Chatham to Leicester by train

  • First train
    05:24
  • Last train
    22:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 2m
  • Distance
    179 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chatham to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Chatham to Leicester take around 2 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 179 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chatham and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Chatham to Leicester?

Journeys between Chatham and Leicester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Chatham 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 44 departures.

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

The Chatham to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Chatham around 05:23 and the last train is around 22:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chatham around 05:34, and the last at 19:55.

When to book Chatham 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 Chatham to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chatham and Leicester?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

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.