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Leicester to London by train

The journey from Leicester to London by train is 89.54 mi and takes 1 hr 11 mins. There are 34 connections per day, with the first departure at 04:43 and the last at 18:43. It is possible to travel from Leicester to London by train for as little as £20.08 or as much as £107.39. The best price for this journey is £20.08.

Lowest Price£20.08
Journey Duration1 hr 11 mins
Connection per Day34
Lowest Price£20.08
Highest Price£107.39
First Departure04:43
Last Departure18:43
Distance89.54 mi
DepartureLeicester
ArrivalLondon
CarriersEast Midlands Railway

Leicester to London Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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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 London. 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 do train tickets from Leicester to London cost?

On average, a train ticket from Leicester to London will cost you £59.44. 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 £20.08. 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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On average, a train ticket from Leicester to London will cost you £59.44. 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.

How long does the journey from Leicester to London take by train?

The distance between Leicester and London is approximately 89.54 mi. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 11 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 journey between Leicester and London runs for about 89.54 mi and usually takes approximately 1 hr 11 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 hr 3 mins. If you are trying to get from Leicester to London as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

Which stations are used when traveling from Leicester to London?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Leicester from the following stations: . Arriving at London, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in London.

How many daily journeys are there from Leicester to London?

If you want to get from Leicester to London, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 34 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 34 direct journeys between Leicester and London. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Leicester to London. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Leicester to London, 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 Leicester to London.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £11.93 to £70.50 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 83% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Leicester to London

The cheapest Leicester - London train tickets can be found for as low as £12.10 if you’re lucky, or £44.37 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £86.80.

Find the best day to travel to London by train

When travelling to London 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!

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Leicester to London CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
10.09kg
Bus
10.81kg
Flight
28.82kg
Car
23.06kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Leicester to London by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Leicester and London are 10.09kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Leicester and London? By taking the train between Leicester and London you will save 18.73kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.72kg compared to a bus and 12.97kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Leicester to London?
A train ticket from Leicester to London is £59.44. 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 £20.08.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Leicester to London?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Leicester to London is £20.08. 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 Leicester and London by train?
Leicester to London is 89.54 mi.
How long does the train between Leicester and London take?
Leicester to London is on average 1 hr 11 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 3 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Leicester to London?
Leicester to London has 34 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Leicester to London leave?
The earliest train from Leicester to London departs at 04:43. 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 Leicester to London depart?
The latest train from Leicester to London departs at 18:43. 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 Leicester to London 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 £20.08 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 Leicester to London?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Leicester to go to London. You can go from Leicester Railway Station and Leicester St.Margaret's Bus Station and you can arrive at Gatwick Airport, London Charing Cross, London City Airport, London Waterloo, Luton Airport , London St Pancras, London Paddington, London Southend Airport, Southend Airport, Waterloo, London Euston, London Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5, London Stratford, London Bridge, London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, London Hyde Park, London Victoria, London Heathrow Airport and Stansted Airport.
How many direct connections depart from Leicester to London?
There are on average 34 direct connection(s) from Leicester to go to London.
What's the fastest journey time between Leicester to London by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Leicester and London is 1 hr 3 mins.
Is there a direct train from Leicester to London?
Yes, there is a direct train between Leicester and London.
What are the CO2 emissions for Leicester to London by train?
The train journey from Leicester to London creates 10.09kg of CO2 emissions.

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