Thanks to Gopili, compare train ticket prices and find the best price to travel from Leicester to London by train. Our service is dedicated to helping you find the cheapest Leicester to London train ticket and gives you practical information: booking, next departures, timetables, fares, and good deals.
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Find cheapest tickets to travel from Leicester to London by train, bus, ride sharing and plane. With the calendar below, choose the day you want to travel and easily find the cheapest price.
National Railcards can save you a lot if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can 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 Leicester London train ticket.
For your calculation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £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 Leicester London ticket is £19.05 (1).
Divide the cost of your railcard by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £19.05: £88/£19.05 = 4.62. It will take you approximately 5 trips from London to Leicester (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.
(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|
|Leicester to London train||£19.05||£12.70||£6.35||4.63|
(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
Travel information for your train journey
Route Leicester to London
|Arrival city||London, England|
|Departure city||Leicester, England|
|Lowest train ticket price||from £15.50|
Which train company can I use?
The journey between Leicester, which is in England and London, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and see the rail operator for this journey.
How long is the train?
There are 89 miles between the 2 cities and the average train duration from Leicester to London is approximately 1h22m. Train travel is normally the quickest option to get to London from Leicester, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Based on our data, the best fare to travel by train in the next month is £15.50. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the savings you can make with a discount card.
Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip
The gopili price barometer gives the prices for a Leicester to London train and helps you to know whether you are getting a good deal:
Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches
Transport operators from Leicester to London
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Leicester to London.
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Finding cheap train tickets can be difficult as travelling by train can cost a lot. So we decided to highlight our tricks in order to get cheap train tickets Leicester to London.
We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Leicester to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Leicester to London train ticket is just few clicks away!
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Many possibilities exist to purchase your Leicester to London train ticket:
If you're booking your train tickets online, you can quickly compare journey schedules and prices to make savings. Almost all rail companies and online ticket retailers give the ability to book on their website. Once your ticket is bought, you will receive a confirmation email including the collection number that you will keep with your card to get your ticket at the station before your journey.
Most train providers and few rail ticket retailers will have contact numbers for you to make your booking over the phone.
While the biggest stations in the United Kingdom have a self-service ticket machine as well as a ticket office to get your train ticket, suburban stations might not. Check the opening hours and the available services before your journey.
By using our fast and easy to use search service, you are be able to compare hundreds of train offers from all major rail companies. Gopili will help you get cheap train tickets from Leicester to London! Please note, train tickets London to Leicester are also available for your return journey.
Departure and arrival for your train travel
To travel from Leicester to London, only one train station is available for your departure, this is the Leicester train station. London city has several stations available for your arrival:London Waterloo train station, London St Pancras train station, London Stratford international train station, London New Barnet train station, London Bexley train station, London Enfield Town train station, London Harrow & Wealdstone train station, London Victoria train station, London Liverpool Street train station, London Bridge train station, London Charing Cross train station, London Euston train station, London Paddington train station, London King's Cross train station, London Fenchurch Street train station, London Southall train station, London Surbiton train station.
Leicester train station
Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute
The chart above is based on the cheapest prices found over the last 6 months depending on how many time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Leicester to London in advance will enable you to save money for your trip.
The cheapest tickets we found were from £16 when purchasing your seat 2 months in advance, it is 55% cheaper than the best ticket we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.
Many trains run from Leicester to London, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
And if you change?
Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Leicester to London:
Main train ticket types in United Kingdom
There are three principal rail tickets types in United Kingdom, Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets. Each ticket types gives different prices and travel flexibility. But other tickets types are available like Season tickets, Super-Off-Peak tickets or Rover and Rangers tickets for example. Let's see the different types of train ticket from Leicester to London below:
If you want to purchase the cheapest available ticket, Advance tickets are best for you. These tickets are released 12 weeks before travel and offer biggest discounts. The earlier you book, the cheaper the train fares are! But you can't cancel your advance rail ticket, they are non-refundable, and they are sold as singles.
Off-Peak and Super Off-peak tickets are available on numerous trains outside of peak travel times. Thanks to these tickets you make your journey at Off-Peak time, so don't have to pay the fare of a fully flexible Anytime ticket. You can be reimbursed if you decide not to travel.
Anytime tickets is convenient for you, if you want a entirely flexible ticket with no restrictions to travel. They allow the best flexibility in your time of travel. But they are not recommended if you want the cheapest type of ticket Leicester to London.
Season tickets are perfect for you if you make the same journey more than three or four times a week. In this instance, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.