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Leicester to Huddersfield by train

It takes an average of 4h 11m to travel from Leicester to Huddersfield by train, over a distance of around 75 miles (121 km). There are normally 47 trains per day traveling from Leicester to Huddersfield and tickets for this journey start from $14.25 when you book in advance.

First train

04:48

Last train

01:51

Departure station

Leicester

Arrival station

Huddersfield

Journey time

From 2h 16m

Distance

75 miles (121 km)

Frequency

47 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $14.25

Train operators

CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Railway

About the train journey from Leicester to Huddersfield

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The train from Leicester to Huddersfield usually takes 4 hours 11 minutes on average to travel 121 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 16 minutes. You can expect to find 47 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Leicester and Huddersfield, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Huddersfield.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Leicester to Huddersfield in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $14.25.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Huddersfield, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

FAQs for Leicester to Huddersfield

Want to know more about your journey from Leicester to Huddersfield? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Leicester to Huddersfield take?

The average journey time by train between Leicester and Huddersfield is 4 hours and 11 minutes, with around 47 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Leicester and Huddersfield by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Leicester to Huddersfield is 2 hours and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Leicester to Huddersfield cost?

Train tickets from Leicester to Huddersfield can start from as little as $14.25 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Leicester to Huddersfield?

No, there are no direct train services from Leicester to Huddersfield. Travelling from Leicester to Huddersfield by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Leicester to Huddersfield leave?

The first train from Leicester to Huddersfield leaves at 04:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Leicester to Huddersfield leave?

The last train from Leicester to Huddersfield leaves at 01:51. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Leicester and Huddersfield by train?

Trains travelling from Leicester to Huddersfield cover a distance of around 75 miles (121 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Leicester to Huddersfield

Train tickets from Leicester to Huddersfield start at $14.25 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Leicester to Huddersfield is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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