Leeds to Leicester train

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Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 24 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Leeds to Leicester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
05:052h44
Leeds station (LDS)
07:49Leicester station (LEI)
£441One-way
1 change
East Midlands Railway
05:302h30
Leeds station (LDS)
08:00Leicester station (LEI)
£911One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
05:303h19
Leeds station (LDS)
08:49Leicester station (LEI)
£931One-way
1 change
Northern Rail
05:542h36
Leeds station (LDS)
08:30Leicester station (LEI)
£961One-way
1 change

Train timetableLeeds to Leicester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 24 June
London North Eastern Railway
17:453h04
Leeds
20:49Leicester
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
10:453h04
Leeds
13:49Leicester
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:382h25
Leeds
12:03Leicester
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
06:052h44
Leeds
08:49Leicester
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
15:453h04
Leeds
18:49Leicester
0 changes

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Train times from Leeds to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 24 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

2 h 47 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

132 km

To travel from Leeds to Leicester you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
East Midlands Railway
05:302h30
Leeds station (LDS)
08:00Leicester station (LEI)
£911One-way
2 changes
Northern Rail
05:542h36
Leeds station (LDS)
08:30Leicester station (LEI)
£961One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
05:052h44
Leeds station (LDS)
07:49Leicester station (LEI)
£441One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
05:303h19
Leeds station (LDS)
08:49Leicester station (LEI)
£931One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Leicester

distanceDistance81 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£52 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or East Coast

Trains from Leeds to Leicester cover the 81 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or East Coast. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £52, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds and arrive in Leicester.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and East Midlands Trains trains Leeds to Leicester

You can travel by train to Leicester from Leeds with CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and East Midlands Trains for as low as £34. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Leicester from Leeds. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Leeds to Leicester train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: £34
  • CrossCountry frequency: 15 a day

FAQs: Leeds to Leicester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Leeds 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 Leeds to Leicester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Leicester can start from as little as £34 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Leeds to Leicester is £52; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Leeds to Leicester is 1 h 51 min   to travel the 81 mile long trip, with around there are 50 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Leeds to Leicester leaves at 05: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Leeds to Leicester leaves at 21: 11.
There are 50 trains a day from Leeds to Leicester which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Leicester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Leeds to Leicester.
For the journey from Leeds to Leicester you can take a train with CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or East Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Leicester from Leeds on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 11.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds, which is located around 0.2 miles (369 m) 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 from Leeds is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 51 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Leeds to Leicester is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Leeds and Leicester including taking a train or coach.

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