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Nottingham to Leicester

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

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How to travel from Nottingham to Leicester ?

Trip Nottingham Leicester

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance22 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Nottingham to Leicester and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Nottingham Leicester? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. You just have to specify the departure date to Leicester then let Vivanoda search for you. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To travel from Nottingham, trains, carpooling or buses of Blablacar, East Midlands Trains and National Express will carry you to Leicester.

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

Nottingham to Leicester bus

Are you looking for a bus from Nottingham to Leicester? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

Going by bus from Nottingham 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.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Nottingham Leicester route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Nottingham Leicester is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Nottingham to Leicester watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that you take from Nottingham to Leicester are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Nottingham and Leicester?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Nottingham Leicester.

National Express Nottingham Leicester

Departure bus stations in Nottingham

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Nottingham at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Leicester' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Nottingham

Bus stops at arrival in Leicester

When you arrive in Leicester, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Leicester

Train Nottingham to Leicester

Is there a direct train bound for Leicester from Nottingham?

Yes, the Nottingham to Leicester route is served by a direct train. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Leicester and there may be fewer direct trains from Nottingham on certain days. To find the cheapest Nottingham-Leicester train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Nottingham Leicester

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

Nottingham Leicester train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: East Midlands Trains.
East Midlands Trains Nottingham Leicester

Departure train stations in Nottingham

  • Nottingham

Railway stations in Leicester

  • Leicester

Carpool from Nottingham to Leicester

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Nottingham-Leicester ride. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Nottingham-Leicester rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Leicester!

Before you book your Nottingham-Leicester ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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