The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Gloucester will cost around £ 52 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 37.
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1 h 45 m
1 h 52 m
Trains per day
Of the 8 trains that leave London for Gloucester every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 151 km distance in an average of 1 h 52 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 45 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||94 miles (151 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 45 min|
|Average train ticket price||£35 (€40)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Great Western Railway|
Trains from London to Gloucester cover the 94 miles (151 km) long route taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £35, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £32. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Gloucester.
The Great Western Railway provides direct trains from London to Gloucester. On weekdays, the first departure in the early morning is followed by direct connections every 2 hours, until a final train in mid-evening. Journey times are just under 2 hours. There are also indirect services, offering earlier morning departures, an increased daytime frequency and later evening options. These journeys involve using Great Western services and changing at Swindon or Bristol Parkway. The Sunday timetable features fewer direct trains and a later departure time for the first morning service. Weekday off-peak fares are available on departures from 10:30 a.m. onwards.
Trains from London to Gloucester depart from Paddington station west of the city centre. Paddington is served by its own Underground station, offering routes around the city on 4 lines. Buses and some night bus services are available from nearby stops on Praed Street and Norfolk Place. The taxi rank is situated above platform 12 and can be accessed from the main station concourse.
Conveniently situated on the edge of the Cotswolds, Gloucester is an attractive cathedral city that can trace its origins back to the Roman occupation. Highlights for visitors include a Norman cathedral that is considered to be one of the most impressive medieval buildings in the UK, and the Jet Age museum, celebrating the local aerospace industries. Trains from London to Gloucester arrive at the city's main station, located on the eastern side of the centre. Local buses stop nearby on Clarence Street and Eastgate Street while the bus station opposite the rail terminus provides connections around the region. Taxis are available from a rank by the station forecourt.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria to Gloucester.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Gloucester, called Gloucester, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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