Which operators can I use?
The route connecting Glasgow, which is in Scotland and Leicester, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
How long is the train?
On average, the journey takes normally 5h49m by train to cover the 257 miles to go to Leicester from Glasgow. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Leicester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Glasgow 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 £24 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £66 for your journey. Thus, you can save 65% 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.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Glasgow and Leicester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Leicester to Glasgow and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The easiest way to pay less on your Glasgow Leicester train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
How much can I save with a railcard?
The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.
You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.
For instance, train tickets from Glasgow to Leicester cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Leicester to Glasgow, the card will have paid for itself.
How much do I need to pay for a railcard?
All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train 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|
|Glasgow 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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