The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Birmingham to Leicester will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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Of the 12 trains that leave Birmingham for Leicester every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 55 km distance in an average of 1 h 12 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 48 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 19 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||33 miles (54 km)|
|Average train duration||48 min|
|Average train ticket price||£12 (€13)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country|
Trains from Birmingham to Leicester cover the 33 miles (54 km) long trip taking on average 48 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £12, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Leicester.
CrossCountry trains will get you to Leicester from Birmingham from £9. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Leicester from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Book your CrossCountry Birmingham to Leicester train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Birmingham to Leicester routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Birmingham and Leicester is 33 miles (54 km), and the best price for a one-way Birmingham - Leicester CrossCountry train ticket starts at £9 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!
CrossCountry from Birmingham to Leicester train information:
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It's incredibly straightforward to make the trip from Birmingham to Leicester by train, with services departing Birmingham New Street station every 30 minutes throughout the day. What's more, trains from Birmingham to Leicester are direct, with most services taking just under an hour during peak times. You can be incredibly flexible with your departure time, with services beginning at around 5:15 a.m. each day and ending at around 10:20 p.m. every evening. Return journeys for rail services from Birmingham to Leicester are also available.
CrossCountry operates all services for direct trains from Birmingham to Leicester.
Trains from Birmingham to Leicester take around 51 minutes during peak hours. Some direct services can take slightly longer, with the total journey time standing at approximately 58 minutes.
The first direct train from Birmingham to Leicester is at 5:19 a.m. and the last direct service from Birmingham to Leicester leaves at 10.22 p.m. During peak time and throughout the day, direct services department Birmingham at least twice per hour.
CrossCountry services from Birmingham to Leicester off a range of facilities to make journeys more convenient and comfortable. All trains offer on-board toilets, with disabled access throughout. These services also offer on-board luggage storage for passengers travelling with suitcases and other heavy baggage. Although these services don't operate a full catering service, a limited selection of on-board refreshment are available. CrossCountry services are also pet-friendly.
Departure Station: Direct services from Birmingham to Leicester depart from Birmingham New Street station, situated in the heart of the city centre.The station is easily accessed on foot or via bus or tram.
Arrival Station: Services from Birmingham arrive at Leicester railway station. The station lies just a stone's throw from the city centre itself, with most amenities just a 2 minute walk away.
Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Leicester most often arrive at Leicester and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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