Want to find out more about taking the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester? Look no further.
The train from London St Pancras International to Leicester usually takes around 1h 37m to travel 87 miles (140 km). You can expect to find 89 trains running on this popular route per day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Travelling with East Midlands Railway (EMR) on this route, you can reach Leicester in just 1h 2m on the fastest services. Kitted out with free WiFi, you can always stay connected on EMR trains.
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The average journey time by train between London St Pancras International and Leicester is 1 hour and 37 minutes, with around 89 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.
The fastest journey time by train from London St Pancras International to Leicester is 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London St Pancras International to Leicester can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London St Pancras International to Leicester without having to change trains. There are 89 direct trains from London St Pancras International to Leicester each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London St Pancras International to Leicester leaves at 04:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London St Pancras International to Leicester leaves at 01:00. 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.
Trains travelling from London St Pancras International to Leicester cover a distance of around 87 miles (140 km) during the journey.
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