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 6 trains that leave London for Leicester every day 6 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 6 min|
|Average train ticket price||$70 (€63)|
|Train frequency||56 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 55 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Thameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways|
Trains from London to Leicester cover the 89 miles (143 km) long route taking on average 1 h 6 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, East Midlands Railway or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 56 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $70 (€63), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $37 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Leicester.
Find the best trains from London to Leicester with Omio's travel partners East Midlands Trains and Thameslink from $37 (€33). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Thameslink between London and Leicester for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Thameslink train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the London to Leicester train with Thameslink (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your London - Leicester journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between London and Leicester by train is 89 miles (143 km). You can book tickets for this Thameslink train for as low as $93 (€83) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thameslink tickets from London to Leicester in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Thameslink London - Leicester train ticket online and enjoy your trip!
Enjoy a smooth and easy route from London to Leicester with East Midlands Trains! As an official travel partner of East Midlands Trains, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from East Midlands Trains, compare the best routes between London and Leicester as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable East Midlands Trains London to Leicester train ticket available today. If you search for East Midlands Trains tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from London to Leicester on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 89 miles (143 km) journey between London and Leicester with ease and comfort on a train with East Midlands Trains.
London to Leicester train information with East Midlands Trains:
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.
East Midlands Trains provide a direct service from from London St. Pancras 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.
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.
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.
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.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Omio customers book a train from London Victoria to Leicester most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London.
The most popular arrival train station, Leicester, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center of Leicester.
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