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Leicester to Whitby by train
Fastest journey4hr 50m
Trains per day10
Avg. journey time9hr 40m
Travelling from Leicester to Whitby by train
Fast trains from Leicester to Whitby take around 4 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 209 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Whitby.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Whitby?
Journeys between Leicester and Whitby usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Leicester to Whitby every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 16 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Whitby?
The Leicester to Whitby train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to Whitby train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Whitby is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 04:15, and the last at 00:03.
When to book Leicester to Whitby 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 Leicester to Whitby by train.
Which train companies operate between Leicester and Whitby?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Whitby, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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