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 Peterborough to London will cost around $ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.
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Of the 6 trains that leave Peterborough for London every day 6 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 1 h 2 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 52 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 21 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||73 miles (118 km)|
|Average train duration||52 min|
|Average train ticket price||$41 (€34)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||London North Eastern Railway, Great Northern or Thameslink|
Trains from Peterborough to London cover the 73 miles (118 km) long journey taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Great Northern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $41 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $28 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Peterborough and arrive in London Victoria.
Peterborough is a modern city with a historic center, and an imposing Norman cathedral. Located on the East Coast Main Line, it has excellent rail links with the capital, with several rail operators offering direct connections to two stations in London. Direct trains from Peterborough to London are available seven days a week, with journey times of under an hour for the fastest services. Connections operate from very early morning to late evening.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) operates frequent direct trains from Peterborough to London King's Cross on the East Coast Main Line. Great Northern also provides direct services to London King's Cross. Thameslink provides daily direct connections from Peterborough to London Bridge Station.
The fastest connections on the 80 mile trip south from Peterborough to the capital are LNER non-stop services to London King's Cross, taking 50 minutes. Most LNER trains take five to 15 minutes longer on this route. Great Northern stopping services to King's Cross take from one hour and 3 minutes to one hour and 20 minutes. Thameslink trains from Peterborough to London Bridge take just over one hour and 30 minutes.
The LNER timetable offers direct trains to King's Cross from Peterborough at least every half hour from early morning to just before midnight. Great Northern connections to King's Cross operate hourly from early to mid morning. Thameslink services to London Bridge run every half hour from very early morning to late at night. Sunday schedules are reduced, with fewer early morning departures.
Departure train station: Peterborough Station is located on the western side of the city center, served by bus routes to the adjacent Queensgate Bus Station. Facilities at the station include a supermarket, coffee shop, ATMs, news vendor and taxi stands.
Arrival train station:London King's Cross Station is on the northern side of the city center, with Underground connections on six lines and buses available on Euston Road. London Bridge Station is south-east of the center, with its own bus terminus and two Underground lines. Both stations have pubs, coffee shops, WiFi and taxi stands.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Peterborough and arrive in London Victoria.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Peterborough, which is located around 0.1 miles (162 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center.
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