Gravesend to Leicester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 45m
  • Distance
    167 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gravesend to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Gravesend to Leicester take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 167 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gravesend and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Gravesend to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Gravesend 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 Gravesend to Leicester?

The Gravesend to Leicester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Gravesend around 06:12 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gravesend around 04:59, and the last at 20:42.

When to book Gravesend 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 Gravesend to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gravesend and Leicester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Gravesend 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.