Trains from Leicester to Peterborough

Leicester to Peterborough train information

Leicester Peterborough train map

Train duration 0h54m
Arrival Peterborough, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 38 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £8.50
Average train price £20.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains between Leicester (East Midlands England) to Peterborough (East of England) are operated by Cross Country. The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

How far is it by train?

On average, it takes approximately 0h54m by train covering a distance of 38 miles to get to Peterborough from Leicester. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

What is the price of the train?

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £8.50 one way.

Best prices for Leicester to Peterborough train tickets

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Other modes of transport available
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from £8.00 MORE 1h06m

Leicester - Peterborough prices calendar

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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 Peterborough

When are the next trains to Peterborough?

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

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 16 trains from Leicester to Peterborough are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Leicester Peterborough train departs at 07:18 and the last one departs at 21:17. The first and last departure times might change from one day to another and there might be fewer services during weekends and public holidays. Rail operators may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Leicester - Peterborough: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Leicester to Peterborough will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 7 days in advance, tickets should be available from £8 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £14 for your journey. Thus, you can save 44% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 7 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Leicester to Peterborough trains

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

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Leicester Peterborough train

Discount Leicester - Peterborough train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Leicester Peterborough train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

Why should I buy a railcard?

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can assess the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to 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 price of a Leicester Peterborough ticket is £19.86 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £19.86: £88/£19.86 = 4.43. You will need to make about 5 trips from Peterborough to Leicester (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The price 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 save 34% off most rail fares for an entire year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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 Peterborough train £19.86 £13.24 £6.62 4.44

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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