Leicester to Birmingham by train
Travelling from Leicester to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Leicester to Birmingham take around 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 55 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Birmingham?
Direct trains from Leicester to Birmingham have been found.
We usually find around 40 direct trains on the route from Leicester to Birmingham every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Birmingham?
The Leicester to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:17 and the last train is around 22:55.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 05:49, and the last at 22:20.
What's the Leicester to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leicester to Birmingham are $6.58.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $9 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $12. 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 Leicester to Birmingham 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 Leicester to Birmingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Birmingham?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Leicester to Birmingham.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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