Leicester to Harlow by train

  • First train
    04:45
  • Last train
    21:37
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 3m
  • Distance
    127 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    52
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Leicester to Harlow by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Harlow take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Harlow.

1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Harlow?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Leicester to Harlow 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 78 departures.

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

The Leicester to Harlow train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Harlow is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 04:38 and the last train is around 21:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 04:43, and the last at 21:58.

When to book Leicester to Harlow 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 Harlow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Harlow?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • 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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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.