Trains from Luton to Leicester

Luton to Leicester train information

Luton Leicester train map

Train duration 2h09m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Luton, England
Distance 61 Miles
  • The journey from Luton, situated in England and Leicester, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
  • Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to go to Leicester from Luton. The average travel time from Luton to Leicester is 2h09m to cover the 61 miles.
  • Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

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Luton - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Luton to Leicester 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 £19 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £36 for your journey. Thus, you can save 47% 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 Luton to Leicester trains

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

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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Luton Leicester train ticket and make even more savings 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.

How much can I save with a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to calculate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Luton Leicester 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 approximately 2 trips from Leicester to Luton (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(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
Luton to Leicester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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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