Leicester to Swindon by train

  • First train
    04:41
  • Last train
    22:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 45m
  • Distance
    127 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    64
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 6m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Leicester to Swindon by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Swindon take around 2 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Swindon.

1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Swindon?

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

We usually find around 62 departures on the route from Leicester to Swindon 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 68 departures.

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

The Leicester to Swindon train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Swindon is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 04:41 and the last train is around 22:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 04:45, and the last at 23:46.

When to book Leicester to Swindon 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 Swindon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Swindon?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Swindon to Leicester by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.