Leicester to Coventry train

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Cheap train tickets from Leicester to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
11:201h38
Leicester
12:58Coventry
£161One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
19:501h08
Leicester
20:58Coventry
£161One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:501h08
Leicester
16:58Coventry
£161One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
17:501h08
Leicester
18:58Coventry
£161One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
21:501h08
Leicester
22:58Coventry
£161One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLeicester to Coventry

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
West Midlands Railway
17:501h08
Leicester
18:58Coventry
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
19:501h08
Leicester
20:58Coventry
0 changes
Cross Country
15:501h08
Leicester
16:58Coventry
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
21:501h08
Leicester
22:58Coventry
0 changes
Cross Country
11:201h38
Leicester
12:58Coventry
0 changes

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Train times from Leicester to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 8 m

Average

1 h 13 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

36 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Leicester for Coventry every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

West Midlands Railway
17:501h08
Leicester
18:58Coventry
£161One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
19:501h08
Leicester
20:58Coventry
£161One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:501h08
Leicester
16:58Coventry
£161One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
21:501h08
Leicester
22:58Coventry
£161One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
18:501h08
Leicester
19:58Coventry
£171One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Leicester to Coventry

distanceDistance22 miles
durationAverage train duration51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Bus

Trains from Leicester to Coventry cover the 22 miles long journey taking on average 51 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Bus. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £17, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Coventry.

Train companies: West Midland Trains, CrossCountry and Bus trains Leicester to Coventry

Find the best trains from Leicester to Coventry with Omio's travel partners West Midland Trains, CrossCountry and Bus from £15. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

Leicester to Coventry train information with West Midland Trains:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 8 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15

Trains from Leicester to Coventry: Journey Details

Train services between Leicester and Coventry are provided by CrossCountry and London Midland and there should always be a convenient departure time for anyone making the journey. CrossCountry services take just over an hour to reach Coventry, requiring a brief change at Nuneaton. London Midland services are just as quick, and will also require a stop along the way, before transferring to a CrossCountry service. The earliest trains from Leicester to Coventry leave at 6:00 a.m and the last train of the day leaves at 9:40 p.m.

Taking the Train from Leicester

Whether you choose to travel with London Midland or CrossCountry, trains from Leicester to Coventry will depart from Leicester Railway Station, which is around 1 kilometre east of the city centre. If you are coming from southern suburbs like Wigston, the 48 bus is probably the easiest route to the station. Any students catching the train to Coventry can quickly reach the station via the number 80 bus. From the town centre, simply walk up Wellington Street and turn left up Dunkirk Street to the station entrance.

Getting into Coventry by Train

Coventry is a youthful, exciting city with excellent restaurants and nightlife. Attractions include the modernist Cathedral, the Ricoh Arena - home to Coventry City Football Club and the superb Coventry Transport Museum. The city is also ringed with beautiful countryside, and sites like Combe Abbey Country Park are easily accessible. Trains from Leicester to Coventry arrive at the main train station, which is just south of the city centre. Catch buses 1 and 11 from just outside the station to reach the city centre and outlying districts like Coundon. To reach the Ricoh Arena, prebooking a taxi is probably the best route.

FAQs: Leicester to Coventry train

FAQs: Travel by train from Leicester to Coventry 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 Leicester to Coventry.
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Cheap train tickets from Leicester to Coventry can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Leicester to Coventry is £17; 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 Leicester to Coventry is 51 min   to travel the 22 mile long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Leicester to Coventry leaves at 05: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Leicester to Coventry leaves at 22: 56.
There are 25 trains a day from Leicester to Coventry which require at least one change with West Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Leicester to Coventry, you can count on West Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Bus for the best way to get you to Coventry. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Leicester to Coventry and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 56.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leicester, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Coventry, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Coventry from Leicester is worth doing with a journey time of 51 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Leicester to Coventry by train is November.
You have options as you can travel between Leicester and Coventry 2 different ways: train or coach.

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