Trains from Peterborough to Leicester

Peterborough to Leicester train information

Peterborough Leicester train map

Train duration 0h54m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Peterborough, England
Distance 38 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £8.50
Average train price £17.00

Which operators can I use?

There are many train companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Peterborough in England to Leicester in England are run by Cross Country.

How far is it by train?

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

How much does it costs?

We found tickets from £8.50 to travel in the next month. Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Peterborough to Leicester train tickets

from £8.50 MORE 0h54m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.00 MORE 1h08m

Peterborough - Leicester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Peterborough to Leicester 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.

Train times Peterborough to Leicester

When are the next trains to Leicester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Peterborough
12:54
Leicester
13:49
0h55m Cross Country
Peterborough
13:54
Leicester
14:49
0h55m Cross Country
Peterborough
14:54
Leicester
15:49
0h55m Cross Country
Peterborough
15:54
Leicester
16:49
0h55m Cross Country
Peterborough
16:54
Leicester
17:49
0h55m Cross Country
Peterborough
17:54
Leicester
18:49
0h55m Cross Country
Peterborough
18:54
Leicester
19:49
0h55m Cross Country
Peterborough
19:54
Leicester
20:49
0h55m Cross Country
Peterborough
20:52
Leicester
21:47
0h55m Cross Country
Peterborough
22:00
Leicester
22:55
0h55m Cross Country

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

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 15 trains from Peterborough to Leicester are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Peterborough Leicester train is at 07:54 and the last one is at 22:00. The first and last departure times may be different on each day of the week and there may be fewer services during weekends or public holidays. Rail operators may also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Peterborough - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Peterborough to Leicester are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £9 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £12 for your train. Thus, you may save 31% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 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 Peterborough to Leicester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 18:54 Cross Country 3 days ago
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 09:54 Cross Country 3 days ago
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 11:54 Cross Country 3 days ago
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 12:54 Cross Country 3 days ago
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 10:54 Cross Country 3 days ago
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 19:54 Cross Country 3 days ago
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 22:00 Cross Country 3 days ago
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 12:54 Cross Country 3 days ago
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 13:54 Cross Country 3 days ago
Peterborough
Leicester
£11.80 26/02/2020 20:52 Cross Country 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Peterborough Leicester train

Discount Peterborough - Leicester train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Peterborough Leicester train ticket.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Peterborough to Leicester? Grab your calculator, considering:

    A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

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

    C = average fare for a Peterborough Leicester ticket (i.e.: £16.02)(1)

    Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£16.02 = 5.49. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 6 trips from Peterborough to Leicester (one way trip).

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

(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
Peterborough to Leicester train £16.02 £10.68 £5.34 5.51

(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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