Birmingham to Leicester train

Fri, Jul 19
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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Leicester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
09:52AM0h59
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Cross Country
10:52AM0h59
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Cross Country
08:21AM0h52
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:13AMLeicester station (LEI)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Cross Country
08:52AM1h00
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:52AMLeicester station (LEI)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:22AM0h48
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:10PMLeicester station (LEI)
$171One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Birmingham to Leicester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
Cross Country
08:21AM0h52
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:13AMLeicester station (LEI)
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:52AM1h00
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:52AMLeicester station (LEI)
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:52AM0h59
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:22AM0h50
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:12AMLeicester station (LEI)
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:52AM0h59
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:22AM0h48
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:10PMLeicester station (LEI)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Fastest Journey

48 m

Average

54 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

55 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Leicester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
11:22AM0h48
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:10PMLeicester station (LEI)
$171One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:22AM0h50
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:12AMLeicester station (LEI)
$271One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:21AM0h52
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:13AMLeicester station (LEI)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:52AM0h59
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:52AM0h59
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:51AMLeicester station (LEI)
$151One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Leicester

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
durationAverage train duration48 min
priceCheapest ticket price$7 (€6)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry
Cheapest travel modetrain
Cheapest train ticket $7 (€6)

Trains from Birmingham to Leicester run on average 6 times per day, taking around 54m for the 55 km journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $7 (€6) but you can travel from only $7 (€6) by train.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Leicester trains

Travel between Birmingham and Leicester from $7 (€6) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Birmingham to Leicester. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Leicester train information:

  • Average Duration: 48 min
  • Cheapest Price: $7
  • CrossCountry frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Trains from Birmingham to Leicester

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham to Leicester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Leicester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Leicester can start from as little as $7 (€6) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Leicester is $17 (€14); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Leicester train travel time is 48 min   for the 33 mile (54 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Leicester leaves at 4: 52 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Leicester leaves at 10: 22 PM.
Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day from Birmingham to Leicester with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the trip from Birmingham to Leicester you can take a train with CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Leicester from Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 22 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leicester, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Leicester from Birmingham is worth doing with a journey time of 48 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Birmingham to Leicester is September.
You have options as you can travel to Leicester from Birmingham 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Leicester

Birmingham
Leicester
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey from Birmingham to Leicester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
The major train station for arrivals in Leicester is Leicester. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your journey to Leicester from Birmingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8457125678
Public transit options for Leicester
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Coaches leave from the Station front

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