Duration 1h 39m
Distance 87.2 miles
Average price £52
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Watford and Leicester takes 1h 39m and the fastest train takes 1h 20m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Watford 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 • 1h 51m

  1. Watford Junction
  2. London St Pancras International
  3. Leicester
1h 51m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£40 - £76

Watford to Leicester train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Watford and Leicester. The earliest departure is at 05:13 in the morning, and the last departure from Watford is at 22:34 which arrives into Leicester at 01:06. All services require a transfer at London Euston and take an average of 1h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Watford to Leicester? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Watford to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Leicester via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

More details

The distance between Watford and Leicester is 75 miles. The road distance is 87.2 miles.

Get driving directions

Watford to Leicester train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, depart from Watford Junction station.

More details

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

More details

There are 315+ hotels available in Leicester. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps