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

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There are several train providers across the UK & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you will be able to see the trains connecting Peterborough in England to Leicester in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

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?

Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Peterborough to Leicester train tickets

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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.

Peterborough - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

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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 £13 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.

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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.: £50.00)(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/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 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 £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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