Trains from Durham to Leicester

Durham to Leicester train information

Durham Leicester train map

Train duration 3h16m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Durham, England
Distance 149 Miles
Train operators TransPennine Express, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £59.50
Average train price £95.00
  • The trains connecting Durham (North East England) to Leicester (East Midlands England) are run by TransPennine Express, Cross Country. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to Leicester from Durham. The average journey time from Durham to Leicester is 3h16m to cover the 149 miles.
  • The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £59.50 one way.

Best prices for Durham to Leicester train tickets

from £59.50 MORE 3h16m

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Best prices for Durham to Leicester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Durham
Leicester
£59.50 15/07/2022 09:55 Cross Country 11 days ago
Durham
Leicester
£85.50 15/07/2022 09:00 TransPennine Express 11 days ago
Durham
Leicester
£93.50 15/07/2022 08:40 11 days ago
Durham
Leicester
£95.00 15/07/2022 09:00 TransPennine Express 11 days ago
Durham
Leicester
£109.10 15/07/2022 08:48 Cross Country 11 days ago
Durham
Leicester
£121.70 15/07/2022 08:54 Cross Country 11 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Durham - Leicester train tickets

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

How much can I save with a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Durham to Leicester? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Durham Leicester ticket (i.e.: £94.05)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£94.05 = 0.94. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 1 trips from Durham to Leicester (one way journey).

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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
Durham to Leicester train £94.05 £62.70 £31.35 0.94

(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