Glasgow to Leicester by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Glasgow to Leicester by train
Fast trains from Glasgow to Leicester take around 5 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 412 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Leicester.
1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Leicester?
Journeys between Glasgow and Leicester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Glasgow 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 33 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Leicester?
The Glasgow to Leicester train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Glasgow to Leicester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 20:10.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:45, and the last at 23:48.
What's the Glasgow to Leicester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Glasgow to Leicester are $22.97.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $37 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $46. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Leicester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Leicester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow to Leicester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Coast
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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