Trains from Leicester to Plymouth

Leicester to Plymouth train information

Leicester Plymouth train map

Train duration 5h56m
Arrival Plymouth, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 204 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Leicester (East Midlands England) to Plymouth (South West England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.
  • On average, the journey takes normally 5h56m by train to cover the 204 miles to go to Plymouth from Leicester. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

Best prices for Leicester to Plymouth train tickets

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Leicester - Plymouth prices calendar

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

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

Leicester - Plymouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Leicester to Plymouth are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £53 whereas when purchasing your seat 1 day in advance, you will need to spend at least £63 for your train. Thus, you may save 16% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of 1 day in advance.

The figures 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 Plymouth trains

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

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Discount Leicester - Plymouth train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Leicester Plymouth train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to calculate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

    For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Leicester Plymouth ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you on average 2 trips from Plymouth to Leicester (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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 Plymouth train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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