Swindon to Leicester by train

  • First train
    06:12
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 43m
  • Distance
    127 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    73
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 34m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Swindon to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Swindon to Leicester take around 2 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swindon and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Swindon to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 73 departures on the route from Swindon 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 82 departures.

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

The Swindon to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Swindon around 06:12 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swindon around 06:12, and the last at 21:47.

When to book Swindon 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 Swindon to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swindon and Leicester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Swindon 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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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.

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