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from London to Runcorn

You can get from London to Runcorn by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Runcorn on 26 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:07London Euston1h53 16:00Runcorn
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14:07London Euston1h53 16:00Runcorn
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13:07London Euston1h53 15:00Runcorn
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12:07London Euston1h55 14:02Runcorn
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09:30London Euston2h03 11:33Runcorn East
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

26 Oct
£73Avanti West Coast
£256British Airways
27 Oct
£73Avanti West Coast
£226British Airways
28 Oct
£35Avanti West Coast
£101British Airways
29 Oct
£42Avanti West Coast
£123British Airways
30 Oct
£73Avanti West Coast
£85British Airways
31 Oct
£30Avanti West Coast
£102British Airways
1 Nov
£33Avanti West Coast
£57British Airways
2 Nov
£39Avanti West Coast
£76British Airways
5 Nov
£25Avanti West Coast
£55British Airways
7 Nov
£47Avanti West Coast
£55British Airways

Travel Information between London and Runcorn

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £115
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £115 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways, Megabus or Avanti West Coast

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 167 miles (269 km) to Runcorn from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are British Airways, Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Runcorn.

Travel Tips

Travel from London to Runcorn
Travel to Runcorn 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 Runcorn.
How do I travel from London to Runcorn?

There are 3 travel options from London to Runcorn: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Runcorn from London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Runcorn. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Runcorn:

A coach is generally £98 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £115 from London to Runcorn.

A coach is £56 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from London to Runcorn costing on average £72.

What is the quickest way from London to Runcorn?

The fastest way to get to Runcorn from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Runcorn that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 1 h 53 min   of travel time.

How far is Runcorn from London?

The distance from London to Runcorn is approximately 167 miles (269 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Runcorn?

The average frequency per day from London to Runcorn is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Runcorn from London as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Runcorn?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Runcorn:

  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from London to Runcorn depart from London Victoria to Runcorn.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Runcorn?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Runcorn:

  • You can travel by plane to Runcorn from London with British Airways, and you can find British Airways London to Runcorn tickets for £115 on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach to Runcorn from London with Megabus, and you can find Megabus London to Runcorn tickets for £17 on Omio.
  • You can travel between London and Runcorn by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £72 with Avanti West Coast from London to Runcorn.
Is there a direct service to Runcorn from London?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Runcorn with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Runcorn with Megabus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Runcorn with Avanti West Coast with around 12 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Runcorn tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Runcorn from London?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Runcorn? Many Omio customers who go from London to Runcorn usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Liverpool, Manchester or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore Liverpool, Manchester or Birmingham from Runcorn, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy tickets from London to Runcorn online for the best deals?

When planning your trip between London and Runcorn, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £115 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £17 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £72 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Runcorn from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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