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Welcome to First Bus Leicester

With 21 bus routes travelling around this cosmopolitan city, there are plenty of places to see that are bursting with history. Whether you want to explore science at the National Space Centre, or take the bus to some of the city’s parks and green spaces, you’ll find more with easier local travel.

Leicester is the largest city in the East Midlands, so we want to make sure that you get to see all that it has to offer, in a stress free and simple way. We have a direct bus service from Glenfield, that will drop you right outside the door of Highcross shopping centre and the brand new Haymarket Bus Station, perfect if you’re shopping, eating out, or even catching a film at Showcase de Lux.  Wherever you’re going, make it stress-free with First Bus.

Helping you get around Leicester as easily as possible

From online tickets to timetables and route maps, we have a vast amount of resources to help you get around as easily as possible. First Bus operate 21 bus services running regularly throughout Leicester and the surrounding area, meaning there is always a bus ready to take you where you need to go. Above, you can find information regarding our buses including timetables, route maps, prices and even use our journey planner to ensure a smooth ride.

Enjoy the journey.

Online tickets

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Leicester Bus Tickets Online Whether you’re travelling in Leicester for a month, three months or even a year, we, First Bus Leicester, are making it easier to buy bus tickets.

About us

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First is the UK's leading bus operator, transporting more than 2.

Journey planner

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Ticket prices

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Leicester Bus Ticket Prices Here at First Bus Leciester, we have every kind of ticket to suit your journey.

Local Market Report

Please click here to see our annual report providing an insight into our business and the markets we serve.

Places of interest

Whether you are a resident or a visitor to the city, Leicester has many attractions and interests that will entertain you.

Concessionary Travel

Free travel for Concessionary Pass holders People aged over 60 and people who are disabled are entitled to free travel on local bus services at off-peak times in England, on production of a valid Concessionary travel pass.

Supporting Local Communities and Charities

At First in Leicester, we are committed to making a real difference to the communities in which we operate by supporting a wide and varied range of charitable causes and community organisations.

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