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Overview: Train from London to Peterborough

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
durationAverage train duration46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Thameslink or Great Northern

Trains from London to Peterborough cover the 73 miles (118 km) long route 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 journey costs around £20, 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

What is the price of the cheapest train between London and Peterborough?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between London and Peterborough for as low as £15  for the next 7 days.

How much does the train from London to Peterborough cost on average?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Peterborough train to cost on average £20  one way.

How far is it from London to Peterborough by train?

The distance from London to Peterborough by train is approximately 73 miles (118 km).

How long is the train to Peterborough from London?

The train time to Peterborough from London is on average 46 min  for the 73 miles (118 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Peterborough by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Peterborough?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Peterborough.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Peterborough train station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 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 0.1 miles (162 m) from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers go from London to Peterborough?

For the route from London to Peterborough you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway, Thameslink or Great Northern. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between London and Peterborough on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains are there from London to Peterborough a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Peterborough is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from London to Peterborough? What time is the last train from London to Peterborough?

The earliest train for this route departs from London at 08: 03. The last train leaves from London at 10: 06. Check Omio for the latest train times from London to Peterborough and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book train tickets between London and Peterborough to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from London to Peterborough within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from London to Peterborough a few months in advance.

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 between London and Peterborough.
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+44 3457114141
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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
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ParkingParking
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+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139