Stansted to Leicester train

Cheap train tickets from Stansted to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 02 Jul

Cheapest

£34

Average

£67

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

East Midlands Railway
08:48Stansted3h29 12:17Leicester
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£341One-way
East Midlands Railway
09:30Stansted3h06 12:36Leicester
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£401One-way
East Midlands Railway
08:42Stansted2h24 11:06Leicester
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£471One-way
East Midlands Railway
07:12Stansted4h04 11:16Leicester
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£721One-way
Cross Country
10:18Stansted2h31 12:49Leicester
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£721One-way

Train schedule Stansted to Leicester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 2 July
East Midlands Railway
07:12Stansted4h04 11:16Leicester
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Cross Country
07:14Stansted2h35 09:49Leicester
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East Midlands Railway
08:42Stansted2h24 11:06Leicester
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East Midlands Railway
08:48Stansted3h29 12:17Leicester
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East Midlands Railway
09:30Stansted3h06 12:36Leicester
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Cross Country
10:18Stansted2h31 12:49Leicester
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Cross Country
11:18Stansted2h31 13:49Leicester
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Cross Country
11:35Stansted3h14 14:49Leicester
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Cross Country
15:35Stansted3h14 18:49Leicester
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Cross Country
15:48Stansted3h01 18:49Leicester
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Greater Anglia
19:03Stansted3h39 22:42Leicester
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East Midlands Railway
19:53Stansted2h49 22:42Leicester
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Fastest train times from Stansted to Leicester

Showing times and prices for 02 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 24 m

Average

3 h 3 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

122 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Stansted for Leicester every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
08:42Stansted2h24 11:06Leicester
0 changes
£471One-way
Cross Country
11:18Stansted2h31 13:49Leicester
0 changes
£721One-way
Cross Country
10:18Stansted2h31 12:49Leicester
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£721One-way
Cross Country
07:14Stansted2h35 09:49Leicester
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£731One-way
East Midlands Railway
19:53Stansted2h49 22:42Leicester
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£891One-way

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Overview: Train from Stansted to Leicester

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross Country, East Midlands Railway or Greater Anglia

Trains from Stansted to Leicester cover the 76 miles (122 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 27 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Greater Anglia. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £51, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Stansted Airport and arrive in Leicester.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia and CrossCountry trains Stansted to Leicester

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CrossCountry
Abellio Greater Anglia

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Find the perfect CrossCountry train between Stansted and Leicester for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Stansted and Leicester. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 76 miles (122 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Stansted to Leicester train ticket can cost as little as £72 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Stansted and Leicester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: £72

One of the best ways to travel to Leicester from Stansted is by taking a train with Abellio Greater Anglia. Omio helps you find the ideal Abellio Greater Anglia train between Stansted and Leicester by showing you Abellio Greater Anglia current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Stansted to Leicester journey. You can expect to travel 76 miles (122 km) to Leicester from Stansted on a train with Abellio Greater Anglia. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Stansted and Leicester, you can check straight away if the Abellio Greater Anglia ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Abellio Greater Anglia train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Leicester from Stansted!

Abellio Greater Anglia from Stansted to Leicester train information:

  • Average Duration: 32 min
  • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 12 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Stansted to Leicester

Travel by train 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 Stansted to Leicester.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Stansted and Leicester for as low as £26  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Stansted to Leicester is £51  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Stansted and Leicester via train to be approximately 76 miles (122 km).
On average the Stansted to Leicester train time is 2 h 27 min  covering the 76 miles (122 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stansted Airport   and arrive in Leicester.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Stansted Airport and need to travel around 5 miles (8.1 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Leicester most often arrive at Leicester and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

For the best Stansted to Leicester train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country, East Midlands Railway or Greater Anglia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Stansted to Leicester to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Stansted for Leicester is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Stansted to Leicester leaves at 07: 00. The last train departing from Stansted to Leicester leaves at 21: 30. You can find the latest Stansted to Leicester train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Stansted to Leicester is on average £51 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Stansted to Leicester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stansted
Leicester
The major railway station for departures from Stansted is Stansted Airport. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Stansted Airport for your trip to Leicester from Stansted.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 19: 00
Public transport options for Stansted Airport
Bus lines: IC buses, National Express, X10 Airlink, X30 Airlink, 42A, 133 Sapphire, 5, 6, 7, 7A
Train lines: Stansted Express, West Anglia Main Line, CrossCountry
Onward travel information: Local buses and National Coach routes stop in bus station located at airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement services operate from the main coach station as directed by Station Staff.
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Public transport options for Stansted Mountfitchet
Onward travel information: Local bus services
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop at the junction of Station Road and Church Road, next to the Kings Arms public house

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