Bus Cardiff to Leicester and return

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Facts about the bus from Cardiff to Leicester

Cheapest Bus$7.19
Fastest Bus4h 45m
Earliest Bus7:15 AM
Latest Bus11:40 PM
Daily Bus Routes6 Ø
Distance117.8 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, Rede Expressos

The cheapest bus routes from Cardiff to Leicester

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  • National Express
    3:15 PM
    Cardiff - Bus Station Wood St
    Duration 4h 45m
    8:00 PM
    Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station
    from$7.19
  • National Express
    10:55 AM
    Cardiff - Bus Station Wood St
    Duration 5h 5m
    4:00 PM
    Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station
    from$7.83
  • Rede Expressos
    8:40 AM
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 4h 55m
    1:35 PM
    Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station
    from$24.85
  • Rede Expressos
    11:40 PM
    Cardiff - University
    Duration 4h 55m
    4:35 AM
    Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station
    from$24.85
  • National Express
    7:15 AM
    Cardiff
    Duration 5h 5m
    12:20 PM
    Leicester
    from$34.01
  • National Express
    10:45 AM
    Cardiff
    Duration 8h 35m
    7:20 PM
    Leicester
    from$36.53

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cardiff to Leicester

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  • BlaBlaCar
    7:00 AM
    Cardiff
    Duration 2h 50m
    9:50 AM
    Leicester
    from$22.72

The cheapest bus routes from Leicester to Cardiff

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • National Express
    12:50 PM
    Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station
    Duration 5h 25m
    6:15 PM
    Cardiff - Bus Station Wood St
    from$24.24
  • National Express
    12:50 PM
    Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station
    Duration 5h 40m
    6:30 PM
    Cardiff - Bus Station Wood St
    from$27.39
  • National Express
    9:45 AM
    Leicester
    Duration 5h 55m
    3:40 PM
    Cardiff
    from$33.50
  • National Express
    4:45 PM
    Leicester
    Duration 8h 25m
    1:10 AM
    Cardiff
    from$33.50

The cheapest carpooling offers from Leicester to Cardiff

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    6:10 PM
    Leicester
    Duration 3h 50m
    10:00 PM
    Cardiff
    from$21.46
  • BlaBlaCar
    6:10 PM
    Leicester
    Duration 4h 50m
    11:00 PM
    Cardiff
    from$21.46

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

You can get a bus ticket from Cardiff to Leicester or from Leicester to Cardiff for only $7.19. National Express and Busbud offer inexpensive and convenient intercity buses between these two cities, allowing travellers to get more bang for their buck without compromising comfort. This route's fastest travel time starts at 5h 20m . The choice is yours: Just click the "Find Now" button, see all options and take your pick!
Finding a cheap bus ticket from Cardiff to Leicester can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. You can compare all the offers available and choose the perfect bus! Go for the fastest bus if you're pressed for time, choose the most affordable one if you want to get more bang for your buck or select the one that offers the best on-board amenities. While carry-on luggage, AC and ample legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some carriers go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as power outlets (sometimes in every single row) or free WiFi. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search start comparing the cheapest bus operators. For instance, when you take a bus from Leicester to Cardiff, free WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by National Express. We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Cardiff to Leicester and back is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.
Ticket prices for the bus route Cardiff - Leicester are currently starting from $7.19. If you book at short notice, however, the trip might set you back $22.34. This is why we recommend checking different departure times (if you're flexible timewise, that is). Sometimes you can save even more money by simply taking an earlier bus. Also take a look at travel times: while National Express only needs 5h 20m for the whole journey, you might have to spend more hours on the road when opting for other companies.

Bus stops in Cardiff and Leicester

Stations
Narborough Rd , LE3 2FU Leicester (United Kingdom)
London Rd , LE2 0QB Leicester (United Kingdom)
Everard Way 7, Leicester (United Kingdom)
Gravel St 77, Leicester (United Kingdom)

Compare Cardiff and Leicester

$4.79
$5.60
Cardiff
Leicester
A cab ride in Cardiff is 15% cheaper than in Leicester.
$2.27
$3.16
Cardiff
Leicester
A bus fare in Cardiff is 29% cheaper than in Leicester.
$3.79
$4.42
Cardiff
Leicester
A large beer in Cardiff is 15% cheaper than in Leicester.
$1.14
$1.79
Cardiff
Leicester
A bottle of water in Cardiff is 37% cheaper than in Leicester.
$7.32
$9.85
Cardiff
Leicester
A meal in Cardiff is 26% cheaper than in Leicester.

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