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Birmingham to Leicester

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1 suggested route to go from Birmingham to Leicester by train, car, bus

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How to go from Birmingham to Leicester ?

Trip Birmingham Leicester

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance34 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Birmingham to Leicester? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling and trains to get to Leicester. Simply enter your travel date to Leicester and Vivanoda does the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To reach your destination from Birmingham, you will travel with Blablacar, CrossCountry or National Express by buses, carpooling or trains.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Birmingham to Leicester bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Birmingham and Leicester.

Going by bus from Birmingham to Leicester may not be so obvious to you. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Leicester.

  • The Birmingham Leicester tickets are sold at unbeatable prices, it is unlikely that you will find better offers with the other modes of transport: rail or carpool offers.
  • It is more environmentally friendly to travel on a modern bus than to carpool. In addition, the road Birmingham Leicester is shared by other vehicles and no additional infrastructure is needed to run a bus.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Birmingham Leicester coaches are equipped with.
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Birmingham to Leicester are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Birmingham and Leicester?

To get to Leicester by bus from Birmingham, you only have the bus company National Express that serves the these two cities.

National Express Birmingham Leicester

Bus stops in Birmingham

You will have to arrive at your Birmingham stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Leicester' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Birmingham

Arrival bus stations in Leicester

Once the bus has arrived at Leicester, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Leicester

Train Birmingham to Leicester

Is there a direct train for the Birmingham-Leicester route?

Indeed, the cities of Leicester and Birmingham are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Leicester and there may be fewer direct trains from Birmingham on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Birmingham-Leicester train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Birmingham Leicester

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Birmingham and Leicester with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Birmingham Leicester railways companies

The train company that operates this journey is CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Birmingham Leicester

Railway stations from Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street

Arrival train stations in Leicester

  • Leicester

Carpool from Birmingham to Leicester

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Birmingham-Leicester car journeys with others. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Birmingham-Leicester rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Leicester.

Before you book your Birmingham-Leicester ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. No need to bother about the price once you travel, everything is paid online when you book your ride.

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