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Heathrow to Leicester

From £36.50 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 50 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 11 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 Heathrow Airport to Leicester

End your travels the right way with a comfortable coach journey from Heathrow Airport to Leicester.

With fares starting from just £36.50 one-way*, the coach is the perfect option for anyone who wants to travel in style without breaking the bank.

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

Heathrow to Leicester journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 50 mins
Cheapest price From £36.50 *
Distance (approx) 172km
No. of stops 3 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 00:05am/22:05pm

Our Heathrow to Leicester services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

230 coach towards Derby

Our 230 service travels up to 9 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport (T5)
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Luton Airport Bus Station
  • Luton Interchange
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Leicester (Fosse Park)
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

240 coach towards Bradford

Our 240 service travels up to 6 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Heathrow Airport (T5)
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Luton Airport Bus Station
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Leicester (Fosse Park)
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station

Heathrow to Leicester route map

Departing from Heathrow

While you are waiting for your coach, Heathrow Airport has many great facilities for you to enjoy.

Facilities near to the stop include a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information: 

Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.

Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 4.

Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 5.

Arriving in Leicester

St Margaret's Bus Station is located on Gravel Street, right in the heart of Leicester's city centre. It's ideal for taking advantage of all the shops, cafes, restaurants and other facilities you may need after you've arrived.

Great transport links, including bus routes, rail routes and a dedicated taxi rank are based around the bus station, meaning travelling further afield is easy and convenient.

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

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Heathrow to Leicester?

The first coach leaves from Heathrow Airport at 00.05am, arriving at Leicester at 3.00am.

When is the last coach from Heathrow to Leicester?

The last coach leaves from Heathrow Airport at 22.05pm, arriving at Leicester at 00.55am.

How much is the coach from Heathrow to Leicester?

A one-way journey from Heathrow Airport to Leicester is available from £36.50*.

How long does the coach take from Heathrow to Leicester?

Our fastest coach journeys from Heathrow to Leicester take 2 hrs 50 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Heathrow to Leicester?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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