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Leicester to York by train
Fastest journey1hr 58m
Trains per day56
Avg. journey time2hr 38m
Travelling from Leicester to York by train
Fast trains from Leicester to York take around 1 hour and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 148 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and York.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to York?
Journeys between Leicester and York usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Leicester to York 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 63 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to York?
The Leicester to York train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to York train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:15 and the last train is around 00:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 06:15, and the last at 23:34.
What's the Leicester to York train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leicester to York are $19.73.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $73 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $19. 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 York 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 York by train.
Which train companies operate between Leicester and York?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to York, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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