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Train Information to London from Woking

distanceDistance22 miles (36 km)
durationAverage train duration29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway

Trains from Woking to London cover the 22 miles (36 km) long trip taking on average 29 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £14, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Woking and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Woking to London

Enjoy a quick journey by train from Woking to London and get to the capital of the United Kingdom with ease. There are around 188 trains that depart from Woking to London each day, so you will have plenty of train times to choose from. With an average journey time of about 35min, you’ll be at your destination in no time at all. All trains that operate on this route are direct too, so once you are on board all you will need to do it sit back, relax and enjoy the journey.

Woking to London Train Time: Daily Departures

There are approximately 188 trains that depart from Woking to London on a daily basis, so there should be a suitable departure time for everyone. The first train tends to depart as early as about 4:30 a.m. on weekdays and around 04.35 a.m. on weekends. The last train to depart from Working to London is around 23:56 p.m. between Monday and Saturday and about 23:34 p.m. on Sundays. With such a wide range of daily departures from Woking to London, you’ll find it easy to match one to your schedule. All the trains operate a direct service too, so you won’t have to worry about changing along the way.

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

You can travel from Woking to London very efficiently, with a regular and fast train service operating for the majority of the day. On average, the travel time from Woking to London is about 35min. However, there are faster and slower services available too. One of the fastest trains has a Woking to London travel time of around 25min, so you’ll be arriving before you know it. The slower route is around 57min, so you will have time to relax and read the newspaper before you arrive into London. All the trains that operate on this route depart from Woking train station and arrive into London Waterloo train station.

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

Departure train stationTrains depart from Woking train station to London, which is only a short walk from the centre of the town. For example, you can reach the station in about 9min by foot from the popular Lightbox museum. At the train station there are also lots of amenities for you to use ahead of your trip. There are food and coffee shops as well as toilets located on platforms 2/4 and 5. Staff are also trained to look out for those who may need special assistance boarding the trains.

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Arrival train station:The arrival station is London Waterloo train station, which is centrally located in London. From the train station you can reach Jubilee Park & Garden in about 5min by foot. You can also get to the British Film Institute on Southbank in about 5min walking also. Inside Waterloo train station there are many food and drink outlets, gift shops and ATMs. You’ll also find toilets and an information point. Should you need special assistance, there will be a member of staff who is on hand to provide this.

Which train companies travel from Woking to London?

There is one train company that operates the route from Woking to London, which makes it very easy to find tickets. South Western Railway is the company which provides the quick and regular service. With a range of fast trains and slower trains to choose from, you will be able to arrive in your own time. Offering around 188 trains departing on a daily basis, you’ll be able to choose a time which fits your schedule best. Whether it’s for business or leisure you will find it easy to get to London to continue with your day.

South Western Railway from Woking to London

South Western Railway Woking to London operate a comprehensive timetable throughout the week. With around 188 trains that depart from Woking to London each day, you will find the schedule very convenient. The earliest train tends to depart from Working about 4:30 a.m. between Mondays and Fridays and around 04.35 a.m. on the weekends. Whereas the last departure tends to be about 23:56 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays and about 23:34 p.m. on Sundays. The fastest train can be as quick as about 25min, although the average time for this service is approximately 35min. Some trains are slightly slower, taking just under 1h. With both round-trip tickets and one-way tickets available, you’ll be able to find the perfect ticket for your trip.

Train Woking to London: Services on board

South Western Railway trains from Woking to London are an enjoyable experience, with there being some great services on board for your convenience. If you opt for First Class then you will experience leather seats which have more space, at-seat wireless and large tables. Wi-Fi is available throughout the rest of the train too, so you can stay connected for the duration. There are toilets for you to use and quiet zones too, should you need some peace and tranquillity. Folding bikes are permitted on all trains, however normal bikes are limited to a certain amount per train. This cannot be booked in advance either, so make sure you get to the station nice and early.

Trains arriving into London between 07:15 a.m. and 10:00 am. also do not allow bikes on board due it being peak travel time. You can also take up to two small animals on board South Western Railways, but they must be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times. You can bring two large suitcases on board and one item of hand luggage. If you are travelling with a disability then you can book travel assistance in advance. A member of staff with then help you board and alight the train. On board there is a also space for a wheelchair and there are spacious toilets.

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How to find cheap train tickets from Woking to London?

It is easy to find cheap tickets from Woking to London, especially if you know where and when to look. Often the cheapest way to get from Woking to London is to book as far in advance as possible. Trains often go on sale approximately 12 weeks in advance of departure, so the earlier the book the more likelihood there is of finding a Woking to London cheap fare. If you are flexible around your departure date, you will also be likely to get a cheaper Woking to London price.

For example, travelling a day either side of your desired departure date might lower the Woking to London cost. Railcards are also great for getting discounts on many trains. If you are aged between 16 and 25 years of age then you can get a young person’s railcard or if you are a senior citizen then you can get a senior railcard. Disabled people can also get a disabled railcard. These offer great savings on a variety of trips and are likely to help you find the Woking to London cheapest way.

To London by train – travel tips

When you travel Woking London by train it is a great idea to have an itinerary in place so that you make sure you don’t miss out on any of the major sights. Begin your trip on the Southbank, where you can walk along the River Thames and soak up the atmosphere of the small markets and visit a café or two. Then you should visit The Shard, where you can get a great view of the city’s skyline. After that, head down to the close by Borough Market, which is renowned for its street food and flower stalls.

A trip to London wouldn’t be the same without heading to one of the Royal buildings. The queen’s residence, Buckingham Palace, is a great place to go for your taste of Royalty. Then go over to Hyde Park where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city. Finish you day off at one of the West End theatres, where you can catch a world famous performance.

Travel Tips

Trains from Woking to London
Travel by train 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 Woking to London.
How much do cheap train tickets between Woking and London cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Woking to London for the next 7 days starting from £14  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets to London from Woking?
The Woking to London train ticket price is on average £14  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance to London from Woking via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to London from Woking via train to be approximately 22 miles (36 km).
How many hours does it take from Woking to London by train?
The Woking to London train duration is on average 29 min, which is to be expected when travelling 22 miles (36 km) from Woking to London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Woking to London, which train station in Woking do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Woking   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Woking? Where is the train station in London?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Woking and need to travel around 0.1 miles (153 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies go from Woking to London?
For the trip from Woking to London you can take a train with South Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Woking and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there from Woking to London a day?
The average number of trains departing Woking for London is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I buy Woking to London train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Woking to London to cost on average £14 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Woking to London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Woking is Woking. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Woking for your trip to London from Woking.