Trains from Swansea to Leicester

Swansea to Leicester train information

Swansea Leicester train map

Train duration 4h23m
Arrival Leicester, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 139 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Swansea, located in Wales and Leicester, situated 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.

How far is it by train?

On average, it takes around 4h23m by train because of the 139 miles to travel to Leicester from Swansea. The journey time will change depending if the train is direct or with stops.

How much does it costs?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to check the latest available offers.

Best prices for Swansea to Leicester train tickets

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Swansea - Leicester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Swansea to Leicester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Swansea - Leicester: the best time to book cheap trains

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Booking your ticket in advance is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. Yet, as you can notice in the graph above, the cost of train tickets Swansea to Leicester do not tend to change a lot and cost £46.

Best prices for Swansea to Leicester trains

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

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Discount Swansea - 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 Swansea Leicester train ticket.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Swansea to Leicester cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Leicester to Swansea, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for an entire year.

(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
Swansea 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