Burton-on-Trent to Leicester by train

  • First train
    06:25
  • Last train
    23:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    45m
  • Distance
    40 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Burton-on-Trent to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Burton-on-Trent to Leicester take around 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 40 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Burton-on-Trent and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Burton-on-Trent to Leicester?

Journeys between Burton-on-Trent and Leicester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Burton-on-Trent to Leicester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 42 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Burton-on-Trent to Leicester?

The Burton-on-Trent to Leicester train travel time is normally about 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Burton-on-Trent to Leicester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Burton-on-Trent around 06:51 and the last train is around 21:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Burton-on-Trent around 06:24, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Burton-on-Trent 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 Burton-on-Trent to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Burton-on-Trent and Leicester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Burton-on-Trent to Leicester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.