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Coach travel from Birmingham to Leicester

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

Enjoy simple and convenient coach travel and experience a new city with our services from Birmingham to Leicester. With some services taking just 1 hour 10 mins and fares starting from as little as £6.50 one-way*, the coach is the perfect option for anyone who wants to travel with confidence without breaking the bank.

You can book tickets from Birmingham to Leicester now using the blue journey planner above.

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.

Departing from Birmingham Coach Station

Birmingham Coach Station is based in Digbeth, right at the heart of the city centre, so it's a great place to start your journey.

Local bus services can drop you right outside the station, while New Street and Moor Street train stations are only a 10-minute walk away. Once you've arrived you can settle in by picking up the essentials at the on-site newsagents or eateries, visiting toilet facilities and more.

Take a look at our Birmingham Coach Station facilities page for further information.

Arriving at Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station

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 too.

You can find out more by visiting our Leicester Bus Station facilities page.

Birmingham to Leicester route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  • Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
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