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Do you know the best way to get from Reading 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 can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Reading to Leicester?

The cheapest train tickets from Reading to Leicester cost £ 34.99. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 80.06 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Reading to Leicester.

Journey Details

Best price £ 34.99
Journey duration 3 h 45 min
Connections per day 118
First departure 07:01
Last departure 22:39
Distance 82 mi
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CrossCountry
Duration: 3 h 3 min
Reading - Leicester
21:15 - 00:18
£ 33.10
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CrossCountry
Duration: 3 h 3 min
Reading - Leicester
21:15 - 00:18
£ 34.30
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CrossCountry
Duration: 3 h 3 min
Reading - Leicester
21:15 - 00:18
£ 38.60
CrossCountry-logo
CrossCountry
Duration: 3 h 2 min
Reading - Leicester
11:15 - 14:17
£ 42.30
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CrossCountry
Duration: 3 h 1 min
Reading - Leicester
12:16 - 15:17
£ 42.30
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CrossCountry
Duration: 3 h 4 min
Reading - Leicester
13:13 - 16:17
£ 42.30
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Great Western Railway
Duration: 3 h 50 min
Reading - Leicester
10:27 - 14:17
£ 43

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

The journey between Reading and Leicester runs for about 82 mi and usually takes approximately 3 h 45 min. 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 2 h 53 min. If you are trying to get from Reading to Leicester 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Reading to Leicester?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Reading to Leicester, which usually leaves at 07:01. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 22:39. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

You can depart from Reading at stations such as Reading. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Leicester at the following stations: Leicester. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Reading and Leicester. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

If you want to get from Reading to Leicester, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail and CrossCountry. You will find a maximum number of 118 departures per day. On average, there are 118 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 direct journeys between Reading and Leicester. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 118 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.

Stations of departure

Reading

Destination stations

Leicester
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