Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) train

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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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
16:362h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:45Leicester station (LEI)
£891One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 25 May
East Midlands Railway
16:362h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:45Leicester station (LEI)
0 changes

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Train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 9 m

Average

2 h 9 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

177 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Gatwick Airport (GTW) for Leicester station (LEI) every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
16:362h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:45Leicester station (LEI)
£891One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI)

distanceDistance109 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£81 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains or Thameslink

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) cover the 109 miles long route taking on average 2 h 9 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £81, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Leicester.

Train companies: East Midlands Trains and Thameslink trains Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI)

For as little as £20 you can travel by train between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Leicester station (LEI) with East Midlands Trains and Thameslink. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

Train information from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: £20

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) can start from as little as £22 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) is £81; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Leicester station (LEI) is on average 2 h 9 min   for the 109 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Leicester station (LEI) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) leaves at 04: 41. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) leaves at 19: 46.
There are 25 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) which require at least one change with East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI).
Take the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) train with East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Leicester station (LEI) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 46.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 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.

The cheapest month for a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) is November.
You have options as you can travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Leicester station (LEI) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

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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