Leicester to Blackburn by train

  • First train
    05:49
  • Last train
    22:54
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 8m
  • Distance
    153 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Leicester to Blackburn by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Blackburn take around 3 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 153 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Blackburn.

1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Blackburn?

Journeys between Leicester and Blackburn usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Leicester to Blackburn 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 46 departures.

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

The Leicester to Blackburn train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackburn is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:17 and the last train is around 22:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 05:49, and the last at 22:57.

When to book Leicester to Blackburn 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 Blackburn by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Blackburn?

More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Blackburn, 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
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Blackburn to Leicester by train

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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.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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