Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) train

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Cheap train tickets from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

East Midlands Railway
04:470h31
Derby station (DBY)
05:18Leicester station (LEI)
£31One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:110h31
Derby station (DBY)
09:42Leicester station (LEI)
£81One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
07:050h25
Derby station (DBY)
07:30Leicester station (LEI)
£151One-way
0 changes

Train timetableDerby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 25 May
East Midlands Railway
04:470h31
Derby station (DBY)
05:18Leicester station (LEI)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
07:050h25
Derby station (DBY)
07:30Leicester station (LEI)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:110h31
Derby station (DBY)
09:42Leicester station (LEI)
0 changes

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Train times from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

25 m

Average

29 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

39 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Derby station (DBY) for Leicester station (LEI) every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
07:050h25
Derby station (DBY)
07:30Leicester station (LEI)
£151One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
04:470h31
Derby station (DBY)
05:18Leicester station (LEI)
£31One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:110h31
Derby station (DBY)
09:42Leicester station (LEI)
£81One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI)

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£11 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) cover the 24 miles long route taking on average 20 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £11, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £2. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Leicester.

FAQs: Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) 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 Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) can start from as little as £2 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) is £11; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) train time is 20 min   covering the 24 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) leaves at 04: 47. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) leaves at 19: 09.
There are 16 trains a day from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) which require at least one change with East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Leicester station (LEI). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI).
For the best Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Derby station (DBY) and Leicester station (LEI) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 09.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Derby, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leicester, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Leicester station (LEI) from Derby station (DBY) is worth doing with a journey time of 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) is November.
You have options as you can travel from Derby station (DBY) to Leicester station (LEI) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from Derby

Distance from Derby to city center
Distance from Derby to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From the rear of the station, at the Pride Park exit
Amenities at station
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Category A step free station. This station has step free access. There are lifts to all platforms. There is a subway to platforms 2, 3, 4 and 5. Platforms 6 and 7 are accessed by lift only. This station has tactile paving at the edges of all platforms and at the foot and top of stairwells. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Leicester

Distance from Leicester to city center
Distance from Leicester to city center
1.2 miles (1.9 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Coaches leave from the Station front
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 08000 11 33 23 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category An access station. There is step free access to the main entrance and lifts to all platforms. Customers with wheelchairs who require assistance on graduated slopes should press the ticket gate'assistance' button located at the bottom of the stairs near the self service ticket machines. To ensure availability of staff to assist, it is imperative that customers book assistance in advance. This station has tactile paving at the edge of all platforms and at the bottom of all staircases. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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