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Best price £ 0.06
Journey duration 1 h 4 min
Connections per day 36
First departure 06:48
Last departure 23:27
Distance 34.2 mi

Quick and easy travel from Leicester to Birmingham 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 Leicester to Birmingham. 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 can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Leicester to Birmingham?

On average, a train ticket from Leicester to Birmingham will cost you £ 14.75. 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 £ 0.06. 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.

Trains from Leicester to Birmingham

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

In order to get from Leicester to Birmingham faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Leicester and Birmingham will complete the journey in 48 min. On average, it will take you about 1 h 4 min to travel the 34.2 mi between Leicester and Birmingham.

What time are the first and last departures from Leicester to Birmingham?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Leicester at 06:48, and the last departure will leave at 23:27. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Leicester to Birmingham can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the Leicester to Birmingham route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Leicester and Birmingham. You can start your journey in Leicester at stations such as Leicester [ LEI ] and Leicester. These connect to stations including Birmingham New Street [ BHM ] and Birmingham New Street in Birmingham. 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 Leicester to Birmingham.

How many times a day do departures from Leicester leave for Birmingham?

The route from Leicester to Birmingham is served by providers including Nationalrail and CrossCountry. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 38 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Leicester 36 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Leicester to Birmingham, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 27 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 9 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.