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Leicester University international arrivals

Transport options to Leicester University for international arrivals from all major London airports.

Transport options to Leicester University for international arrivals

This page is designed to assist visitors by presenting adequate information on how to travel to Leicester University from the UK’s main significant airports. In this page you will find several transport options made available to you from individual airports; by train, by bus/coach, by rank and pre-booked taxis.

How to get to Leicester University from Luton Airport?

By Train

One way you can travel to Loughborough from London Luton airport is by train.

Direct trains are available from Luton Airport Parkway (Platform 4) transferring you to Leicester (Platform 2). The duration time of this journey is estimated to be 1h 2m mins with no changes along the way.

However, ticket prices depend on-peak and off-peak travel times.

For more information, quotes or to plan your journey from London Luton Airport Leicester accordingly.

By Bus/Coach

National Express bus services are available at Luton Airport bus station to transfer you to Leicester. Depending on your booking, some busses are direct, and with some, you will find changes along the way. The average duration time is 3h 25mins with one stop, and the average ticket prices start from £43.00.

However, ticket prices may change due to time of travel and the number of passengers. For more information, quotes or to plan your journey from London Luton Airport to Leicester accordingly.

By Taxi

You can find rank taxis outside Luton Airport located within the taxi rank, rank taxis are operating on a The 24-hour basis to help you reach your destination. The average cost of a rank taxi from London Luton Airport to Leicester starts from £214.00.

Pre Booked Taxis

Pre-booked taxis are available to meet your travel needs from London Luton Airport to Leicester.

Pre-booked taxis are easy to use, as you can book online or over the phone.

1ST Airport Taxis uses trusted, and reliable drivers who aim to provide you with an excellent travel service, the average price for this transfer starts from as little as £107.00.

For more information, quotes or to plan your journey from London Luton Airport to Leicester accordingly.


How to get to Leicester University from Heathrow Airport

By Train

There are no direct trains to transport you from London Heathrow Airport to Leicester. Train services are available from London Heathrow underground to Leicester (Platform 2) with one change along the way that stops at London St Pancreas International.

The estimated duration time of this journey is around 2hrs 19 mins and ticket prices depend on the peak and off-peak time of travel.

For more information, quotes or to plan your journey from London Heathrow to Hatfield accordingly.

By Bus/Coach

Direct services from National Express are available from London Heathrow Terminal 2 and 3 transporting you to Leicester St Margaret’s Bus station.

The estimated duration time of travel is around 2h 50mins approximately 111.3 miles, and the average ticket price is from £6-£9.

For more information, quotes or to plan your journey accordingly.

How to get to Oxford from Heathrow Airport

Direct services from rank taxis are available are London Heathrow Airport to Leicester operating on a 24-hour basis. Rank taxis.

Terminals 2 & 3

For Terminal 2 are located outside of the arrivals hall opposite bus stop 12.

Terminals 4

For Terminal 3 are located next to Cromer Road West, near bus stops 16-22.

Terminals 5

For Terminal 4 are located outside of the arrivals hall next to Costa.

By Taxi

The cost of rank taxis are estimated to be around £406.00. For more information to London Heathrow Airports taxis guide.

Rank Taxis at London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

For Terminals 2

- The rank taxis can be found opposite bus stop 12, just outside the arrivals hall, which is on the ground floor.

For Terminals 3

- The rank taxis can be found just before Cromer Road West, the nearby bus stops are 16-22.

For Terminals 4

- The rank taxis can be found just outside the arrivals hall, between the help & information point.

Pre Booked Taxis

Pre-booked taxis are available to carry out transfers from London Heathrow Airport to Leicester. You can book your pre-booked taxi online, over the phone or via live chats on the company’s website.

1ST Airport Taxis has flexible drivers working to your schedule, and your flight is monitored on a 24-7 basis by the operators. Pre-booked taxi prices start from as little as £203.00, providing you with a first-class service to your destination.


How to get to Leicester University from Stansted Airport

By Train

Direct trains are available to catch from London Stansted Airport (Platform 3) going to Leicester (Platform2).

There are around 16 trains per day, and the average duration of this journey is 2h 35mins. Ticket prices may vary on the peak and off-peak time of travel.

For more information, quotes or to plan your journey accordingly please visit

By Bus/Coach

Bus services from National Express are available from London Stansted Airport transporting you to Leicester with the average ticket price of £36.00.

Prices may change depending on the time of the booking and the number of passengers travelling. The estimated duration of this journey is around 5 hours 43 mins with approximately 122km. For more information, quotes or to plan your journey accordingly please visit

By Taxi

There are currently no rank taxis located at London Stansted Airport. If you have not pre-booked your taxi at London Stansted Airport, you can make arrangements at the International Arrivals Hall.

How to get to Oxford from Stansted Airport

Pre Booked Taxis

Pre-booked taxis are available to meet your transfer needs from London Stansted Airport to Leicester.

You can pre-plan your journey by booking online or speaking to an operator, and online payments are also available.

1ST Airport Taxis prices start from as little as £191.00, providing smooth and comfortable journeys to your destination.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of a meet and greet service for pre-booked taxis and how much does this cost?

The purpose of a meet and greet is to ensure customers receive the best travel experience after a long flight. The meet and greet service is not mandatory, but for an additional £10, your driver will be waiting inside the airport as soon as you land.

What is the cheapest option, rank taxis or pre-booked taxis and what are the benefits?

Rank cabs often charge higher than your regular pre-booked taxis, the benefits of a pre-booked taxi is you have access to your driver, the operator and your flight is monitored 24/7.

Can I pre-pay for my journey?

Yes! Online payment options are available when booking your pre-booked taxis please speak to the operator if you experience any trouble.

Where can I stay in Leicester?

If you are looking for accommodation in Leicester, there are plenty of Air B&B’s and cheap hotels which you can book.

If you are a student, please speak to the university student accommodation to sort out your stay. For more information on hotels.