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Leicester to Gatwick Airport by train
Fastest journey2hr 8m
Trains per day78
Avg. journey time2hr 29m
Travelling from Leicester to Gatwick Airport by train
Fast trains from Leicester to Gatwick Airport take around 2 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 177 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Gatwick Airport.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Gatwick Airport?
Journeys between Leicester and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 82 departures on the route from Leicester to Gatwick Airport 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 64 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Gatwick Airport?
The Leicester to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to Gatwick Airport train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 04:41 and the last train is around 21:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 04:45, and the last at 21:56.
What's the Leicester to Gatwick Airport train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leicester to Gatwick Airport are $28.60.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $48 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $63. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Leicester to Gatwick Airport 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 Leicester to Gatwick Airport by train.
Which train companies operate between Leicester and Gatwick Airport?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Gatwick Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- Gatwick Express
- Great Northern
- London Underground
- 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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