Duration 4h 4m
Distance 189.7 miles
Average price £110
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Exeter and Leicester takes 4h 4m and the fastest train takes 3h 11m. There is a train service every few hours from Exeter to Leicester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Exeter St Davids
  2. Birmingham New Street
  3. Leicester
3h 40m
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£85 - £131

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Leicester via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Exeter and Leicester is 168 miles. The road distance is 189.7 miles.

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Exeter to Leicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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Exeter to Leicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Leicester station.

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You can take a train from Exeter to Leicester via Birmingham New Street in around 3h 40m.
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