There are 4 ways to get from Kettering to Leicester by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Kettering to Leicester

$7 - $19

3 alternative options

Line 18 bus, bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) 18
  2. Take the bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to Leicester, Charles Street (20-22 Charles Street 'Age Concern') X3|Sapphire

$8

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kettering to Leicester 27.4 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Kettering to Leicester 27.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Kettering to Leicester is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kettering to Leicester is to train which costs £5 - £15 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between Kettering and Leicester is 24 miles. The road distance is 27.4 miles.

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The train from Kettering to Leicester takes 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kettering to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Kettering, Bus Interchange and arriving at Leicester, Charles Street (20-22 Charles Street 'Age Concern') via Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kettering and arriving at Leicester. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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Kettering to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from St Pancras International station.

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Map of how to get from Kettering to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 23.9 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Kettering, England and Leicester, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Kettering to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 21 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kettering to Leicester via Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Kettering to Leicester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to Leicester, Charles Street (20-22 Charles Street 'Age Concern')
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Kettering to Leicester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040

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