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Journey details

Best price 31.50£
Journey duration 5 h 7 min
Connections per day 56
First departure: 01:42
Last departure: 23:53
Distance 392km

Virail finds for you the best train offers from Leicester to Edinburgh

Finding the perfect train connection from Leicester to Edinburgh has never been so easy: thanks to virail, you will be able to compare hundreds of offers at the same time just by inserting the date of your trip. Through the price and departure filters, you will have the possibility to restrict the results and find the perfect solution. You can also specify if you need a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. The booking takes place on the provider's website, to which you will be automatically redirected. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. Virail helps more than 60 million users to make the best choice for their trip every year. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies travel from Leicester to Edinburgh by train?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Leicester to Edinburgh offered by Nationalrail.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Edinburgh?

The average price of train tickets from Leicester to Edinburgh is of 173,25 £. However, you will be able to find cheaper tickets if you book in advance, or if you can be flexible with your dates: the cheapest train tickets from Leicester to Edinburgh can be around 31,50 £.


For short distances like between Leicester and Edinburgh, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Leicester and Edinburgh?

You can take the train to Edinburgh at Leicester [ LEI ], which arrives at Edimburgh or Edinburgh [ EDB ].

What time do the trains to Edinburgh leave and how long is the journey?

The average duration of the journey is 6 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Edinburgh in 4 hours and 50 minutes. The first train leaves from Leicester at 13:11, while the last one leaves at 23:04.

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