Train from Leicester to London

Cheap train tickets from Leicester to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

38

Average

79

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.

East Midlands Railway
08:12AMLeicester1h15 09:27AMLondon
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381One-way
East Midlands Railway
05:30AMLeicester1h09 06:39AMLondon
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461One-way
East Midlands Railway
02:44PMLeicester1h12 03:56PMLondon
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831One-way
East Midlands Railway
06:04PMLeicester1h05 07:09PMLondon
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851One-way
East Midlands Railway
09:52PMLeicester1h30 11:22PMLondon
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851One-way

Train schedule from Leicester to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 5
East Midlands Railway
05:30AMLeicester1h09 06:39AMLondon
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East Midlands Railway
07:01AMLeicester1h08 08:09AMLondon
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East Midlands Railway
08:12AMLeicester1h15 09:27AMLondon
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East Midlands Railway
02:44PMLeicester1h12 03:56PMLondon
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East Midlands Railway
04:05PMLeicester1h07 05:12PMLondon
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East Midlands Railway
05:06PMLeicester1h04 06:10PMLondon
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East Midlands Railway
06:04PMLeicester1h05 07:09PMLondon
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East Midlands Railway
09:52PMLeicester1h30 11:22PMLondon
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Fastest train times from Leicester to London

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

1 h 4 m

Average

1 h 11 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

143 km

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.

East Midlands Railway
05:06PMLeicester1h04 06:10PMLondon
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861One-way
East Midlands Railway
06:04PMLeicester1h05 07:09PMLondon
0 transfers
851One-way
East Midlands Railway
04:05PMLeicester1h07 05:12PMLondon
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851One-way
East Midlands Railway
07:01AMLeicester1h08 08:09AMLondon
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1211One-way
East Midlands Railway
05:30AMLeicester1h09 06:39AMLondon
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461One-way

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Overview: Train from Leicester to London

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency71 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 71 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, 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.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains and Thameslink from Leicester to London trains

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East Midlands Trains

Looking for trains between Leicester and London? Thameslink is one of the best companies to travel with on the 89 miles (143 km) trip between Leicester and London. As an official travel partner of Thameslink, Omio quickly shows you the latest Thameslink train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Leicester to London routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Thameslink train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Leicester to London, you can quickly see if the Thameslink ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Leicester - London train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Thameslink!

    Looking to travel by train to London from Leicester? Omio can help you find that perfect route with East Midlands Trains. Check Omio to see current East Midlands Trains train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Leicester to London train and book East Midlands Trains tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Leicester to London, you can expect to travel 89 miles (143 km) one-way with East Midlands Trains. If you search for trains to London from Leicester in the Omio app, you can check if the East Midlands Trains ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with East Midlands Trains, we do the work for you to get you safely to London from Leicester. Book that perfect Leicester to London train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with East Midlands Trains!

      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.

      Travel Tips: Trains from Leicester to London

      Travel Tips: Travel by train to London 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 Leicester to London.
      FAQs
      Train tickets to London from Leicester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $22 (€21)  one way in the next 7 days.
      If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Leicester to London train price to come in at an average of $34 (€32)  one way.
      The train distance from Leicester to London is around 89 miles (143 km).
      The train time to London from Leicester is on average 1 h 14 min  for the 89 miles (143 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Leicester to London by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      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.

      If you're looking for trains from Leicester to London, you can rely on Thameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Leicester to London trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      Yes, there are 71 direct trains a day to London from Leicester. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with East Midlands Railway. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
      On average, there are 71 trains a day from Leicester to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      The earliest train departing from Leicester to London leaves at 4: 47 AM. The last train departing from Leicester to London leaves at 9: 52 PM. You can find the latest Leicester to London train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
      If you purchase a train ticket from Leicester to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€32) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Leicester and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

      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 between Leicester and London.
      Amenities at station
      WifiWifi
      ShoppingShopping
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      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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