Scarborough to Leicester by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    22:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 53m
  • Distance
    189 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 59m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Scarborough to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Scarborough to Leicester take around 2 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 189 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Scarborough and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Scarborough to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Scarborough 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 24 departures.

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

The Scarborough to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Scarborough around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:07. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Scarborough 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 Scarborough to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Scarborough and Leicester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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 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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