Huddersfield to Leicester by train

  • First train
    05:31
  • Last train
    23:58
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 20m
  • Distance
    121 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    47
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 48m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Huddersfield to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Huddersfield to Leicester take around 2 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 121 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Huddersfield and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Huddersfield to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Huddersfield 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 44 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Huddersfield to Leicester?

The Huddersfield to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Huddersfield to Leicester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Huddersfield around 05:31 and the last train is around 23:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Huddersfield around 05:40, and the last at 22:18.

When to book Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Huddersfield and Leicester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Huddersfield 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
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express

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

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