Bus Travel in Leicester

Explore this melting pot of culture, history and the modern world

The city of Leicester is a true melting pot of culture, history and the modern world. With two universities, it lies on the River Soar, close to the National Forest. See everything from Egyptian artefacts to Picasso ceramics in the city’s galleries or head to The National Space Centre for an out-of-this-world experience. Love the arts? Check out De Montfort Hall and the Y Theatre. The annual Handmade Festival and Riverside Festival are perfect for live music fans. You’ll also be spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping, eating and drinking. Whether you’re looking for an independent place or a high-street chain, you’re sure to find it in Leicester.

We offer over 20 bus routes connecting Leicester with Rugby, Melton Mowbray, Nuneaton and many more destinations.

Or why not try luxury transport that comes to you with ArrivaClick? Use our simple app to select your location, collection time and destination. You can also pay securely in-app using your credit or debit card. Find out more about ArrivaClick in Leicester here.

Coronavirus update

Following the local lockdown in Leicester and in line with government guidance, our services remain unchanged. You must wear a face covering whilst travelling on board our buses. Unless you are exempt, you could be fined up to £200 by the police or refused travel if you don't. Please follow social distancing guidance on board the bus. For further information, please visit our Coronavirus page here or the Gov.uk safer travel page here. Find out which areas of Leicester are affected here.

Bus services in Leicester

Below are some of our more popular routes - to find your bus route in this area, please use the journey planner here 

Zone maps

Take a look at our zone maps showing bus routes and ticket zone boundaries:

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