Trains from London to Leicester

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The cheapest trains

from London
to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Cheapest

$62

Average

$82

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

The average ticket from London to Leicester will cost around $ 82 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 62.

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09:02London St Pancras1h04 10:06Leicester
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$621One-way
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08:34London St Pancras1h12 09:46Leicester
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$771One-way
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08:31London St Pancras1h06 09:37Leicester
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$771One-way
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08:02London St Pancras1h04 09:06Leicester
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$971One-way
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08:05London St Pancras1h20 09:25Leicester
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$971One-way

Train Times

London to Leicester

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08:02London St Pancras1h04 09:06Leicester
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08:05London St Pancras1h20 09:25Leicester
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08:31London St Pancras1h06 09:37Leicester
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08:34London St Pancras1h12 09:46Leicester
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09:02London St Pancras1h04 10:06Leicester
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Mon
Sep 16
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$15National Express
Tue
Sep 17
$62East Midlands Trains
$10National Express
Wed
Sep 18
$62East Midlands Trains
$10National Express
Thu
Sep 19
$41East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Fri
Sep 20
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$10National Express
Sat
Sep 21
$47East Midlands Trains
$10National Express
Sun
Sep 22
$41East Midlands Trains
$10National Express
Mon
Sep 23
$41East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Tue
Sep 24
$41East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Wed
Sep 25
$41East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Thu
Sep 26
$35East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Fri
Sep 27
$62East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Sat
Sep 28
$41East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Sun
Sep 29
$41East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Mon
Sep 30
$35East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Tue
Oct 1
$36East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Wed
Oct 2
$36East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 3
$31East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Fri
Oct 4
$62East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Sat
Oct 5
$36East Midlands Trains
$8National Express
Sun
Oct 6
$35East Midlands Trains
$8National Express

The fastest trains

from London
to Leicester

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Fastest Journey

1 h 4 m

Average

1 h 9 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

143 km

Of the 5 train that leave London for Leicester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 143 km distance in an average of 1 h 9 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 4 m .

The slowest train will take 1 h 20 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
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09:02London St Pancras1h04 10:06Leicester
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$621One-way
Fastest
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08:02London St Pancras1h04 09:06Leicester
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$971One-way
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08:31London St Pancras1h06 09:37Leicester
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$771One-way
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08:34London St Pancras1h12 09:46Leicester
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$771One-way
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08:05London St Pancras1h20 09:25Leicester
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$971One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Leicester Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
1 hours 17 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $52
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Leicester
Distance:143 km
TrainTrain Companies:East Midlands Trains, West Midlands Railway

Trains from London to Leicester: Journey Details

Leicester is a cosmopolitan city with a rich history and notable attractions that include the National Space Center, with its interactive galleries, and the heritage steam trains of the Great Central Railway. Visitors with a fondness for Indian cuisine will find some of the best curry restaurants in the UK in Leicester.

Which train companies go from London to Leicester?

East Midlands Trains provide a direct service from from London St. Pancras to Leicester.

How often are trains from London to Leicester

From early morning there are approximately 4 trains an hour departing from London to Leicester with services slow down in the evening. Sunday schedule features a slightly reduced service with no early morning departures. Weekday off-peak fares are available on departures from 9:15 a.m. onwards.

How long is the train from London to Leicester

Most direct trains from London to Leicester usually take from 1 hour to 1 hour and 25 minutes, apart from late evening services which take over 2 hours.

When are the first and last trains of the day from London to Leicester?

The first direct train from London to Leicester is at 5:56 a.m and the last direct from London to Leicester train leaves at 23:15 a.m.

Where do trains from London to Leicester depart from and arrive to?

Trains from London to Leicester depart from St. Pancras station, located on the northern side of the city center. There are Underground services at Kings Cross St. Pancras Tube station offering connections to 6 tube lines. Bus stops on Pancras Road, Euston Road and Midland Road provide routes around the city and some night services. Taxis are available from the rank close to the Eurostar entrance on Midland Road.

Trains from London to Leicester arrive at the city's main station located on the south-eastern side of the center. There are bus stops immediately outside the station and close by on Station Street. Services include regular connections to the city center, Leicester North station and the Haymarket and St. Margaret's bus stations. Taxis are available from a rank by the station's main entrance.

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