Leicester to Newport by train

  • First train
    06:17
  • Last train
    22:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 42m
  • Distance
    173 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 35m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Leicester to Newport by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Newport take around 2 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 173 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Newport.

1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Newport?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Leicester to Newport 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 25 departures.

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

The Leicester to Newport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Newport is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:17 and the last train is around 22:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 05:49, and the last at 22:19.

When to book Leicester to Newport 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 Leicester to Newport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Newport?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains

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

Newport to Leicester by train

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Child and youth passengers

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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.

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