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Train Information to Leicester from Cheltenham

distanceDistance64 miles (104 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Cheltenham to Leicester cover the 64 miles (104 km) long route taking on average 1 h 55 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 trip costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in Leicester.

Train companies

Travel with CrossCountry between Cheltenham and Leicester

Travel from Cheltenham to Leicester from £28 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Cheltenham to Leicester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry from Cheltenham to Leicester for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Cheltenham to Leicester train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Cheltenham - Leicester journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Cheltenham and Leicester by train is 64 miles (104 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £28 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Cheltenham to Leicester in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Cheltenham - Leicester train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Cheltenham to Leicester train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 4 min
  • Average Price: £28
  • CrossCountry frequency: 20 a day

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Cheltenham and Leicester don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Cheltenham to Leicester
Travel by train to Leicester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cheltenham to Leicester.
How much do cheap train tickets to Leicester from Cheltenham cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Cheltenham and Leicester for the next 7 days starting from £28  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Cheltenham to Leicester?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Cheltenham to Leicester is £28  one way.
What is the distance from Cheltenham to Leicester via train?
The Cheltenham to Leicester train distance is approximately 64 miles (104 km).
How many hours does it take from Cheltenham to Leicester by train?
While the time it takes to travel 64 miles (104 km) to Leicester from Cheltenham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cheltenham to Leicester is on average 1 h 55 min.
Which train station in Cheltenham goes to Leicester? Which train station do I come into Leicester from Cheltenham?

Omio customers book a train from Cheltenham Spa   to Leicester   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Cheltenham train station to Leicester? Where is the Leicester train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Leicester and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Leicester.

Which train providers can take me between Cheltenham and Leicester?
For the journey from Cheltenham to Leicester you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Cheltenham to Leicester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there between Cheltenham and Leicester?
The average number of trains departing Cheltenham for Leicester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Cheltenham to Leicester? What time is the last train from Cheltenham to Leicester?
You can take the first train from Cheltenham to Leicester at 09: 15   or take the last train from Cheltenham to Leicester leaving at 09: 15. Look for the latest Cheltenham Leicester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between Cheltenham and Leicester to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Leicester from Cheltenham to cost on average £28 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Cheltenham to Leicester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Cheltenham is Cheltenham Spa. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cheltenham Spa for your trip between Cheltenham and Leicester.