Guildford to Leicester by train

  • First train
    04:20
  • Last train
    23:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 29m
  • Distance
    160 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Guildford to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Guildford to Leicester take around 2 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 160 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Guildford and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Guildford to Leicester?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Guildford 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 56 departures.

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

The Guildford to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Guildford around 04:20 and the last train is around 23:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Guildford around 04:25, and the last at 19:50.

When to book Guildford 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 Guildford to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Guildford and Leicester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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.