Carlton to Leicester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    37 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 11m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Carlton to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Carlton to Leicester take around 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 37 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Carlton and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Carlton to Leicester?

Journeys between Carlton and Leicester usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Carlton to Leicester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Carlton to Leicester?

The Carlton to Leicester train travel time is normally about 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Carlton to Leicester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Carlton around 07:11 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Carlton around 07:42, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Carlton 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 Carlton to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Carlton and Leicester?

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

  • 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.