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Grantham to Leicester by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    22:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 11m
  • Distance
    45 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 41m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Grantham to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Grantham to Leicester take around 1 hour and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 45 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Grantham and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Grantham to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Grantham 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 40 departures.

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

The Grantham to Leicester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Grantham around 06:10 and the last train is around 22:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Grantham around 06:10, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Grantham 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 Grantham to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Grantham and Leicester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway

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.