Duration 2h 19m
Distance 97.1 miles
Average price £100
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Hertford and Leicester takes 2h 19m and the fastest train takes 1h 51m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Hertford 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.


  1. Hertford North
  2. London St Pancras International
  3. Leicester
2h 6m
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£45 - £67

Hertford to Leicester train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Hertford and Leicester. The earliest departure is at 06:27 in the morning, and the last departure from Hertford is at 19:19 which arrives into Leicester at 21:35. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Hertford to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Hertford North and arriving at Leicester via Finsbury Park and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Hertford and Leicester is 74 miles. The road distance is 97.1 miles.

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Hertford to Leicester train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Hertford North station.

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Hertford to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Leicester station.

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You can take a train from Hertford to Leicester via Finsbury Park and London St Pancras International in around 2h 6m.
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