Leicester to Scunthorpe by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    00:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 55m
  • Distance
    111 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 27m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Leicester to Scunthorpe by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Scunthorpe take around 1 hour and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 111 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Scunthorpe.

1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Scunthorpe?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Leicester to Scunthorpe 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 Leicester to Scunthorpe?

The Leicester to Scunthorpe train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Scunthorpe is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:15 and the last train is around 00:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 07:53, and the last at 23:01.

When to book Leicester to Scunthorpe 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 Scunthorpe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Scunthorpe?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express

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

Scunthorpe to Leicester by train

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