Halifax to Leicester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:05
  • Last train
    21:51
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 36m

Travelling from Halifax to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Halifax to Leicester take around 2 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 131 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Halifax and Leicester.

Are there direct trains from Halifax to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Halifax 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 26 departures.

How long is the train journey from Halifax to Leicester?

The Halifax to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Halifax to Leicester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Halifax around 06:05 and the last train is around 20:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Halifax around 06:48, and the last at 23:49.

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

When to book Halifax 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 Halifax to Leicester by train.

Which train companies operate between Halifax and Leicester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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

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

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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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