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Train Information between Leicester and Nottingham

distanceDistance22 miles (35 km)
durationAverage train duration22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains

Trains from Leicester to Nottingham cover the 22 miles (35 km) long journey taking on average 22 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £14, but the average price of train tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Leicester and arrive in Nottingham.

Trains from Leicester to Nottingham

Leicester and Nottingham are connected by trains that run more than 60 times per day. Travel time ranges from under 30 minutes to over 1 hour, depending on whether the journey requires a stopover in Loughborough or Long Eaton, although most trains are direct. This route is operated by East Midlands Trains. On weekdays, the first train departs at 6:26 a.m., and last train of the day leaves at 1:07 a.m., and on weekends the first leaves at 10:38 a.m. and the last departs at 11:28 p.m.

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

Departure Station: Leicester railway station, conveniently located off the A6 road, and only a short 10 minute walk from the city centre. Leicester coach station is across the road from the train station.

Arrival Station: Nottingham railway station, located near the city council, barely 400 metres away from the A60 road and approximately 1.2 miles south of the main downtown area. Trams and city buses are only a few steps away from the station.

Travel Tips

Trains from Leicester to Nottingham
Travel by train to Nottingham 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 Nottingham.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from Leicester to Nottingham?
You can find a cheap train from Leicester to Nottingham for some dates and times for as low as £14  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Leicester to Nottingham?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Leicester to Nottingham is £14  one way.
What is the distance between Leicester and Nottingham via train?
You should expect to travel around 22 miles (35 km)  to Nottingham from Leicester by train.
How long does it take from Leicester to Nottingham by train?
On average the Leicester to Nottingham train time is 22 min  covering the 22 miles (35 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Leicester to Nottingham, which train station in Leicester do I depart from and which train station in Nottingham do I arrive in?

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leicester, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Nottingham, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train companies go from Leicester to Nottingham?
Take the Leicester to Nottingham train with East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Leicester to Nottingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Leicester to Nottingham?
Yes, there are 50 direct trains per day from Leicester to Nottingham with, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
How many trains per day are there between Leicester and Nottingham?
On average, there are 50 trains a day from Leicester to Nottingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Leicester to Nottingham? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Leicester to Nottingham train departs at 07: 21   and the last train from Leicester to Nottingham leaves at 10: 44. Check out the most up-to-date Leicester to Nottingham train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Nottingham from Leicester for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Leicester to Nottingham is on average £14 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Leicester and Nottingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leicester
Nottingham
The major railway station for departures from Leicester is Leicester. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leicester for your trip between Leicester and Nottingham.