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Live Timetable for Trains From/to Leicester

Our live timetable provides real-time information about train schedules and services for passengers traveling to and from Leicester. Check it now to plan your next journey.



TrainTimePlatformTrain OperatorStatus
to London St Pancras International20:053East Midlands Railway
On time
to Sheffield20:082East Midlands Railway
On time
to London St Pancras International20:153East Midlands Railway
On time
to Nottingham20:202East Midlands Railway
to Gloucester20:201CrossCountry
On time
to London St Pancras International20:333East Midlands Railway
On time
to Sheffield20:412East Midlands Railway
On time
to London St Pancras International20:423East Midlands Railway
On time
to Lincoln20:424AEast Midlands Railway
On time
to Nottingham20:502East Midlands Railway
On time

Train Journeys to Leicester

A vibrant and multicultural city in the heart of the East Midlands, trains to Leicester are popular with sightseers, shoppers and sports fans alike. Whether you want to explore fascinating museums, soak up the atmosphere at King Power Stadium, browse the largest outdoor covered market in Europe, splash some cash at Highcross, or escape the hustle and bustle in the countryside, book your travel to Leicester today and experience this exciting destination for yourself.

Finding cheap train tickets to Leicester doesn’t have to be difficult. Before you book, check if you’re eligible for a railcard here, as this could save you 1/3 off your journey. Booking in advance is also advised as the sooner you book, the cheaper the tickets will be. And when it comes to choosing your train tickets to Leicester, off-peak times are generally cheaper, and if you’re not in a rush, slower services are often cheaper, too. Choosing SplitSave tickets, where you have multiple tickets for one journey, is also a great way to save money on travel to Leicester.

You can get trains to Leicester from a wide range of destinations across the UK. Popular train journeys include Birmingham to Leicester, a CrossCountry service which takes as little as 48 minutes, and London to Leicester, a service operated by East Midlands Railway with a journey time of around 1 hour. East Midlands Railway also offer a number of other popular routes including the short 20-minute train from Nottingham to Leicester, and the Sheffield to Leicester service which takes approximately 1 hour.

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How to Buy Cheap Train Tickets to Leicester

Found out more ways to save money on your train travel.

  • Book in Advance

    Book in Advance

    Advanced train tickets are typically the most cost-effective option for train travel. They are usually available for purchase 12 weeks before the travel date.

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  • Group Travel

    Group Travel

    Get a 1/3 discount on Off-Peak tickets through GroupSave if you are traveling with a group of 3 to 9 adults.

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  • Season Tickets

    Season Tickets

    A weekly or monthly train pass which includes unlimited travel between two stations. It could help you save more than 1/3 on train fares.

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  • Flexi Travel

    Flexi Travel

    8 days of unlimited travel between two stations within a 28-day period.

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FAQs about trains to Leicester

  • Which train line goes to Leicester?

    There are several popular train routes to Leicester which include birmingham-new-street to leicester,nottingham to leicester,and loughborough to leicester. These are operated by trusted companies like CrossCountry,East Midlands Railway and offer frequent services throughout the day.
  • How much is a train ticket from London to Leicester?

    On average, prices range from london to leicester is at US$67.02 for a Standard Class ticket. The cheapest train ticket is at US$19.41 now. It varies depending on several factors, such as the time of day, the day of the week, and how far in advance the ticket is purchased. It is recommended to book train tickets in advance to secure the best prices.
  • Which London station has trains to Leicester?

    Some of the main London stations that have direct train routes to Leicester include City Thameslink,Old Street,London Paddington,London Euston. Passengers can board the train at any of these stations and enjoy a comfortable journey to Leicester.

    It is recommended to check the train schedules and departures from our train journey planner to find the most convenient option for your travel plans.