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Southampton to Leicester train information

Southampton Leicester train map

Train duration 3h31m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 121 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £31.00
Average train price £51.00

The trains from Southampton (South East England) to Leicester (East Midlands England) are provided by Cross Country. The services on board can change depending on the train company.

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Leicester from Southampton. The average train time from Southampton to Leicester is 3h31m to cover the 121 miles.

Based on our data, the lowest fare to travel in the next month is £31.00. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Southampton to Leicester train tickets

from £31.00 MORE 3h26m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.00 MORE 6h34m
Flight
from £97.00 MORE 12h38m

Southampton - Leicester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton 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 Southampton to Leicester

When are the next trains to Leicester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Southampton Airport Parkway
08:03
Leicester
11:14
3h11m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
13:54
Leicester
17:16
3h22m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
17:54
Leicester
21:15
3h21m 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

Looking at our data, 3 trains from Southampton to Leicester are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Southampton Leicester train departs at 08:03 and the last one departs at 17:54. The first and last departure times might change from one day to another and there might be fewer services during weekends and public holidays. Rail operators may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Southampton - 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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60

30

15

£45

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£61

3

£46

1

£46

Same day

Days before Departure

Getting your train beforehand is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. However, as you may see in the table above, the price of train tickets Southampton to Leicester tend to be stable and cost £45.

Best prices for Southampton to Leicester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£31.00 17/06/2019 09:08 19 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£31.00 17/06/2019 08:08 19 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£34.00 17/06/2019 18:08 19 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£38.00 17/06/2019 12:08 19 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£38.00 17/06/2019 18:38 19 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£38.00 17/06/2019 17:38 19 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£39.45 17/06/2019 17:54 Cross Country 19 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£49.50 17/06/2019 19:08 19 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£49.50 17/06/2019 17:08 19 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Leicester
£49.50 17/06/2019 12:38 19 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Southampton Leicester train

Discount Southampton - Leicester train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Southampton Leicester train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

For instance, train tickets from Southampton to Leicester cost on average £50.82 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.82 (£88/£50.82 = 1.73), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Leicester to Southampton, the card will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

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 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
Southampton to Leicester train £50.82 £33.88 £16.94 1.74

(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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