Trains run by East Midlands Trains depart Leicester for London several times an hour during the day and less frequently at night. The average travel time is just under one and a half hours, and all trains run directly to London with no changes. East Midlands Trains standard class travellers can enjoy refreshments from the on-board shop or the trolley service. They will find handy tables at their seats, and the carriages are well lit for comfortable reading. First Class service provides extras like more space, quieter coaches, free Wi-Fi access and hot drinks.
*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
Journey information from Leicester to London
Train Fares from: £ 59.50
Fastest route: 1h 6m
Slowest route: 1h 25m
Average Journey Time: 1h 13m
Train per day: Around 108
East Midlands Trains
How long does it take to travel from Leicester to London by train?
The average journey time between Leicester and London is 1 hour 13 minutes. The fastest journey time is 1 hour 6 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 108 trains per day travelling from Leicester to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from Leicester to London?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Leicester to London without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Leicester to London.
What time are the first and last train from Leicester to London?
The first train from Leicester to London departs at .
The last train from Leicester to London departs at .
No sleeper services are available.
There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.