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If you’re making the short hop north towards the home of Robin Hood, trains from Leicester to Nottingham are the way to do it. Whether you’re sightseeing, meeting a work colleague or visiting old friends, there’s no better way to travel. Live train times for Leicester to Nottingham can be found below, as can a number of useful tips on how to save money when booking your tickets with Southern.

Journey information from Leicester to Nottingham

  • How long is the average journey duration from Leicester to Nottingham? 0 hours 29 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Leicester to Nottingham? 0 hours 21 minutes
  • When is the first train from Leicester to Nottingham? 10:44
  • When is the last train from Leicester to Nottingham? 23:59
  • How many services run for Leicester to Nottingham today? 20

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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