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It's really easy to buy a bus ticket to Leicester with FlixBus: you can book online on our website simply selecting your departure and arrival cities, and picking your favorite date to travel. The best way to find cheap tickets though is by using the free FlixBus App and keep your ticket always in your pocket!
Getting to Leicester with FlixBus is easy as you can reach Leicester from 21 cities. You can also save the cost of the hotel by traveling on overnight buses, so no matter your schedule, you can plan your journey to Leicester around you.
Buses are one of the most convenient ways to travel and FlixBus is among the cheapest to get to Leicester! Depending on where you are travelling from, getting to Leicester with FlixBus can cost as little as 3,00 €!
We offer several payment methods for purchasing your ticket to Leicester. You can choose among card payment, PayPal, Google Pay and many more. Once in the payment section, you will be able to see all the available options and pick your preferred one. If you are having difficulties with payment, check out our help page about payments. If you buy your bus ticket onboard or at a sales point you are also given the option to pay cash.
Using your FlixBus ticket to go to Leicester is easy! If you book online, you receive a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code which serves as your bus ticket. If you book through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. In both cases, no need to print the ticket: simply show it digitally to the driver and you are ready to board the bus, sit back and relax.
There are 2 bus stops in Leicester. You can find their locations on the map on this page.
When traveling to Leicester with FlixBus, you get extra legroom, power outlets, and of course restrooms. Most of our buses offer free Wi-Fi. Make sure to bring chargers for your devices, as you can find power outlets on board.
You can reserve a seat on your journey to Leicester during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from a number of categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort and bed seats- ideal for a restful journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
Traveling by bus to Leicester is one of the most environmentally-friendly options available (compared to traveling by car or plane), and you can help the planet by offsetting your carbon emissions when you travel with FlixBus! Just click the CO₂ compensation box when you book your ticket and help us towards our goal of zero-emission travel!
Whether you travel to Leicester with a wheelchair, use a service animal or are pregnant at the time of your trip, we have the facilities in place to help.
Passengers younger than 15 years old can travel to Leicester for less. At the time of booking, we calculate the cheapest price for you from all available rates and discounts. If the discounted price is lower than the child fare, the selected passengers pay the same price. Please, make sure you check our child travel and seat policy. Foldable pushchairs or strollers can be transported for free on the bus to Leicester.
You don' need to worry about packing light when you travel to Leicester with FlixBus! Your bus ticket to Leicester includes the FREE transportation of one carry-on bag and one checked luggage. If you want to carry additional or special luggage, you can check all the options available on this page.

Discover Leicester

Leicester is a vibrant city that's more than just the birthplace of cheese and the final resting place of a certain king! Located in the heart of England, Leicester is a buzzing metropolis with a population of around 350,000. Its history dates back to Roman times, but it gained fame for the discovery of the remains of King Richard III under a car park—talk about a surprise! Today, Leicester offers a fascinating blend of historical landmarks, including the stunning Leicester Cathedral, vibrant multicultural neighborhoods, and a thriving arts and music scene. So, come on over and discover the hidden gems of this captivating city! 

Why Visit Leicester with FlixBus?

Leicester is a city that's as diverse and dynamic as a mixed playlist! While it may be small in size, Leicester packs a punch when it comes to surprises. Peel back the layers of history and discover the tales of King Richard III's legendary car park discovery, or step into the futuristic marvels of the National Space Centre. Stroll through the vibrant Cultural Quarter, where independent theaters and art spaces showcase the city's creative spirit. Take a detour to the bustling Golden Mile, where the aroma of spices wafts through the air and tantalizes your taste buds with a variety of mouthwatering global cuisines. Don't forget to immerse yourself in Leicester's multicultural festivals that celebrate the city's melting pot of cultures. Leicester may not shout from the rooftops, but it whispers its wonders to those who listen with open ears and an adventurous spirit. 

When to Visit Leicester

For mild weather and vibrant festivals, summer is the winner. Don't miss the Caribbean Carnival and Leicester Comedy Festival! If you prefer fewer crowds and lower prices, spring and autumn are your go-to seasons. Football fanatics, catch a match during the lively football season. And if you crave a touch of winter magic, December brings festive markets and ice skating. Check the weather forecast, pack your curiosity, and head to Leicester during the season that matches your interests. Adventure awaits all year round! 

Top Attractions in Leicester

  • Whether you like it or not, you’ll have a lot of explaining to do if you don’t start your journey in Leicester at the King Richard III Visitor Centre, where you'll uncover the intriguing story of this infamous monarch.  
  • Stroll through the vibrant Cultural Quarter, home to theaters, art galleries, and the Curve Theatre with its dazzling architecture.  
  • Don't miss the Jewry Wall Museum, where you can step back into Roman times and explore ancient ruins.  
  • For a taste of local flavor, visit the Leicester Market, a bustling hub filled with fresh produce and tasty treats.  
  • Immerse yourself in history at the New Walk Museum, housing an eclectic mix of art and natural history exhibits.  
  • Wrap up your day with a match at the King Power Stadium, cheering on Leicester City Football Club.  

Leicester is a vibrant city with a playlist of attractions that will keep you entertained from start to finish! 

Getting Around Leicester

Leicester's public transportation system offers convenient options, but the main mode of transport is the bus network, with frequent services covering various routes. You can purchase single tickets directly from the driver or use contactless payment methods. The train station provides connections to other cities and towns. Trains run at regular intervals, especially during peak hours.  

Food and Drink in Leicester

Start your local foodie adventure with legendary Leicester cheese, a creamy delight that'll melt your heart. Don't miss the chance to savor classic Indian dishes in the vibrant Golden Mile neighborhood or indulge in delectable international cuisines at the Highcross Shopping Centre. Explore the lanes of St. Martin's Square for trendy cafes and local eats. For a sweet treat, try the traditional Bakewell tart at the Leicester Market. Keep an eye out for the Leicester Riverside Festival, celebrating food, music, and entertainment each year. 

Nightlife and Entertainment in Leicester

Start your evening in Leiscester in the bustling Cultural Quarter, where you'll find lively bars and clubs pumping out tunes that will get your feet tapping. For a unique experience, head to the Braunstone Gate, a hub of diverse nightlife with vibrant bars and late-night eateries. Don't miss the Leicester Comedy Festival, where laughter echoes through the streets each February. If you want to venture off the beaten path, head to the hidden gem of St. Martin's Square, where you'll discover quirky bars and local live music. 

Plan Your Visit to Leicester with FlixBus

With its rich history, fascinating museums, and vibrant cultural scene, Leicester is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. And what better way to embark on your adventure than with FlixBus? With comfortable travel options and affordable fares, it's time to start planning your journey. Booking is easy: online, at a sales point, or with our FlixBus App. Payment methods include credit card, Paypal, and Google and Apple Pay. Traveling by bus is one of the most environmentally-friendly options available, so don't wait – start planning your journey to Leicester today! 

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