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Birmingham to Leicester by train

The journey from Birmingham to Leicester by train is 34.08 mi and takes 0 hrs 55 mins. There are 30 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:19 and the last at 20:52. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Leicester by train for as little as £4.86 or as much as £19.04. The best price for this journey is £4.86.

Lowest Price£4.86
Journey Duration0 hrs 55 mins
Connection per Day30
Lowest Price£4.86
Highest Price£19.04
First Departure05:19
Last Departure20:52
Distance34.08 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalLeicester
CarriersCrossCountry

Birmingham to Leicester Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

Traveling from Birmingham to Leicester with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Birmingham to Leicester. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Birmingham to Leicester by train?

On average, a train ticket from Birmingham to Leicester will cost you £10.98. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £4.86. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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When you're traveling from Birmingham to Leicester, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £10.98. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Leicester by train?

The distance between Birmingham and Leicester is approximately 34.08 mi. In general, it will take you about 0 hrs 55 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Birmingham and Leicester is around 34.08 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 0 hrs 55 mins. However, the fastest routes between Birmingham and Leicester take 0 hrs 48 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Birmingham to Leicester?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham to Leicester, which usually leaves at 05:19. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 20:52. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham to Leicester leaving at 05:19. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 20:52.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use to travel from Birmingham to Leicester?

You will be able to leave Birmingham by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Leicester. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Birmingham or in Leicester, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Birmingham to Leicester?

The route from Birmingham to Leicester is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Birmingham 30 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Birmingham to Leicester, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 30 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Leicester. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Leicester.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Leicester, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Leicester.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Leicester by train

When travelling to Leicester by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Birmingham to Leicester CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
3.84kg
Bus
4.11kg
Flight
10.97kg
Car
8.78kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Leicester by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Leicester are 3.84kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Leicester? By taking the train between Birmingham and Leicester you will save 7.13kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.27kg compared to a bus and 4.94kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Leicester?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Leicester is £10.98. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £4.86.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Leicester?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Leicester is £4.86. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Leicester by train?
Birmingham to Leicester is 34.08 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Leicester take?
Birmingham to Leicester is on average 0 hrs 55 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 48 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Leicester?
Birmingham to Leicester has 30 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Leicester leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Leicester departs at 05:19. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham to Leicester depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Leicester departs at 20:52. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Leicester in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £4.86 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Birmingham to Leicester?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Birmingham to go to Leicester. You can go from Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham New Street and Five Ways and you can arrive at Leicester St.Margaret's Bus Station and Leicester Railway Station.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Leicester?
There are on average 30 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Leicester.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Leicester by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Leicester is 0 hrs 48 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Leicester?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Leicester.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Leicester by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Leicester creates 3.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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