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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Things to do in London
We have created for you a list of 6 things that you can do in London.
If you're discovering London for the first time and you are not sure of the places that you can visit during your stay, don't worry. The different options you have will obviously depend on how much time you got as well as your preferences but the team at Gopili shares with you the famous points of interests in London.
London Eye is probably among the most important things to do for visitors. You can also plan to visit Tower Bridge or Big Ben which are most of the time advised by the travellers who have already visited the city.
Another interesting site that you can discover is View from the Shard if you wish to find out more about the city.
Kensington Palace is also a touristic site that we will advise you to see if you have spare time during your trip.
Finally, if you're still curious in discovering more about London, Madame Tussauds can be the last step of your stay. While people may not consider it as the most important thing to do, it will enable you to get a complete picture of the city and its history.
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 assessment, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Leicester London ticket is £21.42 (1).
Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £21.42: £88/£21.42 = 4.11. You will need to make approximately 5 trips from London to Leicester (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.
(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||£21.42||£14.28||£7.14||4.12|
(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
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.
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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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
Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute
The chart above shows the cheapest prices found over the last six months depending on how many time in advance the train ticket is booked. Booking your train from Leicester to London in advance should enable you to pay less for your journey.
Tickets are available from £16 when buying your train 2 months in advance, it is 56% cheaper than the best price we found when booking on the day you're travelling.
Transport operators from Leicester to London
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Leicester to London.
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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.
And if you change?
Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Leicester to London:
Many trains run from Leicester to London, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
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, London train stations.
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