The cheapest trains from London to Peterborough

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Cheapest

£28

Average

£47

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 Peterborough will cost around £ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 28.

Cheapest
09:06London Kings Cross0h51 09:57Peterborough
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£281One-way
Cheapest
09:30London Kings Cross0h46 10:16Peterborough
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£281One-way
16:46London St Pancras1h19 18:05Peterborough
0 changes
£351One-way
16:16London St Pancras1h23 17:39Peterborough
0 changes
£351One-way
09:16London St Pancras1h23 10:39Peterborough
0 changes
£401One-way

Timetable London to Peterborough

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 20 Oct
08:03London Kings Cross0h46 08:49Peterborough
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08:06London Kings Cross0h47 08:53Peterborough
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08:16London St Pancras1h19 09:35Peterborough
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08:30London Kings Cross0h46 09:16Peterborough
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08:46London St Pancras1h19 10:05Peterborough
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09:00London Kings Cross0h46 09:46Peterborough
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09:06London Kings Cross0h51 09:57Peterborough
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09:16London St Pancras1h23 10:39Peterborough
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09:30London Kings Cross0h46 10:16Peterborough
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16:03London Kings Cross0h47 16:50Peterborough
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16:06London Kings Cross0h51 16:57Peterborough
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16:16London St Pancras1h23 17:39Peterborough
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16:30London Kings Cross0h46 17:16Peterborough
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16:46London St Pancras1h19 18:05Peterborough
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Wed
20 Oct
£40Thameslink
Thu
21 Oct
£39London North Eastern Railway
Fri
22 Oct
£17London North Eastern Railway
Sat
23 Oct
£15London North Eastern Railway
Sun
24 Oct
£17London North Eastern Railway
Mon
25 Oct
£39Thameslink
Tue
26 Oct
£40Thameslink
Wed
27 Oct
£39Thameslink
Thu
28 Oct
£28London North Eastern Railway
Fri
29 Oct
£17London North Eastern Railway
Sat
30 Oct
£15London North Eastern Railway
Sun
31 Oct
£16London North Eastern Railway
Mon
1 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway
Tue
2 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway
Fri
5 Nov
£19London North Eastern Railway
Sat
6 Nov
£15London North Eastern Railway
Sun
7 Nov
£16London North Eastern Railway
Mon
8 Nov
£23London North Eastern Railway

The fastest trains from London to Peterborough

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Fastest Journey

46 m

Average

59 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

119 km

Of the 14 trains that leave London for Peterborough every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 119 km distance in an average of 59 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 46 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 23 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.

Fastest
09:00London Kings Cross0h46 09:46Peterborough
0 changes
£431One-way
Fastest
16:30London Kings Cross0h46 17:16Peterborough
0 changes
£601One-way
Fastest
08:30London Kings Cross0h46 09:16Peterborough
0 changes
£511One-way
Fastest
08:03London Kings Cross0h46 08:49Peterborough
0 changes
£601One-way
Fastest
09:30London Kings Cross0h46 10:16Peterborough
0 changes
£281One-way

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Train Information between London and Peterborough

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
durationAverage train duration46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Thameslink or Great Northern

Trains from London to Peterborough cover the 73 miles (118 km) long trip taking on average 46 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink or Great Northern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £26, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Peterborough.

Trains from London to Peterborough

If you want to explore the fens of East Anglia or just see the city's beautiful cathedral, travelling to Peterborough from London is easy. Every day, Virgin East Coast and Great Northern run direct services from London Kings Cross which take between 50 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes to reach their destination. The first train departs as early as 5:22 am, and services continue until 1:34 am - so there are plenty of options.

What is the departure and arrival station for trains from London to Peterborough?

Departure Station: All trains from London to Peterborough leave from London Kings Cross. Located just north of London's central districts, the station is easily reachable from all parts of the capital, with numerous Tube connections, overground links to Hertfordshire and plenty of local buses.

Arrival Station: Trains from London to Peterborough arrive at Peterborough Station on Bourges Boulevard. The station is around 100 metres from the Queensgate shopping centre and if you walk down Cowgate, you'll be at the cathedral in around five minutes. The Citi 1 bus also runs from the station to the ABAX Stadium if you are attending a football match.

Travel Tips

Trains from London to Peterborough
Travel by train to Peterborough 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 Peterborough.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between London and Peterborough cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between London and Peterborough for the next 7 days starting from £15  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from London to Peterborough on average?
The London to Peterborough train ticket price is on average £26  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance between London and Peterborough by train?
The London to Peterborough train distance is approximately 73 miles (118 km).
How long is the train between London and Peterborough?
The train time between London and Peterborough is on average 46 min  for the 73 miles (118 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Peterborough from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from London to Peterborough, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Peterborough do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Peterborough.

Where do I find the London train station to Peterborough? Where is the Peterborough train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Peterborough most often arrive at Peterborough and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies can take me from London to Peterborough?
When taking a train from London to Peterborough, you can count on London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink or Great Northern for the best way to get you to Peterborough. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Peterborough from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any London to Peterborough direct train services?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains from London to Peterborough per day with Thameslink or London North Eastern Railway  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many trains are there from London to Peterborough a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from London to Peterborough. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from London to Peterborough? When does the last train depart from London to Peterborough?
The earliest train for this route departs from London at 07: 03. The last train leaves from London at 09: 22. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from London to Peterborough and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket between London and Peterborough to get the best deals?
If you book London to Peterborough train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £26. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Peterborough from London. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Peterborough
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip to Peterborough from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
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Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar