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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
Lowest train price from £15.50
Average train price £40.00

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 both cities and the average train duration between Leicester to London is around 1h32m. Travelling by train is most of the time the fastest way to go to London from Leicester, and it's also a greener option 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.

Best prices for Leicester to London train tickets

from £15.50 MORE 1h15m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 2h56m
from £1.50 MORE 1h52m
Flight
from £50.41 MORE 11h17m

Leicester - London prices calendar

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

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Megabus£6

National Express£11

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Megabus£6

National Express£12

Loco2£16

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 24 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Leicester - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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60

£18

30

£17

15

£23

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£22

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£25

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£42

Same day

Days before Departure

The graph above is based on the best prices found in the past 6 months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Leicester to London in advance should help you save money for your train.

We found tickets available from £17 when purchasing your seat 15 days in advance which is 60% cheaper than the best fare we found when purchasing your seat 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
£15.50 14/02/2018 13:00 6 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£15.50 14/02/2018 12:00 6 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£15.50 14/02/2018 12:24 6 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£19.00 25/01/2018 13:00 1 day ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£19.00 25/01/2018 12:00 1 day ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£19.00 20/01/2018 13:00 2 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£19.00 20/01/2018 07:00 2 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£23.00 25/01/2018 12:32 1 day ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£23.00 25/01/2018 12:53 1 day ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£23.00 25/01/2018 12:24 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Leicester London train

Discount Leicester - London train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Leicester London train ticket.

  • In order to understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of trips you need to break even. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you have to include the cost of your railcard, for instance £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Leicester London ticket is £39.83 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £39.83: £88/£39.83 = 2.21. You will need to make about 3 trips from London to Leicester (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get 34% off most rail fares for an entire 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 £39.83 £26.56 £13.28 2.22

(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