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Travelling from Croydon to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Croydon to Leicester take around 1 hour and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 157 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Croydon and Leicester.

Are there direct trains from Croydon to Leicester?

Journeys between Croydon and Leicester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 71 departures on the route from Croydon to Leicester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 81 departures.

How long is the train journey from Croydon to Leicester?

The Croydon to Leicester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Croydon to Leicester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Croydon around 05:10 and the last train is around 00:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Croydon around 04:40, and the last at 22:04.

When to book Croydon 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 Croydon to Leicester by train.

Which train companies operate between Croydon and Leicester?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

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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