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Winchester to Leicester by train

  • First train
    05:19
  • Last train
    23:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 56m
  • Distance
    175 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    46
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 24m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Winchester to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Winchester to Leicester take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 175 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Winchester and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Winchester to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Winchester 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 45 departures.

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

The Winchester to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Winchester around 05:19 and the last train is around 23:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Winchester around 05:25, and the last at 23:23.

When to book Winchester 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 Winchester to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Winchester and Leicester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

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.