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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Leicester to Edinburgh will cost around £ 235 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 176.
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4 h 52 m
4 h 57 m
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It's difficult to get from Leicester to Edinburgh without changing at least once.
|Distance||243 miles (392 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||£165 (€182)|
|Train companies||Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Leicester to Edinburgh cover the 243 miles (392 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 53 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £165, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £129. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
You can travel by train between Leicester and Edinburgh with CrossCountry for as low as £129. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Leicester and Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket between Leicester and Edinburgh online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Leicester to Edinburgh as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains from Leicester to Edinburgh start at £129 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 243 miles (392 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Leicester to Edinburgh. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Leicester to Edinburgh CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Leicester to Edinburgh:
Although there are no direct trains from Leicester to Edinburgh, it is possible to make the journey with just one change. The first departure is a CrossCountry service leaving around 6:15 a.m. connecting with a Virgin East Coast Trains service at Peterborough. There are hourly East Midlands Trains departures from Leicester throughout the day, requiring a change to a CrossCountry train at Chesterfield. The final connection is around 18:00 p.m. Journey times are roughly 5 hours.
Departure Station: Leicester Leicester's main station is situated south-east of the city centre, about 10-minutes on foot from the main shopping streets. City buses stop outside on London Road, and there is a taxi rank on the northern side of the station concourse.
Arrival Station: Edinburgh Waverley Waverley station is located in the city centre, with tram and bus connections nearby on Princes Street. Night buses and airport shuttle buses depart from Waverley Bridge. The station taxi rank is located on the concourse close to the platforms.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Leicester to Edinburgh Waverley.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Leicester, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Leicester. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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