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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

Cheapest option

Line 18 bus, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Market Harborough, Market Hall 18
  2. Take the bus from Market Harborough, The Square to Haymarket Bus Station X7 / ...

$7 - $15

2 alternative options

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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No, there is no direct bus from Kettering to Leicester station. However, there are services departing from Kettering, Bus Interchange and arriving at Haymarket Bus Station via Market Harborough, The Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kettering and arriving at Leicester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 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 best way to get from Kettering to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs £5 - £15.

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

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Kettering to Leicester bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, depart from Kettering, Bus Interchange station.

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

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The best way to get from Kettering to Leicester is to train which takes 21 min and costs £5 - £15. Alternatively, you can line 18 bus and bus, which costs £5 - £12 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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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 twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kettering to Leicester via Market Harborough, Market Hall and Market Harborough, The Square in around 1 h 45 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 - $26
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Market Harborough, Market Hall
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Bus from Market Harborough, The Square to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Market Harborough, The Square to Leicester, Charles Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
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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Kettering to Leicester bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Haymarket Bus Station.

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Kettering to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Leicester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kettering to Leicester is 27 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Kettering to Leicester.

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