Middlesbrough to Leicester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 56m
  • Distance
    217 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Middlesbrough to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Middlesbrough to Leicester take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 217 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Middlesbrough and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Middlesbrough to Leicester?

Journeys between Middlesbrough and Leicester usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Middlesbrough to Leicester 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 Middlesbrough to Leicester?

The Middlesbrough to Leicester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Middlesbrough around 05:43 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Middlesbrough around 05:55, and the last at 23:23.

When to book Middlesbrough to Leicester 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 Middlesbrough to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Middlesbrough and Leicester?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • 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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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.