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Do you know the best way to get from Birmingham to Leicester? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much do train tickets from Birmingham to Leicester cost?

The prices for train tickets from Birmingham to Leicester vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Birmingham to Leicester will cost £ 20.30. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 26.28. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Birmingham to Leicester by train

Best price £ 20.30
Journey duration 29 min
Connections per day 61
First departure 17:22
Last departure 15:10
Distance 34.2 mi
Departure Birmingham
Arrival Leicester
Carriers Nationalrail, CrossCountry, Cross country, West midlands railway, Avanti West Coast

Ticket price Birmingham - Leicester every day

£ 6.35
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Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
£ 20.30
Maximum price
£ 17,580

Birmingham - Leicester


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£ 22.24

Friday, July 1st 2022
West Midlands Railway-logo
Butlers Lane - Lichfield Trent Valley
09:31 - 09:47
West Midlands Railway
CO2: 0.16kg
By Bus

Thursday, July 7th 2022
National Express-logo
Birmingham Coach Station - Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station
05:45 - 06:50
National Express
1h 5min
CO2: 1.93kg

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Leicester by train?

The journey from Birmingham to Leicester covers a distance of 34.2 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 29 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 14 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Birmingham to Leicester faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Birmingham to Leicester leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham to Leicester, which usually leaves at 17:22. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 15:10. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Birmingham to Leicester route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Birmingham and Leicester. You can start your journey in Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Nuneaton, Birmingham New Street, Lichfield Trent Valley, Leicester, Coleshill Parkway, Coleshill, Parkway (Stand D), Butlers Lane, Four Oaks and Sutton Coldfield. These connect to stations including Leicester [ LEI ], Leicester, Nuneaton, Coleshill, Parkway (Stand D), Lichfield Trent Valley, Four Oaks, Birmingham New Street, Butlers Lane, Sutton Coldfield and Coleshill Parkway in Leicester. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Birmingham to Leicester.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Leicester are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Birmingham to Leicester using companies such as CrossCountry, Cross country, West midlands railway and Avanti West Coast. Combined, these providers offer an average of 61 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 87 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Birmingham to Leicester using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 61 direct connections from Birmingham to Leicester each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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