Trains from Exeter to Leicester

Exeter to Leicester train information

Exeter Leicester train map

Train duration -
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Exeter, England
Distance 167 Miles
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Exeter - Leicester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Exeter 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.

Exeter - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Exeter to Leicester will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 1 month in advance, tickets should be available from £45 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £85 for your journey. Thus, you can save 47% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Exeter to Leicester trains

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

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Discount Exeter - Leicester train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Exeter Leicester train ticket.

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to assess the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Exeter Leicester ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Leicester to Exeter (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole 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
Exeter 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