Trains from Edinburgh to Leicester

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Edinburgh to Leicester train information

Edinburgh Leicester train map

Train duration 6h03m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 244 Miles
  • There are several rail companies across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Edinburgh in Scotland to Leicester in England as well as the rail operator for this route.
  • Using the train is a fast and simple option to travel to Leicester from Edinburgh. The average travel time between Edinburgh to Leicester is 6h03m to travel the 244 miles.
  • Fares may vary quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to check the latest available offers.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Leicester train tickets

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Edinburgh - Leicester prices calendar

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

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Edinburgh - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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60

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£69

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£65

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£60

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£77

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£69

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Days before Departure

Buying your ticket beforehand is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. Yet, as you may see in the table above, the price of train tickets Edinburgh to Leicester tend to be stable and cost £60.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Leicester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£47.50 09/06/2018 13:30 3 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£47.50 09/06/2018 18:08 Cross Country 3 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£47.50 09/06/2018 17:00 3 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£59.10 09/06/2018 17:08 Cross Country 3 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£59.50 09/06/2018 12:05 Cross Country 3 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£59.50 09/06/2018 13:09 Cross Country 3 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£59.50 09/06/2018 13:00 3 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£72.10 09/06/2018 12:00 3 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£72.10 09/06/2018 09:00 3 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Leicester
£144.10 09/06/2018 18:08 Cross Country 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Edinburgh Leicester train

Discount Edinburgh - Leicester train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and tricks are available to spend less for your Edinburgh Leicester train ticket and make even more savings 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 you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to break-even. It corresponds to the price of the railcard, £30, divided by the saving, 34%. On every train that you book afterwards, you will save money.

    As an example, train tickets from Edinburgh to Leicester cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Leicester to Edinburgh, the card will have paid for itself.

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

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Edinburgh to Leicester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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