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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It's difficult to get from Manchester to Leicester without transferring at least once.
|Distance||74 miles (119 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$70 (€67)|
|Train frequency||28 a day|
|Train providers||Northern Rail, East Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service|
Trains from Manchester to Leicester cover the 74 miles (119 km) long route taking on average 1 h 38 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, East Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $70 (€67), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $26 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Leicester.
Travel from Manchester to Leicester from $26 (€25) with Omio’s train partners First TransPennine Express 3, Northern Rail (3) and East Midlands Trains! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Leicester from Manchester. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.
Manchester to Leicester train information with Northern Rail (3):
East Midlands Trains tickets from Manchester to Leicester are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with East Midlands Trains between Manchester and Leicester all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current East Midlands Trains train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 74 miles (119 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the East Midlands Trains train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Manchester to Leicester routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best East Midlands Trains Manchester to Leicester train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the East Midlands Trains train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Leicester with East Midlands Trains!
East Midlands Trains from Manchester to Leicester train information:
One of the best ways to travel to Leicester from Manchester is by taking a train with First TransPennine Express 3. Omio helps you find the ideal First TransPennine Express 3 train to Leicester from Manchester by showing you First TransPennine Express 3 current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Manchester to Leicester trip. You can expect to travel 74 miles (119 km) to Leicester from Manchester on a train with First TransPennine Express 3. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Manchester to Leicester, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 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. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Manchester to Leicester!
First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester to Leicester train information:
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly to Leicester.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Leicester, called Leicester, is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from its city center.
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