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Swansea to Leicester by train
Fastest journey4hr 10m
Trains per day53
Avg. journey time5hr 55m
Travelling from Swansea to Leicester by train
Fast trains from Swansea to Leicester take around 4 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 223 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Leicester.
1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Leicester?
Journeys between Swansea and Leicester usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Swansea to Leicester 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 66 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Swansea to Leicester?
The Swansea to Leicester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Swansea to Leicester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Leicester is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:20, and the last at 23:31.
When to book Swansea 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 Swansea to Leicester by train.
Which train companies operate between Swansea and Leicester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Swansea to Leicester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- Great Northern
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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