Trains from Leicester to London

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Leicester to London train information

Leicester London train map

Train duration 1h32m
Arrival London, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 89 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £16.00
Average train price £46.00

Which train company can I use?

The trip between Leicester, located in England and London, situated in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Cross Country.

How much times does it take?

There are 89 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Leicester to London is approximately 1h32m. Taking the train is often 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 lowest fare to travel in the next month is £16.00. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Leicester to London train tickets

from £16.00 MORE 1h32m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 2h50m
from £4.50 MORE 1h51m
Flight
from £48.00 MORE 11h11m

Leicester - London prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Leicester to London by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

  november january   december
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19

Megabus£11

National Express£20

Loco2£62

20

Megabus£11

National Express£20

Loco2£30

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22

Megabus£10

National Express£20

Loco2£26

23

Megabus£10

National Express£20

Loco2£23

24

Megabus£12

National Express£16

Loco2£62

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29

Megabus£10

National Express£16

Loco2£23

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31

Megabus£9

National Express£16

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Leicester to London

When are the next trains to London?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Leicester
07:10
London Euston
08:34
1h24m Cross Country

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Leicester - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

60

£18

30

£17

15

£23

7

£22

3

£25

1

£42

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Leicester to London in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £17 when booking your ticket 15 days in advance which is 60% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Leicester to London trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£19.50 15/01/2019 12:26 16 hours ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£19.50 15/01/2019 12:26 5 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£23.00 15/01/2019 12:13 16 hours ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£23.00 15/01/2019 17:13 16 hours ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£23.00 29/12/2018 08:21 1 day ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£23.00 15/01/2019 12:13 5 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£23.00 15/01/2019 17:13 5 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£26.00 15/01/2019 13:05 16 hours ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£26.00 15/01/2019 12:03 16 hours ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£26.00 29/12/2018 07:55 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Leicester London train

Discount Leicester - London train tickets

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

  • To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

    For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Leicester London ticket is £45.89 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £45.89: £88/£45.89 = 1.92. You will need to make on average 2 trips from London to Leicester (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

  • 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
Leicester to London train £45.89 £30.59 £15.30 1.92

(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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