Leicester to Salisbury by train

  • First train
    06:04
  • Last train
    22:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 16m
  • Distance
    180 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Leicester to Salisbury by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Salisbury take around 3 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 180 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Salisbury.

1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Salisbury?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Leicester to Salisbury 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 34 departures.

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

The Leicester to Salisbury train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Salisbury is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 05:31 and the last train is around 21:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 04:45, and the last at 22:16.

When to book Leicester to Salisbury 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 Salisbury by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Salisbury?

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

  • 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.

Salisbury to Leicester by train

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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.