Trains from Leeds to Leicester

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Leeds to Leicester train information

Leeds Leicester train map

Train duration 2h13m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Leeds, England
Distance 82 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Northern
Lowest train price from £26.30
Average train price £48.00

The trains connecting Leeds (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Leicester (East Midlands England) are run by Cross Country, Northern. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Leicester from Leeds. The average travel duration between Leeds to Leicester is 2h13m to travel the 82 miles.

According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 30 days is £26.30. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Leeds to Leicester train tickets

from £26.30 MORE 2h16m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 3h21m
from £4.81 MORE 2h33m

Leeds - Leicester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Leeds 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.

Leeds - 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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£22

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£42

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£39

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Leeds to Leicester tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £18 whereas when booking 3 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £42 for your trip. Thus, you will save 58% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days in advance as opposed to 3 days in advance.

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

Best prices for Leeds to Leicester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Leeds
Leicester
£26.30 31/12/2018 18:15 1 month ago
Leeds
Leicester
£46.00 31/12/2018 13:11 Cross Country 1 month ago
Leeds
Leicester
£46.00 31/12/2018 07:03 Northern 1 month ago
Leeds
Leicester
£46.00 31/12/2018 17:10 Cross Country 1 month ago
Leeds
Leicester
£46.00 31/12/2018 10:11 Cross Country 1 month ago
Leeds
Leicester
£46.00 31/12/2018 07:10 Cross Country 1 month ago
Leeds
Leicester
£46.00 31/12/2018 12:11 Cross Country 1 month ago
Leeds
Leicester
£46.00 31/12/2018 14:11 Cross Country 1 month ago
Leeds
Leicester
£46.00 31/12/2018 09:11 Cross Country 1 month ago
Leeds
Leicester
£46.00 31/12/2018 18:11 Cross Country 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Leeds Leicester train

Discount Leeds - Leicester train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Leeds Leicester train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Leeds to Leicester? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Leeds Leicester ticket (i.e.: £47.19)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£47.19 = 1.86. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Leeds to Leicester (one way trip).

What is the cost of a railcard?

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

(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
Leeds to Leicester train £47.19 £31.46 £15.73 1.87

(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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