Hastings to London train

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Cheap train tickets from Hastings to London

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hastings to London is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Southern
08:252h12
Hastings station (HGS)
10:37London Victoria (VIC)
£121One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:532h13
Hastings station (HGS)
11:06London Victoria (VIC)
£251One-way
1 change
Southeastern
08:151h34
Hastings station (HGS)
09:49London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
09:211h25
Hastings station (HGS)
10:46London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
08:461h34
Hastings station (HGS)
10:20London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes

Train timetableHastings to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
Southeastern
08:151h34
Hastings station (HGS)
09:49London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Southern
08:252h12
Hastings station (HGS)
10:37London Victoria (VIC)
0 changes
Southern
08:251h29
Hastings station (HGS)
09:54London St Pancras International (STP)
1 change
Southeastern
08:461h34
Hastings station (HGS)
10:20London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes
Southern
08:532h13
Hastings station (HGS)
11:06London Victoria (VIC)
1 change
Southeastern
09:211h25
Hastings station (HGS)
10:46London Bridge (LBG)
0 changes

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Train times from Hastings to London

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 25 m

Average

1 h 44 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

87 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Hastings for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Southeastern
09:211h25
Hastings station (HGS)
10:46London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:251h29
Hastings station (HGS)
09:54London St Pancras International (STP)
£631One-way
1 change
Southeastern
08:151h34
Hastings station (HGS)
09:49London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes
Southeastern
08:461h34
Hastings station (HGS)
10:20London Bridge (LBG)
£521One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:252h12
Hastings station (HGS)
10:37London Victoria (VIC)
£121One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Hastings to London

distanceDistance54 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 47 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern or Southeastern

Trains from Hastings to London cover the 54 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 25 min with our travel partners like Southern or Southeastern. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Hastings and arrive in London Waterloo.

Train companies: Southern and Southeastern trains Hastings to London

Southern and Southeastern trains will get you between Hastings and London from £7. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Southern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local commuter services. Its trains include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, and Class 444 and 450. It also offers a variety of ticket types, such as Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southern Rail are London to Brighton, London to Southampton, and London to Portsmouth.

Train information from Hastings to London with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: £7
  • Southern frequency: 16 a day

Trains from Hastings to London 

There are dozens of trains each day from Hastings to London. Many services run directly, with a journey time of around 1 hour and 40 minutes. Trains between these cities leave on both weekdays and weekends.

Hastings to London train times: Daily departures

There are multiple trains from Hastings to London every day, with several services leaving each hour, particularly in the morning. The first train of the day leaves at around 5:00 a.m., and services then continue regularly throughout the day and evening until the last train leaves at approximately 10:30 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Hastings to London?

Some trains from Hastings to London run directly, and others may have one or more change. The average journey time is around 1 hour and 40 minutes. While the fastest service may take 1 hour and 20 minutes, the longest can take over 3 hours. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Hastings to London?

Departure train station: The train from Hastings to London departs from St Leonards Warrior Square Station. This small station in the centre of town is around 5-minutes' walk from Hastings Train Station. There's a taxi rank outside the station, as well as a café and seated waiting area. 

Arrival train stations: The train from Hastings to London arrives at three stations: Cannon Street Station, Charing Cross Station, and Victoria Station. Cannon Street Station is served by the District Line and Circle Line tube services, and is less than 5 minutes' walk from London Bridge. It has toilets and waiting areas. Charing Cross Station is right by Trafalgar Square. It has a range of amenities including cafés and shops, and is served by the Bakerloo Line and Northern Line tube services. Victoria Station is located in the Westminster area of London next to Victoria Place Shopping Centre. It has ATMs, toilets, and food kiosks, as well as a bus station and taxi rank.

Which train companies travel from Hastings to London?

Trains from Hastings to London are mainly provided by Southeastern and Southern. Both provide direct services, but Southern's early morning trains have the fastest journey times. Thameslink also provides two indirect services in the evening.

Southern Hastings to London

Southern provides several trains from Hastings to London each hour. Their journey times can vary from around 1 hour 20 minutes to 2 hours 15 minutes. Many of the services are direct with no changes, but some may have one change in Hampden Park or Ashford.

Southeastern Hastings to London

Southeastern runs dozens of trains from Hastings to London every day. Its services run directly and last approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. 

Thameslink Hastings to London

Thameslink offers two services between Hastings and London each day, and both of them are late at night. They take around 3 hours to reach London and have either one change, in Brighton, or two changes in Hampden Park and Brighton.

Hastings to London trains: Services on board

Southeastern, Southern, and Thameslink all have first-class carriages available on selected trains. They have no restrictions on luggage but advise that travellers should be able to easily carry their bags on and off the train without assistance. It's usually possible to bring a bike onto their trains without a reservation, but bicycles may not be allowed on board at peak times and routes (such as trains arriving between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. in London), due to lack of space. If passengers have a folding bicycle, they can bring it onto any train at any time of day. 

Southeastern, Southern, and Thameslink all allow pets on their trains, but there are restrictions. There's a maximum allowance of two dogs per person, and they must be secured on a lead. If passengers wish to bring another small animal such as a cat, it must be contained in a crate or carrier.

All of the listed providers offer disability assistance services that can be booked 12-24 hours before travel. These services include the provision of ramps on and off the train as well as help with climbing stairs and carrying luggage. They can also provide a wheelchair when passengers reach the station and help them get to the train if they're visually impaired.

How to find cheap train tickets from Hastings to London

Save money on a train from Hastings to London by booking well in advance and being flexible with travel dates and times. Travellers can also save money on tickets by choosing a slower train.

FAQs: Hastings to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Hastings to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Hastings to London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Hastings to London can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Hastings to London is £20; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Hastings to London is 1 h 25 min   to travel the 54 mile long trip, with around there are 50 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Hastings to London leaves at 04: 54. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Hastings to London leaves at 21: 56.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Hastings to London without having to change trains with Southern or Southeastern. There are 47 direct trains from Hastings to London each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Hastings to London train with Southern or Southeastern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to London from Hastings as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 56.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Hastings, which is located around 0.4 miles (721 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Waterloo, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to London from Hastings is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Hastings to London is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Hastings to London including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Hastings and London

Hastings
London
Hastings is the most popular Hastings railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Hastings for your journey to London.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3303339232
Public transport options for Hastings
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station.

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