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Duration 2h 24m
Distance 97.7 miles
Average price £130
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Leicester takes 2h 24m and the fastest train takes 2h 21m. There is a train service every few hours from London Stansted Airport (STN) 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. Stansted Airport
  2. Leicester
2h 21m
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£60 - £180

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester train times

Trains run hourly between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Leicester. The service departs London Stansted Airport (STN) at 20:21 in the evening, which arrives into Leicester at 22:54. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 2h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Leicester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Leicester is 79 miles. The road distance is 97.7 miles.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Leicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Leicester station.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Leicester?

CrossCountry operates a train from Stansted Airport to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost £60 - £180 and the journey takes 2h 21m.
Train operators
CrossCountry
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £180

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