Sheffield to Leicester by train
Travelling from Sheffield to Leicester by train
Fast trains from Sheffield to Leicester take around 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 86 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Leicester.
1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Leicester?
Direct trains from Sheffield to Leicester have been found.
We usually find around 43 direct trains on the route from Sheffield to Leicester every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sheffield to Leicester?
The Sheffield to Leicester train travel time is normally about 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sheffield to Leicester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:30 and the last train is around 20:50.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:29, and the last at 20:29.
What's the Sheffield to Leicester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Sheffield to Leicester are $12.51.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $16 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $15. 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 Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Leicester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Leicester?
East Midlands Trains is the train company that operates on the route from Sheffield 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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