Bus Edinburgh to Leicester and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Leicester to Edinburgh and return

swap
Adults
1
Children
0
Traveling as a group?
Rent a bus here!
1850 Companies - 5,588,359 Connections
The Best DealsSave up to 70%
The Most ChoicesMillions of routes worldwide
Easy and TransparentCompare offers with 1 click
Are you trying to find an upcoming bus trip from Edinburgh to Leicester or vice versa? Then our bus search engine can help you find the best option for your travel needs. If you need to get there as fast as possible, you can opt for the fastest bus connection, which is offered by National Express and will get you there in 8h 10m. If you’re tight on cash or are simply looking for the best deal, consider the most affordable ticket, which starts at $16.27. Just click the "Find Now" button and enjoy the ride!

Edinburgh to Leicester Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$16.27
Fastest Bus9h 20m
Distance243.6 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express
  Bus Edinburgh - Leicester    244 mi
Ø Bus connections2 x
Savings-77%

The cheapest bus routes 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
      6:20 AM
      5:30 PM
    24 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $16.27
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      6:20 AM
      5:30 PM
    22 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $16.27
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      6:20 AM
      5:30 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.35
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      10:00 AM
      7:50 PM
    9 Apr
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.44
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      9:30 PM
      9:55 AM
    21 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.57
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      9:30 PM
      9:55 AM
    5 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.57
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      9:30 PM
      10:00 AM
    2 Mar
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.57
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      9:30 PM
      10:00 AM
    9 Mar
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.57
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      6:20 AM
      5:30 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $19.08
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      6:20 AM
      5:30 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $20.05
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      9:30 PM
      9:55 AM
    3 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $20.05
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      9:30 PM
      9:55 AM
    3 Feb
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $24.43
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      10:15 AM
      7:35 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $68.31
  • Edinburgh
    Leicester
      10:15 AM
      7:35 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $71.95


  Carpooling Edinburgh - Leicester    244 mi

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 PM
      7:50 PM
    3 Feb
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $44.36


  Bus Leicester - Edinburgh    244 mi
Ø Bus connections2 x
Savings-32%

The cheapest bus routes 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
      7:45 AM
      6:25 PM
    23 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $16.40
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:45 AM
      9:30 PM
    21 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $16.92
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10 AM
      9:30 PM
    20 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.57
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:45 AM
      9:20 PM
    29 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $17.57
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      7:25 AM
      6:25 PM
    24 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $18.87
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      7:25 AM
      6:40 PM
    6 Mar
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $18.87
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10 AM
      9:30 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $19.24
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      7:25 AM
      6:40 PM
    28 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $19.65
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:45 AM
      9:30 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $20.05
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10 AM
      9:30 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $20.56
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10 AM
      9:20 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $22.45
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      7:25 AM
      6:25 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $23.38
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10 AM
      9:30 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $24.23
  • Leicester
    Edinburgh
      11:10 AM
      9:20 PM
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $24.29


  Carpooling Leicester - Edinburgh    244 mi

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 AM
      4:10 PM
    3 Feb
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $39.05


Current ticket prices

You'd like to go traveling for some time but you're a bit tight on cash at the moment? Then the bus is the perfect option! Your trip from Edinburgh to Leicester is currently available for only $16.27 with National Express. If you book at short notice, however, the same journey can be slightly more expensive. Here's a recommendation: make sure to take a look at travel times as well. Avoid spending too much time on the road by opting for the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Edinburgh and Leicester

  Stations
Gravel St 77, Leicester (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Edinburgh 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 pick the perfect bus! Go for the quickest bus if you're pressed for time, pick the most affordable one if you want to travel without breaking the bank or select the one that offers the best amenities.

While carry-on luggage, air conditioned and ample legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some operators 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 engine start comparing the cheapest bus operators. For instance, when you take a bus from Leicester to Edinburgh, 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 Edinburgh to Leicester and back is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.

Edinburgh and Leicester: Useful Info

Edinburgh
435,791
Leicester
339,239
Taxi
$5.53
$5.77
Edinburgh
Leicester
A cab ride in Edinburgh is 5% cheaper than in Leicester.
Local buses
$2.08
$3.25
Edinburgh
Leicester
A bus fare in Edinburgh is 37% cheaper than in Leicester.
Beer
$5.21
$4.56
Edinburgh
Leicester
A large beer in Edinburgh is 13% more expensive than in Leicester.
Water
$1.46
$1.84
Edinburgh
Leicester
A bottle of water in Edinburgh is 21% cheaper than in Leicester.
Meal
$9.09
$10.15
Edinburgh
Leicester
A meal in Edinburgh is 11% cheaper than in Leicester.
Trusted shop
The CheckMyBus App
Free Download