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Trains from Cambridge to Leicester

Running 10 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.

Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester for a smooth, easy journey with comfy seats and great service. With CrossCountry, you won't just enjoy your destination when you arrive - you'll enjoy getting there too.

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Why CrossCountry?

Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.

  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • 10% TOTUM discount

CrossCountry Trains from Cambridge to Leicester

Today from 10:48

Travelling to Leicester

  • First CrossCountry train - 10:59
  • Last CrossCountry train - 19:59

Travelling from Cambridge to Leicester

From activities for the kids to nightlife for the grown-ups, Leicester has you covered. CrossCountry runs direct trains to Leicester, so you'll arrive ready to explore. However long you decide to stay, you'll find Leicester ready for you, and CrossCountry ready to take you there.

Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Leicester?

Yes, regular direct trains run between Cambridge and Leicester with CrossCountry.

What amenities are available onboard trains from Cambridge to Leicester?

CrossCountry makes travelling from Cambridge to Leicester easy and comfortable, thanks to the wide range of amenities available on our trains. Choose from a variety of seating options (including table groupings ), and make use of our electric points (subject to availability), and at-seat service offering drinks and light refreshments.

Is WiFi available on trains from Cambridge to Leicester?

Yes! The journey from Cambridge to Leicester will fly by as you surf through the countryside with our free on-board WiFi.

T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.

Can I reserve a seat on trains from Cambridge to Leicester?

Reserving a seat on our trains from Cambridge to Leicester couldn't be easier, thanks to our ten minute reservation service. This service is available on most CrossCountry services for Anytime and Off-Peak ticket holders, in both Standard and First Class. You'll find all the details on our Ten Minute Reservation page.

Where can I find cheap tickets from Cambridge to Leicester?

We want to help you travel as cheaply as possible to connect you with the people and places you love. There are lots of ways to find cheaper tickets - from being flexible with timing to booking ahead. Keep an eye on our special offers page and check out our guide to finding cheap tickets for more tips.

Can I use my railcard on trains from Cambridge to Leicester?

There's a good chance that you can use your railcard on our service from Cambridge to Leicester. For full information, make sure you check out our Railcards page.


For full information about Leicester station, check out our station guide.

Once you have arrived in Leicester

Whether you're looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our destination guide can help you plan the perfect trip!

Things To Do With Kids in Leicester

Things To Do With Kids in Leicester

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