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Coach travel from Leicester to London Victoria

From £6.90 fares*

Duration: 2 hrs (fastest)
Departures: up to 15 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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Buses from Leicester to London in 2 hours (fastest journey)

Our fastest coach from Leicester to London will get you there in 2 hours (to our Golders Green stop), giving you more time to explore this spectacular capital city.

With coaches to London from Leicester running throughout the day from £{#rleadfareone-way* you can travel in style for less once again.

Leicester to London journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs (to Golders Green)
Cheapest price From £6.90 *
Distance (approx) 189km
No. of stops 3 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 4:30am/21:30pm

Our Leicester to London services and stops

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

440 coach towards London

Our 440 service travels up to 14 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leicester
  • Leicester (Braunstone)
  • Northampton
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • London (Golders Green)
  • London (Finchley Road)
  • London (Baker Street)
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

450 coach towards London

Our 450 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leicester
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • London (Golders Green)
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

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Departing from Leicester Coach Station

While waiting to depart to London, 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 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 directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre.

Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Coach Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Leicester to London?

The first coach leaves from Leicester at 4.30am, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 7.20am.

When is the last coach from Leicester to London?

The last coach leaves from Leicester at 21.30pm, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 0.05am.

How much is the coach from Leicester to London?

A one-way journey from Leicester to London is available from £6.90*.

How long does the coach take from Leicester to London?

Our fastest coach journey from Leicester to London takes 2 hours to our Golders Green stop.

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

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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*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 17 November 2022 for travel between 17 November 2022 and 17 March 2023.

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