Cheap train tickets from Leicester to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Cheapest

$38

Average

$91

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 Leicester to London will cost around $ 91 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.

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11:13AMLeicester1h12 12:25PMLondon St Pancras
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$381One-way
11:05AMLeicester1h03 12:08PMLondon St Pancras
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$731One-way
10:13AMLeicester1h12 11:25AMLondon St Pancras
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$731One-way
10:43AMLeicester1h11 11:54AMLondon St Pancras
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$731One-way
09:12AMLeicester1h13 10:25AMLondon St Pancras
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$731One-way

Train schedule Leicester to London

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08:01AMLeicester1h08 09:09AMLondon St Pancras
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08:14AMLeicester1h10 09:24AMLondon St Pancras
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08:30AMLeicester1h08 09:38AMLondon St Pancras
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08:40AMLeicester1h23 10:03AMLondon St Pancras
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09:04AMLeicester1h03 10:07AMLondon St Pancras
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09:12AMLeicester1h13 10:25AMLondon St Pancras
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10:04AMLeicester1h03 11:07AMLondon St Pancras
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10:13AMLeicester1h12 11:25AMLondon St Pancras
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10:31AMLeicester1h07 11:38AMLondon St Pancras
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10:43AMLeicester1h11 11:54AMLondon St Pancras
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11:05AMLeicester1h03 12:08PMLondon St Pancras
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11:13AMLeicester1h12 12:25PMLondon St Pancras
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$73East Midlands Railway
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Dec 3
$87East Midlands Railway
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$61East Midlands Railway
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Fastest train times from Leicester to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Fastest Journey

1 h 3 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

143 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Leicester for London every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 143 km distance in an average of 1 h 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 3 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 23 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:05AMLeicester1h03 12:08PMLondon St Pancras
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$731One-way
Fastest
10:04AMLeicester1h03 11:07AMLondon St Pancras
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$731One-way
Fastest
09:04AMLeicester1h03 10:07AMLondon St Pancras
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$1291One-way
10:31AMLeicester1h07 11:38AMLondon St Pancras
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$971One-way
08:01AMLeicester1h08 09:09AMLondon St Pancras
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$1291One-way

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Train Information from Leicester to London

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$80 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Leicester to London cover the 89 miles (143 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 3 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $52 (€44), but the average price of train tickets is $80 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Leicester to London

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.    

Which train companies travel from Leicester to London?

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.

How long is the train from Leicester to London?

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.

How many trains are there from Leicester to London?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Leicester to London?

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.

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Leicester to London cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Leicester to London for as low as $52 (€44)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Leicester to London?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leicester to London train to cost on average $80 (€67)  one way.
How far is London from Leicester by train?
The Leicester to London train distance is approximately 89 miles (143 km).
How long is the train to London from Leicester?
While the time it takes to travel 89 miles (143 km) to London from Leicester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Leicester to London train journey time is on average 1 h 3 min.
What train station in Leicester goes to London? What train station do I come into London from Leicester?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Leicester   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where is the departure train station in Leicester located? Where is the arrival train station in London located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leicester and travel around 0.6 miles (945 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city center in London.

What train companies go from Leicester to London?
If you're looking for trains from Leicester to London, you can rely on East Midlands Trains, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Leicester to London trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to London from Leicester?
The average number of trains departing Leicester for London is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Leicester to London to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Leicester and London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $80 (€67) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Leicester to London a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester
London
The major railway station for departures from Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your journey from Leicester to London.