Oxford to Leicester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    00:40
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 4m

Travelling from Oxford to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Oxford to Leicester take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 98 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Oxford and Leicester.

Are there direct trains from Oxford to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Oxford 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 27 departures.

How long is the train journey from Oxford to Leicester?

The Oxford to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Oxford to Leicester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Oxford around 05:18 and the last train is around 23:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Oxford around 06:39, and the last at 00:40.

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

When to book Oxford 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 Oxford to Leicester by train.

Which train companies operate between Oxford and Leicester?

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

  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground

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

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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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