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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Leicester

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

$118

Average

$199

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to Leicester will cost around $ 199 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 118.

Cheapest
10:45AMGlasgow Queen Street6h18 05:03PMLeicester
2 changes
$1181One-way
08:15AMGlasgow Queen Street6h14 02:29PMLeicester
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$1261One-way
09:45AMGlasgow Queen Street6h17 04:02PMLeicester
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$1261One-way
11:07AMGlasgow Central5h56 05:03PMLeicester
2 changes
$1581One-way
09:06AMGlasgow Central5h56 03:02PMLeicester
2 changes
$1581One-way

Train schedule from Glasgow to Leicester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, May 23
08:15AMGlasgow Queen Street6h14 02:29PMLeicester
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08:15AMGlasgow Queen Street6h34 02:49PMLeicester
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08:36AMGlasgow Central5h26 02:02PMLeicester
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09:06AMGlasgow Central5h56 03:02PMLeicester
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09:40AMGlasgow Central5h30 03:10PMLeicester
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09:45AMGlasgow Queen Street6h17 04:02PMLeicester
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10:15AMGlasgow Queen Street6h34 04:49PMLeicester
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10:15AMGlasgow Queen Street6h14 04:29PMLeicester
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10:45AMGlasgow Queen Street6h18 05:03PMLeicester
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11:07AMGlasgow Central5h56 05:03PMLeicester
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11:33AMGlasgow Central5h30 05:03PMLeicester
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Mon
May 23
$100London North Eastern Railway
$36National Express
$64easyJet
Tue
May 24
$76London North Eastern Railway
$23Flixbus
$51easyJet
Wed
May 25
$91London North Eastern Railway
$21Flixbus
$53easyJet
Thu
May 26
$90London North Eastern Railway
$21Flixbus
$38easyJet
Fri
May 27
$90London North Eastern Railway
$28Flixbus
$68easyJet
Sat
May 28
$71London North Eastern Railway
$28Flixbus
$61easyJet
Sun
May 29
$108London North Eastern Railway
$19Flixbus
$44easyJet

Fastest train times from Glasgow to Leicester

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

5 h 26 m

Average

6 h 2 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

412 km

It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Leicester without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
08:36AMGlasgow Central5h26 02:02PMLeicester
3 changes
$2951One-way
09:40AMGlasgow Central5h30 03:10PMLeicester
3 changes
$2951One-way
11:33AMGlasgow Central5h30 05:03PMLeicester
3 changes
$2951One-way
11:07AMGlasgow Central5h56 05:03PMLeicester
2 changes
$1581One-way
09:06AMGlasgow Central5h56 03:02PMLeicester
2 changes
$1581One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Leicester

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$148 (€132)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Glasgow to Leicester cover the 255 miles (412 km) long route taking on average 6 h 2 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $126 (€113), but the average price of train tickets is $148 (€132). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Leicester.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Glasgow to Leicester trains

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets from Glasgow to Leicester from $126 (€113) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Leicester from Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Book your CrossCountry Glasgow to Leicester train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Glasgow to Leicester routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Glasgow and Leicester is 255 miles (412 km), and the best price for a one-way Glasgow - Leicester CrossCountry train ticket starts at $158 (€141) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Glasgow to Leicester train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 8 min
  • Average Price: $158
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your CrossCountry train ticket to Leicester from Glasgow:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Leicester

Travel by train 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 Glasgow to Leicester.
FAQs

How much are cheap trains from Glasgow to Leicester?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Glasgow and Leicester for the next 7 days starting from $126 (€113)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train between Glasgow and Leicester?

The Glasgow to Leicester train ticket price is on average $148 (€132)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is Glasgow to Leicester by train?

The train distance from Glasgow to Leicester is around 255 miles (412 km).

How long is a train from Glasgow to Leicester on average?

While the time it takes to travel 255 miles (412 km) between Glasgow and Leicester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Glasgow to Leicester train journey time is on average 6 h 2 min.

What train station in Glasgow goes to Leicester? What train station do I come into Leicester from Glasgow?

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to Leicester   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Glasgow train station located? Where is the Leicester train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Glasgow Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Glasgow.

The most popular arrival train station, Leicester, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center of Leicester.

Which train companies can get me from Glasgow to Leicester?

Take the Glasgow to Leicester train with Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Leicester from Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there between Glasgow and Leicester?

The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Leicester is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Glasgow to Leicester? What time is the last train from Glasgow to Leicester?

The first Glasgow to Leicester train departs at 7: 00 AM   and the last train from Glasgow to Leicester leaves at 5: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Glasgow to Leicester on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Glasgow to Leicester to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Glasgow to Leicester is on average $148 (€132) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Glasgow and Leicester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Leicester
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your journey from Glasgow to Leicester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper