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Penrith to Leicester by train
Fastest journey3hr 40m
Trains per day23
Avg. journey time4hr 36m
Travelling from Penrith to Leicester by train
Fast trains from Penrith to Leicester take around 3 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 250 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Penrith and Leicester.
1. Are there direct trains from Penrith to Leicester?
Journeys between Penrith and Leicester usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Penrith 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 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Penrith to Leicester?
The Penrith to Leicester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Penrith to Leicester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Penrith around 07:18 and the last train is around 21:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Penrith around 05:58, and the last at 21:39.
When to book Penrith 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 Penrith to Leicester by train.
Which train companies operate between Penrith and Leicester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Penrith to Leicester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- 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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