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Leicester to Glasgow by train
Fastest journey4hr 29m
Trains per day33
Avg. journey time6hr 37m
Travelling from Leicester to Glasgow by train
Fast trains from Leicester to Glasgow take around 4 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 412 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Glasgow.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Glasgow?
Journeys between Leicester and Glasgow usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Leicester to Glasgow 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 44 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Glasgow?
The Leicester to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to Glasgow train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 05:48, and the last at 23:41.
What's the Leicester to Glasgow train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leicester to Glasgow are $29.31.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $98 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $62. 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow by train.
Which train companies operate between Leicester and Glasgow?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Glasgow, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- 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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