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Bournemouth to Leicester by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    23:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 44m
  • Distance
    218 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    45
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 17m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Leicester by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Leicester take around 3 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 218 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Leicester.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Leicester?

Journeys between Bournemouth and Leicester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Leicester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 43 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Leicester?

The Bournemouth to Leicester train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bournemouth to Leicester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 05:42, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth to Leicester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Leicester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bournemouth to Leicester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.