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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 15 min. There are 30 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:47 AM and the last at 6:43 PM. It is possible to travel from Leicester to London by train for as little as $18.32 or as much as $130.32. The best price for this journey is $18.32.

Lowest Price$18.32
Journey Duration1 hr 15 min
Connection per Day30
Lowest Price$18.32
Highest Price$130.32
First Departure4:47 AM
Last Departure6:43 PM
Distance89.54 mi
DepartureLeicester
ArrivalLondon
CarriersEast Midlands Railway

Leicester to London Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Jul 13, 2024

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

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 $9.20 to $88.71 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 90% 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 $40.82 if you’re lucky, or $46.29 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $54.14.

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 $73.57. 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 $18.32.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Leicester to London?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Leicester to London is $18.32. 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 15 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 4 min.
How many train connections per day go from Leicester to London?
Leicester to London has 30 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 4:47 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 Leicester to London depart?
The latest train from Leicester to London departs at 6:43 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 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 $18.32 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.
How many direct connections depart from Leicester to London?
There are on average 30 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 4 min.
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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