancient heart is wonderfully preserved in the 14th-century Guildhall. Head back in time as you wander through the magnificent Great Hall and explore the spooky police cells, complete with 19th-century gallows and stories of notorious local pickpockets like Crankie, Gemmie and Emma Staff. The friendly staff are always on hand to enhance your visit, though be prepared for a ghostly encounter or two!

National Space Centre

For those dreaming of galaxies far, far away, the National Space Centre is a must-visit. Home to the UK’s largest collection of spacecraft and space artefacts, this interactive centre offers fascinating exhibits and informative tours that make the science of space travel accessible and interesting to all. Whether you're an aspiring astronaut like Tim Peake or Helen Sharman, or just curious about the cosmos, the National Space Centre promises a stellar experience.

Things to do for kids

Retro Computer Museum

With technology advancing so rapidly, it’s hard for today’s kids to picture life without the internet on their phones. The Retro Computer Museum offers a fun and nostalgic journey back to the days of early computing. Let your kids discover the computers of the past and play iconic games like Streetfighter 2 and Sonic The Hedgehog. It's a wonderful way to share a piece of your childhood and enjoy some family fun together at this unique museum.

Leicester in one day

Start your morning with a hearty breakfast at Crafty St Martin’s café, tucked away near the Odeon Arcade. Sink into a comfy leather couch and take in the city waking up around you.

After breakfast, head to the National Space Centre for an early adventure filled with wonder. If you’d rather save your energy though, there are convenient public transport options available.

Once you’ve satisfied your curiosity, treat yourself to a hearty lunch at Middleton’s Steakhouse and Grill. Their fixed-price menu offers a fantastic two or three-course lunch deal that’s sure to satisfy.

Just a short walk away, immerse yourself in history at the King Richard III Visitor Centre. Discover intriguing stories about the famous king and his connection to Leicester.

Wrap up your day at The Cookie, a great spot for an evening out. Whether you’re enjoying a meal or savouring drinks at the rooftop bar, you’ll love the fantastic views of the city as you wind down your day.

Didn't we tell you? We have all the recommendations you could ever need to make sure you make the most of Leicester. So all you need to do now is book that ticket, grab your bags, hop on that coach, and let the adventures begin!

Travelling in a large group?

Request your bespoke quote today and see how hiring a coach could be the better option for you.

Suitable for any occasion, big or small, and with access to over 10,000 vehicles, there's never been a better time to hire.

Hire a coach

No booking fees

Sign up or log in to My Account today and save on our usual £1.50 booking fee, as well as enjoying a host of other great benefits.

Discover My Account
Coach Tracker

Search for your service and track your coach in real-time with Coach Tracker...

Track your coach
Route Map

Our Route Map automatically updates as more stops and services are added...

Explore our stops

Back to top