London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Cheapest

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

East Midlands Railway
09:492h16
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:05Leicester station (LEI)
£881One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:062h11
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:17Leicester station (LEI)
£921One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 June
East Midlands Railway
09:492h16
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:05Leicester station (LEI)
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:062h11
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:17Leicester station (LEI)
0 changes

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Train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 11 m

Average

2 h 13 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

176 km

Of the 2 trains that leave London Gatwick Airport (LGW) for Leicester station (LEI) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
09:062h11
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
11:17Leicester station (LEI)
£921One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
09:492h16
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:05Leicester station (LEI)
£881One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance109 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£54 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains or Thameslink

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) cover the 109 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 11 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 trip costs around £54, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £25.

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

You can travel by train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Leicester station (LEI) with East Midlands Trains and Thameslink for as low as £25. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) train information with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: £25

FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) 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 station (LEI).
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) can start from as little as £25 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) is £54; 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 station (LEI) is 2 h 11 min   to travel the 109 mile long trip, 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 station (LEI) leaves at 06: 19. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) leaves at 12: 36.
There are 25 trains a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) 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 station (LEI). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI).
For the trip from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) you can take a train with East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
A trip to Leicester station (LEI) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 11 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester station (LEI) by train is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Leicester station (LEI) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) including taking a train or coach.

Trains arriving to Leicester

Distance from Leicester to city center
Distance from Leicester to city center
1.2 miles (1.9 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Coaches leave from the Station front
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 08000 11 33 23 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category An access station. There is step free access to the main entrance and lifts to all platforms. Customers with wheelchairs who require assistance on graduated slopes should press the ticket gate'assistance' button located at the bottom of the stairs near the self service ticket machines. To ensure availability of staff to assist, it is imperative that customers book assistance in advance. This station has tactile paving at the edge of all platforms and at the bottom of all staircases. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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