Blackburn to Leicester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:55
  • Last train
    23:34
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 58m

Travelling from Blackburn to Leicester by train

The fastest trains from Blackburn to Leicester take around 2 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 153 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackburn and Leicester.

Journeys between Blackburn and Leicester usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Blackburn to Leicester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 32 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Blackburn around 05:55 and the last train is around 23:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackburn around 06:12, and the last at 22:35.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Blackburn to Leicester train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Blackburn to Leicester by train.

Which trains operate between Blackburn and Leicester?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Blackburn to Leicester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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