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Coach travel from London to Leicester

From £2.90 fares one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 25 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 13 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 London to Leicester in 2 hours 30 mins (fastest journey)

Our coaches travel from London (Victoria Coach Station) to Leicester (St Margaret's Bus Station) from as early as 7.40am. Our fastest journey will get you there in 2 hours, 30 minutes on our 440 route.

With regular, reliable services from £2.90 one-way*, you can travel with confidence once again.

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.

London to Leicester services & stops

A full list of stops along our 440 and 450 routes can include: London Victoria Coach Station, Marble Arch, Marylebone, Finchley Road Station, Golders Green, Milton Keynes Coachway, Leicester (Brainstone), Leicester (St Margaret's Bus Station).

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

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 at Leicester Coach 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.

Check out our Leicester Bus Station facilities.

Calling at...

London to Leicester route stops include:
  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London Marble Arch
  • London Marylebone Rd
  • London Finchley Road
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Leicester Coach Station
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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 5 June 2021 for travel between 5 June 2021 and 19 July 2021.

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