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 £12.00
Average train price £38.00

Which train company can I use?

The trip connecting Leicester, situated in England and London, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Cross Country.

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?

Looking at our data, the best price to take the train in the next month is £12.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and does not include the money you can save with a discount card.

Best prices for Leicester to London train tickets

from £12.00 MORE 1h33m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 2h52m
from £1.50 MORE 1h56m
Flight
from £62.48 MORE 11h32m

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£8

National Express£13

Loco2--

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 24 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
07:48
London Euston
09:52
2h04m Cross Country
Leicester
08:16
London Euston
10:00
1h44m Cross Country
Leicester
08:48
London Euston
10:50
2h02m Cross Country
Leicester
09:48
London Euston
11:50
2h02m Cross Country
Leicester
12:48
London Euston
14:50
2h02m Cross Country
Leicester
13:48
London Euston
15:50
2h02m Cross Country
Leicester
17:48
London Euston
19:50
2h02m 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

According to our data, 1 trains from Leicester to London are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Leicester London train departs at 07:10 and the last one leaves the station at 07:10. The first and last departure times may vary every day and there can be fewer services during weekends or bank holidays. Train operators may also adjust the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

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

7

£22

3

£24

1

£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 28/04/2018 20:02 2 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£15.50 28/04/2018 18:03 2 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£15.50 12/05/2018 07:00 5 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£15.50 12/05/2018 13:00 5 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£15.50 26/05/2018 17:13 6 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£19.00 12/05/2018 12:00 5 days ago
Leicester
London
St. Pancras
£19.00 12/05/2018 12:53 5 days 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.

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

    For your calculation, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Leicester London ticket is £37.40 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £37.40: £88/£37.40 = 2.35. You will need to make about 3 trips from London to Leicester (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • 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 £37.40 £24.94 £12.47 2.36

(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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