Plymouth to Leicester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    23:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 39m

Travelling from Plymouth to Leicester by train

The fastest trains from Plymouth to Leicester take around 4 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 327 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Plymouth and Leicester.

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Plymouth to Leicester 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. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Plymouth around 05:20 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Plymouth around 05:25, and the last at 20:04.

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

When to book Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Leicester by train.

Which trains operate between Plymouth and Leicester?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Plymouth to Leicester, 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

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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