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Leeds to Leicester by train

The journey from Leeds to Leicester by train is 81.92 mi and takes 2 hr 25 min. There are 24 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:05 AM and the last at 9:11 PM. It is possible to travel from Leeds to Leicester by train for as little as $23.68 or as much as $96.66. The best price for this journey is $23.68.

Lowest Price$23.68
Journey Duration2 hr 25 min
Connection per Day24
Lowest Price$23.68
Highest Price$96.66
First Departure5:05 AM
Last Departure9:11 PM
Distance81.92 mi
DepartureLeeds
ArrivalLeicester
CarriersCrossCountry, East Midlands RailwayMore

Leeds to Leicester Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2024

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Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Leicester
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Leeds to Leicester.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Best time to book Leeds to Leicester travel

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Leeds to Leicester

The cheapest Leeds - Leicester train tickets can be found for as low as $23.42 if you’re lucky, or $40.14 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $76.04.

Find the best day to travel to Leicester by train

When travelling to Leicester 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!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

East Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the East Midlands region of England. It was formed in 2019, taking over the franchise previously operated by East Midlands Trains. The company operates services on routes including London St Pancras to Sheffield, Nottingham to Liverpool, and Norwich to Liverpool. East Midlands Railway also operates local services within the East Midlands, connecting towns and cities such as Derby, Leicester, and Lincoln.

Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

Services on board East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail and London North Eastern Railway from Leeds to Leicester
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Leeds to Leicester CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
9.23kg
Bus
9.89kg
Flight
26.37kg
Car
21.1kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Leeds to Leicester by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Leeds and Leicester are 9.23kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Leeds and Leicester? By taking the train between Leeds and Leicester you will save 17.14kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.66kg compared to a bus and 11.87kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Leeds to Leicester?
A train ticket from Leeds to Leicester is $54.25. 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 $23.68.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Leeds to Leicester?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Leeds to Leicester is $23.68. 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 Leeds and Leicester by train?
Leeds to Leicester is 81.92 mi.
How long does the train between Leeds and Leicester take?
Leeds to Leicester is on average 2 hr 25 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 48 min.
Which companies operate from Leeds to Leicester?
The train journey from Leeds to Leicester is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: CrossCountry, East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail and London North Eastern Railway.
How many train connections per day go from Leeds to Leicester?
Leeds to Leicester has 24 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Leeds to Leicester leave?
The earliest train from Leeds to Leicester departs at 5:05 AM. 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 Leeds to Leicester depart?
The latest train from Leeds to Leicester departs at 9:11 PM. 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 Leeds to Leicester 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 $23.68 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Leeds to Leicester by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Leeds and Leicester is 1 hr 48 min.
Is there a direct train from Leeds to Leicester?
Yes, there is a direct train between Leeds and Leicester.
What are the CO2 emissions for Leeds to Leicester by train?
The train journey from Leeds to Leicester creates 9.23kg of CO2 emissions.

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