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Trains Leicester to Glasgow: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

When you're traveling from Leicester to Glasgow, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 881.67 RM. You might be able to find prices as low as 793.91 RM, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Leicester to Glasgow by train

Best price 793.91 RM
Journey duration 1 h 41 min
Connections per day 27
First departure 14:37
Last departure 19:00
Distance 412 km
Departure Leicester
Arrival Glasgow
Carriers Nationalrail, East Midlands Railway, Cross country, West midlands railway, First transpennine express, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express, Northern rail

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793.91 RM
Maximum price
966.54 RM

Leicester - Glasgow


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868 RM

Friday, September 23rd 2022
West Midlands Railway-logo
Nuneaton - Crewe
11:55 - 12:53
West Midlands Railway
CO2: 1.18kg
By Bus

340 RM

Sunday, September 25th 2022
National Express-logo
Leicester St. Margaret's Bus Station - Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
23:55 - 09:20
National Express
9h 25min
CO2: 14.51kg

How long will it take me to travel from Leicester to Glasgow by train?

The distance between Leicester and Glasgow is around 413 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 h 41 min. However, the fastest routes between Leicester and Glasgow take 17 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

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

The first daily departure from Leicester to Glasgow leaves at 14:37, while the last journey of the day sets out at 19:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Leicester and Glasgow. 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 Leicester to Glasgow route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Leicester from the following stations: Manchester Piccadilly, Peterborough, Carlisle, Edinburgh Waverley, Preston, Newcastle, Crewe, Glasgow Central, Sheffield and Derby. Arriving at Glasgow, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Glasgow Central, Leicester, Glasgow Queen Street, Derby, Preston, Warrington Bank Quay, Newcastle, Manchester Piccadilly, Long Eaton and Crewe. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Glasgow.

How many journeys from Leicester to Glasgow are there every day?

On average, there are 27 daily departures from Leicester to Glasgow. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 41 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, East Midlands Railway, Cross country, West midlands railway, First transpennine express, London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express and Northern rail, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 27 departures from Leicester which travel directly to Glasgow. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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