Trains from Birmingham to Leicester

Birmingham to Leicester train information

Birmingham Leicester train map

Train duration 0h51m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 34 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £7.25
Average train price £15.00

Which train company can I use?

The trip between Birmingham, located in England and Leicester, situated in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Cross Country.

How long is the train?

There are 34 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Birmingham to Leicester is normally 0h51m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Leicester from Birmingham, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

How much does it costs?

We found tickets from £7.25 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Birmingham to Leicester train tickets

from £7.25 MORE 0h53m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £3.50 MORE 1h18m
Flight
from £52.18 MORE 13h09m

Birmingham - Leicester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Leicester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Birmingham to Leicester

When are the next trains to Leicester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Birmingham New Street
09:52
Leicester
10:47
0h55m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
10:52
Leicester
11:47
0h55m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
11:22
Leicester
12:15
0h53m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
11:52
Leicester
12:47
0h55m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
12:22
Leicester
13:10
0h48m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
12:52
Leicester
13:46
0h54m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
13:22
Leicester
14:12
0h50m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
13:52
Leicester
14:47
0h55m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
14:22
Leicester
15:12
0h50m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
14:52
Leicester
15:46
0h54m Cross Country
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 15 trains from Birmingham to Leicester are available today and 0 tomorrow. The first Birmingham Leicester train leaves at 09:52 while the last train leaves the station at 19:22. The first and last departure hours can vary every day and there can be less trains during weekends as well as bank holidays. Train companies can as well adjust the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Birmingham - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Birmingham to Leicester in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £8 when purchasing your train 1 day in advance which is 32% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Birmingham to Leicester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Leicester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Leicester to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Birmingham
New Street
Leicester
£9.60 17/11/2019 18:22 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Leicester
£9.60 17/11/2019 11:22 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Leicester
£9.60 17/11/2019 17:22 Cross Country 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Birmingham Leicester train

Discount Birmingham - Leicester train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Birmingham Leicester train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Birmingham to Leicester cost on average £14.44 (1). When dividing £88 by £14.44 (£88/£14.44 = 6.09), you can see that after only 7 one way journeys from Leicester to Birmingham, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for an entire year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Leicester train £14.44 £9.63 £4.81 6.11

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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