Trains from Glasgow to Leicester

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Glasgow to Leicester train information

Glasgow Leicester train map

Train duration 5h49m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 257 Miles
Train operators ScotRail, Virgin Trains, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £28.00
Average train price £67.00

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Glasgow, located in Scotland and Leicester, situated in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: ScotRail, Virgin Trains, Cross Country.

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?

Based on our data, the lowest price to travel in the next 30 days is £28.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Glasgow to Leicester train tickets

from £28.00 MORE 5h35m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £18.00 MORE 9h45m
Flight
from £24.18 MORE 12h17m

Glasgow - Leicester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow 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.

Glasgow - 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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£24

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£33

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£51

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£58

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£59

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£67

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Days before Departure

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 £67 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.

Best prices for Glasgow to Leicester trains

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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£28.00 03/07/2019 17:40 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£34.00 03/07/2019 14:00 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£36.00 03/07/2019 16:00 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£36.00 28/06/2019 17:40 Virgin Trains 6 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£38.50 28/06/2019 14:00 Virgin Trains 6 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£41.80 03/07/2019 14:40 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£44.40 03/07/2019 12:00 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£50.25 03/07/2019 12:40 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£58.10 28/06/2019 16:00 Virgin Trains 6 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Leicester
£61.70 28/06/2019 12:00 Virgin Trains 6 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Glasgow Leicester train

Discount Glasgow - Leicester train tickets

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 £66.99 (1). When dividing £88 by £66.99 (£88/£66.99 = 1.31), 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 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
Glasgow to Leicester train £66.99 £44.66 £22.33 1.32

(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

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