London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester train

Fri, 24 May
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
East Midlands Railway
08:362h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:46Leicester station (LEI)
£601One-way
1 change
Cheapest
East Midlands Railway
08:492h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:07Leicester station (LEI)
£601One-way
1 change
Cheapest
East Midlands Railway
08:062h14
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:20Leicester station (LEI)
£601One-way
1 change
East Midlands Railway
09:062h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:17Leicester station (LEI)
£931One-way
1 change
East Midlands Railway
08:182h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:36Leicester station (LEI)
£1301One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 24 May
East Midlands Railway
08:062h14
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:20Leicester station (LEI)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
08:182h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:36Leicester station (LEI)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
08:362h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:46Leicester station (LEI)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
08:492h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:07Leicester station (LEI)
1 change
East Midlands Railway
09:062h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:17Leicester station (LEI)
1 change

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Train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 10 m

Average

2 h 14 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

177 km

To travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
East Midlands Railway
08:362h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:46Leicester station (LEI)
£601One-way
1 change
East Midlands Railway
09:062h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:17Leicester station (LEI)
£931One-way
1 change
East Midlands Railway
08:062h14
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:20Leicester station (LEI)
£601One-way
1 change
East Midlands Railway
08:492h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:07Leicester station (LEI)
£601One-way
1 change
East Midlands Railway
08:182h18
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:36Leicester station (LEI)
£1301One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester

distanceDistance109 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£73 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains or Thameslink

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester cover the 109 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 9 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £73, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £27.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains and Thameslink trains London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester

For as little as £23 you can travel by train to Leicester from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) with East Midlands Trains and Thameslink. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: £184
  • Thameslink frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester is £73; 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester is 2 h 9 min   to travel the 109 mile long route, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester leaves at 06: 06. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester leaves at 21: 36.
There are 25 trains a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester which require at least one change with East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester.
When taking a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester, you can count on East Midlands Trains or Thameslink for the best way to get you to Leicester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Leicester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 36.
A trip to Leicester from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 9 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester by train is December.
You have options as you can travel between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Leicester 2 different ways: train or coach.

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