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Are you looking for a bus from Edinburgh to Leicester? Then use our search function to find the ideal connection for your travel needs. Are you in a hurry? Then pick the quickest bus route provided by National Express, which will get you there in 8h 10m. Some buses can take a bit longer and consequently might not appear as ideal options. However, these might be the most affordable buses you can take. For this reason, it's a smart idea to compare! If you’re hoping to save quite a lot of money on your journey from Leicester to Edinburgh, choose the most affordable bus ticket, which starts as low as £12.50. Please note: Should you book too last minute or in times of strong demand, tickets could become a bit more expensive. Just click the "Find Now" button and check for the best departure time!

Edinburgh to Leicester Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£12.50
Fastest Bus9h 20m
Distance391.9 km
Coach CompaniesNational Express
  Bus Edinburgh - Leicester    392 km
Ø Bus connections2 x
Savings-77%

The cheapest coach connections from Edinburgh to Leicester

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      06:20
      17:30
    24 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £12.50
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      06:20
      17:30
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £12.50
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      06:20
      17:30
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.34
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      10:00
      19:50
    9 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.40
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      21:30
      09:55
    21 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.50
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      21:30
      09:55
    5 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.50
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      21:30
      10:00
    2 Mar
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.50
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      21:30
      10:00
    9 Mar
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.50
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      06:20
      17:30
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £14.68
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      06:20
      17:30
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £15.43
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      21:30
      09:55
    5 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £15.43
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      21:30
      09:55
    5 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £18.79
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      10:15
      19:35
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £52.52
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      10:15
      19:35
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £55.36


  Carpooling Edinburgh - Leicester    392 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Edinburgh to Leicester

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      12:30
      19:50
    5 Feb
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £34.11


  Bus Leicester - Edinburgh    392 km
Ø Bus connections2 x
Savings-33%

The cheapest coach connections from Leicester to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      07:45
      18:25
    23 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £12.60
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:45
      21:30
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.00
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10
      21:30
    20 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.50
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:45
      21:20
    29 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £13.50
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      07:25
      18:25
    24 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £14.50
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      07:25
      18:40
    6 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £14.50
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10
      21:30
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £14.79
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      07:25
      18:40
    28 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £15.10
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:45
      21:30
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £15.43
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10
      21:30
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £15.81
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10
      21:20
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £17.26
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      07:25
      18:25
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £17.99
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10
      21:30
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £18.63
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10
      21:20
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £18.67


  Carpooling Leicester - Edinburgh    392 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Leicester to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      10:00
      16:10
    5 Feb
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £30.00


Current ticket prices

Ticket prices for a bus trip from Edinburgh to Leicester are connected to demand. A rule of thumb: The earlier you book, the cheaper the fare – with a bit of luck you might score a ticket for only £12.50. A comparison with other means of transport can be a good idea as well: Check train, carpooling and flight deals and we’re sure you’ll find a travel deal hard to resist.

Bus stops in Edinburgh and Leicester

  Stations
Gravel St 77, Leicester (United Kingdom)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Edinburgh to Leicester and return

It’s not hard to find an inexpensive bus ticket for a trip from Edinburgh to Leicester – finding the best one, however, can be a bit more tricky. There's no need to panic though: CheckMyBus is here to help you! On our webpage, you can compare the offers of numerous coach operators. If you’re in a hurry, simply pick the fastest bus. If you want to save money, go for the cheapest option. We recommend you also take a look at the individual amenities: If the provider of your choice offers free WiFi access, then checking your Twitter feed or your e-mails will be no problem at all. If you want to take a snowboard or other sports gear, on the other hand, make sure that bulky luggage transportation is available. Gone are the days when you had to pay extra for good service: Most features such as wireless internet, electrical outlets or the transportation of a standard size suitcase are free of charge. You’ll soon see that taking the bus is just as convenient as travelling by plane or train!

Edinburgh and Leicester: Useful Info

Edinburgh
435,791
Leicester
339,239
Taxi
£4.25
£4.43
Edinburgh
Leicester
A taxi journey in Edinburgh is 5% cheaper than in Leicester.
Local buses
£1.60
£2.50
Edinburgh
Leicester
A bus fare in Edinburgh is 36% cheaper than in Leicester.
Beer
£4.00
£3.50
Edinburgh
Leicester
A pint of beer in Edinburgh is 13% more expensive than in Leicester.
Water
£1.12
£1.42
Edinburgh
Leicester
A bottle of water in Edinburgh is 22% cheaper than in Leicester.
Meal
£6.99
£7.80
Edinburgh
Leicester
A meal in Edinburgh is 11% cheaper than in Leicester.
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