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.
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Of the 8 trains that leave Leicester for London every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||89 miles (143 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 14 min|
|Average train ticket price||$34 (€32)|
|Train frequency||71 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 71 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Thameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways|
Trains from Leicester to London cover the 89 miles (143 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 71 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $34 (€32), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in London Victoria.
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Multicultural Leicester is the largest city in the East Midlands, an ancient Roman settlement that became an important center of the textile industry. It has good rail links with the capital via the Midland Main Line. Business and leisure travelers can take frequent direct trains from Leicester to London St Pancras seven days a week. Journey times to the capital average around one hour and 20 minutes, with departures from early morning to late evening.
East Midlands Trains, the main rail operator in the region, provides all direct trains from Leicester to London St Pancras. Some additional indirect services involve taking Cross Country Trains departures from Leicester and changing to West Midlands Trains services at Nuneaton for onward travel to London Euston.
The fastest rail service on the 93 mile route south from Leicester to London is an East Midlands Trains direct service taking one hour and five minutes to reach London St Pancras. Most direct trains on this route take 15-20 minutes longer to reach the capital. Indirect connections to London Euston via Nuneaton take two hours and 18 minutes to complete the trip.
The East Midlands Trains timetable offers trains from Leicester to London St Pancras roughly every 15 minutes. The first train leaves Leicester around 5:00 a.m. and the final service departs just before 10:00 p.m. There are two to three daily additional indirect services from Leicester to London Euston. Sunday schedules begin a little later, with direct trains every half hour.
Departure train station: Leicester Station is on the eastern side of the city center, with city bus routes stopping at the station entrance. Passenger facilities at the station include a sandwich shop, book store, coffee shop, vending machines, ATMs, free WiFi and taxi stands.
Arrival train station: London St Pancras Station is on the north side of central London with Underground connections on six lines and bus routes stopping on Euston Road. Euston Station is ten minutes walk to the west, with its own bus interchange and Underground links on three lines. Both stations have cafes, news vendors, food stores, and bars.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Leicester and arriving in London Victoria.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Leicester, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Leicester.
The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center of London.
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