Trains from Leicester to London

East Midlands trains run an all-day service from Leicester to London with the average travel time taking 1 hr 31 min. The first train departs at 04:38 and the last train to St. Pancras leaves at 21:56 from Leicester.

 

First Class passengers on the East Midlands Leicester to London train can enjoy table service, including free tea and coffee courtesy of East Midlands, while standard fare passengers can take advantage of on-board catering while they travel.

 

Departing from Leicester Station

 

 

Address: London Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 0QB

 

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There are many facilities available at Leicester Station to assist you at the beginning of your journey. Here we have categorised them for your convenience.

 

Station Ticket Office

Ticket machines are available for you to use at any time but if you do require assistance the ticket office opening hours are as follows:

 

Day

Opening Hours

Weekdays

05:20 – 22:30

Saturday

05:20 – 22:30

Sunday

07:15 – 22:30

 

Car Parking and Bike Parking Facilities

The car park features 515 spaces so there is ample room for those who need to drive. The car park is open 24 hours a day.

 

For those cycling to the station, 222 spaces are available for bicycles. There is a Cycle Hub with changing facilities open daily from 04:00 – 02:00 located on the lower floor, accessible via the lift located to the left of Customer Information. Mixed type stands including covered spaces are also available in the main car park and station front.

 

First Class Lounge

Located at the southern end of Platform 3 and Platform 4, the First Class lounge features train information screens, Sky News and a Wi-Fi service. It is open Monday – Friday 05:45 – 12:30.

 

Accessibility

The whole station offers step-free access with lifts to all platforms. There are accessible ticket machines, an accessible booking office counter and ramps for train access. The ticket office also offers an induction loop.

 

Wi-Fi

Free, fast Wi-Fi is provided with The Cloud in 30 East Midland stations including major hubs like Leicester.

 

Other Station Facilities

  • Refreshment facilities
  • Shops
  • Toilets (including accessible and national key toilets)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • ATMs
  • Post box
  • Pay phones
  • Trolleys
  • Waiting rooms (Monday – Saturday 05:20 – 22:30, Sunday 07:15 – 22:30)

 

Arriving in London St. Pancras International

 

 

Address: Euston Road, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4QP

 

London St. Pancras features a number of facilities to help you upon arrival. Here these have been categorised for your convenience.

 

Station Ticket Office

Ticket machines are available for you to use at any time but if you do require assistance the ticket office opening hours are as follows:

 

Day

Opening Hours

Weekdays

05:45 – 22:00

Saturday

06:00 – 21:00

Sunday

08:00 – 22:15

 

Car Parking and Bike Parking Facilities

The car park is located behind the station on Pancras Road where there are 322 spaces available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

For those cycling to the station, there is cycle storage available as well as sheltered storage. There are 180 spaces located within the station car park.

 

First Class Lounge

Situated next to the champagne bar, the First Class lounge offers train information and Sky News screens, refreshments and a Wi-Fi service. Opening hours are Monday – Friday 07:00 – 20:00.

 

Accessibility

There is step-free access coverage, accessible ticket machines, an accessible East Midlands booking office counter and ramps for train access.

 

Wi-Fi

Free, unlimited, superfast Wi-Fi is available inside St. Pancras International.

 

Other Station Facilities

  • Refreshment facilities
  • Shops
  • Toilets (including accessible and national key toilets)
  • Baby changing
  • ATMs
  • Pay phones
  • Bureau de change

 

FAQ

 

What compensation is available if my train is delayed?

You may be able to claim compensation if you are delayed by 30 minutes or more or missed your booked connection. Information on the claims process can be found here.

 

Are first class tickets available from Leicester to London?

First class tickets are available on all services to and from London St. Pancras International. Full details can be found here.

 

Is it possible to bring my bike?

You can bring your bike on board for free, but we only have space for two at a time and we suggest reserving a spot before you travel. Folding cycles can be carried on all of our services if they can be stored safely in luggage racks. You can also make use of our Cycle Hubs and other storage facilities.

 

How do I get the cheapest tickets?

Use our Best Fare Finder tool to compare prices and discover the best value tickets.

 

Do you offer assistance for wheelchair users?

Staff are available at Leicester station between the hours of 05:20 – 01:00. Please book assistance in advance where possible.