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Sat
25 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£39National Express
£106easyJet
Sun
26 Sep
£100Avanti West Coast
£33National Express
£49easyJet
Mon
27 Sep
£121Cross Country
£23National Express
£39easyJet
Tue
28 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
£39easyJet
Wed
29 Sep
£120Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£39easyJet
Thu
30 Sep
£120First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
£39easyJet
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1 Oct
£120Avanti West Coast
£24National Express
£45easyJet
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2 Oct
£100Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£115British Airways
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3 Oct
£100Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
£88British Airways
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4 Oct
£121First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
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6 Oct
£120First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
£31easyJet
Thu
7 Oct
£121First Transpennine Express
£25National Express
£32easyJet
Fri
8 Oct
£120First Transpennine Express
£26National Express
£39easyJet
Sat
9 Oct
£90Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£34easyJet
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10 Oct
£100Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
£32easyJet
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12 Oct
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£34easyJet
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14 Oct
£121Cross Country
£22National Express
£32easyJet

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Train Information to Glasgow from Leicester

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£117 (€131)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Leicester to Glasgow cover the 255 miles (412 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 44 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £117, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £100. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Trains from Leicester to Glasgow

Travellers looking to catch a service from Leicester to Glasgow will find plenty of choices, whether they are travelling during busy commuter periods or as tourists during off-peak periods. There are often up to five scheduled services per hour operated by four train companies: Cross Country, First Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway and Virgin Trains. Mobile tickets are also available on many of the services for added convenience.

Which train companies travel from Leicester to Glasgow?

Scheduled train services between Leicester and Glasgow are operated by Cross Country, First Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway and Virgin Trains. Each service typically runs one train per hour and at busy periods, there will often be trains from all operators on offer within each 60-minute period.

How long is the train from Leicester to Glasgow?

The quickest journey takes around four hours 30 minutes and is operated by Cross Country trains with a change at Nuneaton. The average journey takes around five hours 50 minutes and services can have anything from one to three changes.

How many trains are there from Leicester to Glasgow?

There are sometimes as many as four trains scheduled for each hour of departure, especially during busy commuter periods during the week. Trains start to run from around 6:00 a.m. on weekday mornings and continue until around 11:00 p.m. It's worth noting that the final trains of the day - typically those leaving after 10:00 p.m. - have longer journeys of around ten hours in total, with at least one change.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Leicester to Glasgow?

Departure train station: Leicester Train Station is a major stop for many services travelling to London. Thanks to a recent upgrade, the original Victorian building retains its impressive architecture but now has open-plan and accessible facilities that include information boards, ticketing machines, ATMs, coffee kiosks, newsagents and retail outlets, WiFi and toilets. There is a taxi rank and car park and buses are just a short walk away.

Arrival train station: Glasgow Central Station is located in Glasgow city centre. It has retail outlets, a coffee kiosk and newsagent, seating areas, a waiting lounge, ticket kiosks and information display boards, trolleys, ATMs and WiFi. The taxi rank is directly outside the station along with bus stops.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train to Glasgow from Leicester?
You can find a cheap train from Leicester to Glasgow for some dates and times for as low as £100  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Leicester to Glasgow?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Leicester to Glasgow train to cost on average £117  one way.
What is the distance between Leicester and Glasgow via train?
You should expect to travel around 255 miles (412 km)  to Glasgow from Leicester by train.
What is the average Leicester to Glasgow train duration?
On average the Leicester to Glasgow train time is 5 h 44 min  covering the 255 miles (412 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Leicester to Glasgow train leave from? Which Glasgow train station do I come into from Leicester?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Leicester   and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Where is the departure train station in Leicester located? Where is the arrival train station in Glasgow located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leicester and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Glasgow Central and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Glasgow.

Which train providers can take me from Leicester to Glasgow?
If you're looking for trains from Leicester to Glasgow, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Glasgow. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Leicester to Glasgow trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Glasgow from Leicester?
The average number of trains departing Leicester for Glasgow is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Leicester to Glasgow? What time is the last train from Leicester to Glasgow?
The first train from Leicester to Glasgow leaves at 07: 10   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from Leicester to Glasgow schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I purchase Leicester Glasgow train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Leicester to Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £117 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Leicester and Glasgow are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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