London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
09:212h28
London Stansted Airport (STN)
11:49Leicester station (LEI)
£281One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 June
Cross Country
09:212h28
London Stansted Airport (STN)
11:49Leicester station (LEI)
0 changes

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Train times from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 28 m

Average

2 h 28 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

125 km

Of the 1 trains that leave London Stansted Airport (STN) for Leicester station (LEI) every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
09:212h28
London Stansted Airport (STN)
11:49Leicester station (LEI)
£281One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI)

distanceDistance78 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£48 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Abellio Greater Anglia

Trains from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) cover the 78 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Abellio Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £48.

Train companies: CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains and Abellio Greater Anglia trains London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI)

CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains and Abellio Greater Anglia trains will get you from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) from £35. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Leicester station (LEI) from London Stansted Airport (STN) you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 49 min
  • Cheapest Price: £56
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

FAQs: London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Stansted Airport (STN) 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 Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI).
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Cheap train tickets from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) is £48; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Leicester station (LEI) from London Stansted Airport (STN) is on average 2 h 20 min   for the 78 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Leicester station (LEI) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) leaves at 07: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) leaves at 18: 21.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 9 direct trains from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Leicester station (LEI). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI).
For the best London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Abellio Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Leicester station (LEI) from London Stansted Airport (STN) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 21.
A trip to Leicester station (LEI) from London Stansted Airport (STN) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester station (LEI) 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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