Birmingham to Leicester by train
Travelling from Birmingham to Leicester by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Leicester take around 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 55 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Leicester.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Leicester?
Direct trains from Birmingham to Leicester have been found.
We usually find around 35 direct trains on the route from Birmingham to Leicester every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 28 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Leicester?
The Birmingham to Leicester train travel time is normally about 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Leicester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:19 and the last train is around 22:22.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:22, and the last at 22:22.
What's the Birmingham to Leicester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Leicester are $11.98.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $9 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.
When to book Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Leicester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Leicester?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Birmingham 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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