Travelling from Peterborough to Leicester by train
The fastest trains from Peterborough to Leicester take around 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 59 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Peterborough and Leicester.
Direct trains run between Peterborough and Leicester.
We usually find around 17 direct trains on the route from Peterborough to Leicester every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures. The duration is normally about 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Peterborough around 06:10 and the last train is around 21:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Peterborough around 06:10, and the last at 21:53.
When to book Peterborough to Leicester train tickets?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Peterborough to Leicester are £11.70.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around £8 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around £11. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
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 Peterborough to Leicester by train.
Which trains operate between Peterborough and Leicester?
CrossCountry is the rail operator that operates on the route from Peterborough to Leicester.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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