Inverness to Leicester by train

  • First train
    04:53
  • Last train
    21:33
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 28m
  • Distance
    574 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Inverness to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Inverness to Leicester take around 8 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 574 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Inverness and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Inverness to Leicester?

Journeys between Inverness and Leicester usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Inverness to Leicester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Inverness to Leicester train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Inverness around 04:53 and the last train is around 21:33. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Inverness 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 Inverness to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Inverness and Leicester?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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.