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Wolverhampton to Leicester by train

It takes an average of 1h 55m to travel from Wolverhampton to Leicester by train, over a distance of around 42 miles (67 km). There are normally 84 trains per day traveling from Wolverhampton to Leicester and tickets for this journey start from $17.60 when you book in advance.

First train

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Last train

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Departure station

Wolverhampton

Arrival station

Leicester

Journey time

From 1h 23m

Distance

42 miles (67 km)

Frequency

84 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $17.60

Train operators

CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales

Travel from Wolverhampton to Leicester by train in 1 hour 23 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Wolverhampton to Leicester by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Wolverhampton to Leicester by train is 1 hour 55 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 1 hour 23 minutes. You'll usually find 84 trains per day traveling the 67 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Leicester.

Book train tickets from Wolverhampton to Leicester in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $17.60. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

FAQs for Wolverhampton to Leicester

Want to know more about your journey from Wolverhampton to Leicester? 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 Wolverhampton to Leicester take?

The average journey time by train between Wolverhampton and Leicester is 1 hour and 55 minutes, with around 84 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 Wolverhampton and Leicester by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Wolverhampton to Leicester is 1 hour and 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Wolverhampton to Leicester cost?

Train tickets from Wolverhampton to Leicester can start from as little as $17.60 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 Wolverhampton to Leicester?

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

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

The first train from Wolverhampton to Leicester leaves at 03:57. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Wolverhampton to Leicester leaves at 22:48. 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 Wolverhampton and Leicester by train?

Trains travelling from Wolverhampton to Leicester cover a distance of around 42 miles (67 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leicester to Wolverhampton.

Cheap train tickets from Wolverhampton to Leicester

Train tickets from Wolverhampton to Leicester start at $17.60 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 Wolverhampton to Leicester is right for you.

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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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