Gillingham to Leicester by train

  • First train
    05:50
  • Last train
    23:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 5m
  • Distance
    180 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gillingham to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Gillingham to Leicester take around 2 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 180 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gillingham and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Gillingham to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Gillingham 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 32 departures.

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

The Gillingham to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Gillingham around 06:19 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gillingham around 04:36, and the last at 21:20.

When to book Gillingham 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 Gillingham to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gillingham and Leicester?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink

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.