Trains from Cambridge to Leicester

Cambridge to Leicester train information

Cambridge Leicester train map

Train duration -
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Cambridge, England
Distance 61 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Cambridge (East of England) to Leicester (East Midlands England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How much times does it take?

The journey time to go to Leicester from Cambridge may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 61 miles between the two cities.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to check the latest available offers.

Best prices for Cambridge to Leicester train tickets

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from £18.00 MORE 3h23m

Cambridge - Leicester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cambridge 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.

Cambridge - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Cambridge to Leicester are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £21 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £31 for your train. Thus, you may save 31% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Cambridge to Leicester trains

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

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Discount Cambridge - Leicester train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Cambridge 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 different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Cambridge to Leicester? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Cambridge Leicester ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Cambridge to Leicester (one way journey).

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(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
Cambridge to Leicester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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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