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Trains from Newcastle (NCL) to Leicester (LEI)

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30

train journeys
per day

162

miles (262 kms)

2hrs 53 mins

fastest journey

04:45 / 00:13

first / last train

0

direct trains (1 or 2 changes)

5

operators run

6

routes

Trains from Newcastle (NCL) to Leicester (LEI)

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On a typical weekday there are 30 scheduled rail journeys between Newcastle and Leicester , with 0 of them being direct trains. There are also a further 30 possible journeys which require a change.

The distance by rail from Newcastle to Leicester is approximately 162 miles (262 kilometres). The average train journey takes about 3hrs 47 mins.

Northern Rail, CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway, First TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway are the main train operating companies running services between Newcastle and Leicester.

There are 6 possible routes with the shortest and most direct being Newcastle to Leicester. The fastest journey time on this route takes 2hrs 53 mins.

Journeys from Newcastle to Leicester Today

  • Mon 3rd Jun
    04:45
    3 hrs 45 mins 2 changes
    08:30
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    05:26
    3 hrs 37 mins 2 changes
    09:03
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    06:24
    3 hrs 5 mins 1 change
    09:29
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    06:30
    3 hrs 19 mins 1 change
    09:49
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    06:40
    3 hrs 23 mins 1 change
    10:03
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    07:40
    3 hrs 23 mins 1 change
    11:03
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    08:35
    2 hrs 56 mins 1 change
    11:31
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    08:41
    3 hrs 22 mins 1 change
    12:03
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    08:58
    3 hrs 51 mins 2 changes
    12:49
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    09:40
    3 hrs 22 mins 1 change
    13:02
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    10:35
    2 hrs 54 mins 1 change
    13:29
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    10:40
    3 hrs 23 mins 1 change
    14:03
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    10:58
    3 hrs 51 mins 2 changes
    14:49
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    11:40
    3 hrs 22 mins 1 change
    15:02
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    12:36
    2 hrs 53 mins 1 change
    15:29
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    12:41
    3 hrs 21 mins 1 change
    16:02
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    12:58
    3 hrs 51 mins 2 changes
    16:49
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    13:40
    3 hrs 23 mins 1 change
    17:03
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    14:40
    3 hrs 25 mins 1 change
    18:05
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    14:59
    3 hrs 30 mins 2 changes
    18:29
    Newcastle
    Leicester
    Newcastle to Leicester

About Newcastle Station

Station name Newcastle (NCL)
Address Newcastle-upon-Tyne station, Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5DL
Managed by GR

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Hours Monday to Friday 06:00 - 19:00
Saturday 07:00 - 19:00
Sunday 07:30 - 19:00
Ticket on Departure Available
From Ticket Machines Yes
From ticket office Yes

Other Facilities

Toilets Available
Baby change Available
Showers Unavailable
Waiting Room Available
WiFi Available
ATM Machine Available

About Leicester Station

Station name Leicester (LEI)
Address Leicester station, London Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 0QB
Managed by EM

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Hours Monday to Friday 05:20 - 22:30
Saturday 05:20 - 22:30
Sunday 07:15 - 22:30
Ticket on Departure Available
From Ticket Machines Yes
From ticket office Yes

Other Facilities

Toilets Available
Baby change Available
Showers Unavailable
Waiting Room Available
WiFi Available
ATM Machine Available

Frequently asked questions about trains between Newcastle and Leicester

The travel time between Newcastle and Leicester by train varies depending on the type of train and the route, but the average journey time is 3hrs 47 mins & the fastest journey takes 2hrs 53 mins.

The departure and arrival times for trains between Newcastle and Leicester vary depending on the day of the week and the type of train. Generally, there are around 30 departures and arrivals throughout the day. The first departure is 04:45, and the last train of the day leaves at 00:13.

First class tickets on trains between Newcastle and Leicester typically offer more space, complimentary food and drink, and other amenities compared to standard class.

Amenities on trains between Newcastle and Leicester can include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, onboard catering, and comfortable seating.

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No, unfortunately there are no direct trains between Newcastle & Leicester. owever, there are 30 possible journeys which require a change.

Northern Rail, CrossCountry, London North Eastern Railway, First TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway are the main train operating companies running services between Newcastle and Leicester.

Yes, you can bring luggage on board trains between Newcastle and Leicester, but there may be limits on the number of bags or the size and weight of your luggage.