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Cheap train tickets from London to Crewe

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:462h08
London Euston (EUS)
10:54Crewe station (CRE)
£511One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:021h40
London Euston (EUS)
10:42Crewe station (CRE)
£1371One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:162h51
London Euston (EUS)
12:07Crewe station (CRE)
£1491One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:431h41
London Euston (EUS)
10:24Crewe station (CRE)
£1631One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:402h27
London Euston (EUS)
11:07Crewe station (CRE)
£1631One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon to Crewe

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 July
Avanti West Coast
08:331h36
London Euston (EUS)
10:09Crewe station (CRE)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:402h27
London Euston (EUS)
11:07Crewe station (CRE)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:431h41
London Euston (EUS)
10:24Crewe station (CRE)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:462h08
London Euston (EUS)
10:54Crewe station (CRE)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:021h40
London Euston (EUS)
10:42Crewe station (CRE)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:162h51
London Euston (EUS)
12:07Crewe station (CRE)
0 changes

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Train times from London to Crewe

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 36 m

Average

2 h 3 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

237 km

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

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:331h36
London Euston (EUS)
10:09Crewe station (CRE)
£1631One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:021h40
London Euston (EUS)
10:42Crewe station (CRE)
£1371One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:431h41
London Euston (EUS)
10:24Crewe station (CRE)
£1631One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:462h08
London Euston (EUS)
10:54Crewe station (CRE)
£511One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:402h27
London Euston (EUS)
11:07Crewe station (CRE)
£1631One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London to Crewe

distanceDistance146 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency42 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 28 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains

Trains from London to Crewe cover the 146 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 42 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Crewe.

Train providers: West Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains trains London to Crewe

For as little as £11 you can travel by train from London to Crewe with West Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

London to Crewe train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: £22
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 42 a day

Trains from London to Crewe

It's easy to travel between the nation's capital and the busy commuter town of Crewe, with multiple trains available every hour throughout the day and two train operators servicing this popular route.

London to Crewe train time: daily departures

This route is incredibly well-served and passengers can find as many as six scheduled services per hour at busy times, with some setting off at just 5-minute intervals. During the week, services on the route start just after 6:00 a.m. and run until after 10:00 p.m. Weekend services are also plentiful, with just a few changes to the main week schedule on a Sunday.

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

Trains from London to Crewe can take as little as one hour 30 minutes, with Virgin Trains operating the fastest service. Most train services take less than two hours, although some can be around three hours in duration (and typically cheaper as a result). All services are direct with the exception of the late-night sleeper service after 11:00 p.m. which has a single change at Birmingham New Street.

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

Trains from London to Crewe depart from London Euston and arrive in at Crewe Station. The exception to this tends to be for the late night sleeper service which runs from London Marylebone.

Departure train station: London Euston is located in the heart of the city, next to Bloomsbury. London Euston is packed with facilities, including London Underground and bus connections, shops, food outlets and coffee kiosks, accessible toilets and showers, trolleys, waiting areas, digital ticketing and information signs, as well as WiFi.

Arrival train station: Crewe Station is one of the UK's most important historic train stations. Crewe Station has 12 platforms, a first-class lounge, trolleys and lifts, accessible toilets and showers, shops, coffee kiosks and food outlets, ATMs, phones and digital ticketing and information boards. Onward travel is easy with a taxi rank, bus rank, car park and five-minute walk into the town centre.

Which train companies travel from London to Crewe?

Trains from London to Crewe are operated by Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railway. Virgin Trains tends to operate slightly more services, but there's not much in it, with West Midlands Railway typically running two trains an hour at busy times on the route.

Virgin Trains London to Crewe

Virgin Trains runs direct services between London and Crewe which can take as little as one hour 30 minutes to complete the journey.

West Midlands Railway London to Crewe

West Midlands Railway also runs direct services and usually schedules two per hour at main times. Some of these services take a little longer at around three hours, but their prices tend to be very competitive.

London to Crewe Trains: Services on Board

You'll find excellent services on board these trains:

Virgin Trains offers first-class carriages, WiFi and fast digital networking. Luggage can be placed on racks at the end of the passenger carriages, above the seats and in designated luggage bays. Bikes can be pre-reserved to guarantee a space and well-behaved pets are also welcome. Most Virgin Trains will also have a specific carriage which is an onboard shop and bar.

West Midlands Railway offers the same benefits, but without the designated carriage for an onboard shop. However, a refreshments trolley does travel along the train.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Crewe?

To enjoy cheap tickets between London and Crewe, passengers are advised to be as flexible as possible with their travel dates and times, to book in advance and choose slower journeys or trains with connections. Use Omio to see the latest prices for each provider and choose mobile ticketing for easy paper-free travel. 

FAQs: London to Crewe train

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Crewe 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 London to Crewe.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Crewe can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Crewe is £40; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Crewe train travel time is 1 h 35 min   for the 146 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Crewe leaves at 05: 43. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Crewe leaves at 21: 24.
Yes, there are 28 direct trains a day from London to Crewe with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the journey from London to Crewe you can take a train with West Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Crewe from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 24.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Crewe, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Crewe from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Crewe by train is September.
You have options as you can travel to Crewe from London 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Crewe

London
Crewe
The major railway station for departures from London is London Euston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Euston for your trip between London and Crewe.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.

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