Trains from Oxford to Leicester

Oxford to Leicester train information

Oxford Leicester train map

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Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Oxford, England
Distance 61 Miles
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Oxford (South East England) to Leicester (East Midlands England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.
  • There are 61 miles from Oxford to Leicester. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Leicester from Oxford, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Oxford to Leicester train tickets

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Oxford - Leicester 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.

Oxford - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Oxford to Leicester 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 £20 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £40 for your train. Thus, you may save 52% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

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 Oxford to Leicester trains

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

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Discount Oxford - Leicester train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Oxford 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Oxford to Leicester? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Oxford Leicester ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Oxford to Leicester (one way journey).

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 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
Oxford to Leicester 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

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