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Trains Glasgow to Leicester: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Glasgow to Leicester?

Prices will vary when you travel from Glasgow to Leicester. On average, though, you'll pay about 802.39 RM for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as 793.91 RM, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Glasgow to Leicester by train

Best price 793.91 RM
Journey duration 1 h 35 min
Connections per day 33
First departure 05:50
Last departure 22:45
Distance 412 km
Departure Glasgow
Arrival Leicester
Carriers Nationalrail, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, Cross country, East Midlands Railway, West midlands railway, Northern rail, London North Eastern Railway

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Glasgow - Leicester


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How much time will it take to go from Glasgow to Leicester by train?

The journey between Glasgow and Leicester by train usually takes 1 h 35 min to cover a distance of 413 km. The shortest journey from Glasgow to Leicester will take you 17 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Leicester quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Glasgow to Leicester?

The first daily departure from Glasgow to Leicester leaves at 05:50, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:45. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Glasgow and Leicester. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Glasgow to Leicester route?

You will be able to leave Glasgow by using stations such as Glasgow Central, York, Derby, Crewe, Leicester, Preston, Peterborough, Edinburgh Waverley, Long Eaton and Glasgow Queen Street. These connect you to stations including Preston, Peterborough, Leicester, Long Eaton, Birmingham New Street, Crewe, York, Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Central and Newcastle in Leicester. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Glasgow or in Leicester, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Glasgow leave for Leicester?

The route from Glasgow to Leicester is served by providers including Nationalrail, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, Cross country, East Midlands Railway, West midlands railway, Northern rail and London North Eastern Railway. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 35 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Glasgow 33 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Glasgow to Leicester, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 33 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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