How to travel from London to Peterborough

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Travel Information to Peterborough from London

distanceDistance73 miles (118 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$6 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $15 (€13) • 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Coast

Travel 73 miles (118 km) by train or bus to Peterborough from London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from London to Peterborough.

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from London to Peterborough

How to get from London to Peterborough by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from London to Peterborough is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
11:35AM1h55
London
01:30PMPeterborough, Queensgate Bus Station
$221One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
11:35AM1h55
London
01:30PMPeterborough, Queensgate Bus Station
$221One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
09:22AM0h47
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:09AMPeterborough station (PBO)
$361One-way
0 transfers
Other options
London North Eastern Railway
09:05AM0h50
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:55AMPeterborough station (PBO)
$361One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
09:13AM1h18
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:31AMPeterborough station (PBO)
$371One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
08:13AM1h18
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:31AMPeterborough station (PBO)
$371One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:00AM2h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
01:30PMPeterborough, Queensgate Bus Station
$221One-way
0 transfers
National Express
07:00AM4h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
11:50AMPeterborough, Queensgate Bus Station
$521One-way
1 transfer
National Express
11:00AM4h50
London, Victoria Coach Station
03:50PMPeterborough, Queensgate Bus Station
$481One-way
1 transfer

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How to get from London to Peterborough

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Peterborough, 85,51% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Peterborough and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from London to Peterborough

You can travel by travel between London and Peterborough with Abellio Greater Anglia, Thameslink and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Greater Anglia is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to intercity services. The commuter trains run at regular intervals throughout the day, while the intercity services run at peak times. The train types include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, Class 90, Class 91, Class 360 and Class 379. The ticket types available are Standard, First Class and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and refreshment trolleys. The most popular routes for Greater Anglia are London Liverpool Street to Norwich, London Liverpool Street to Cambridge and London Liverpool Street to Ipswich.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from London to Peterborough

      FAQs: Travel 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

      There are 2 travel options from London to Peterborough: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel from London to Peterborough is a bus with an average price of $6 (€5).

      This is compared to other travel options from London to Peterborough:

      A bus is $8 (€7) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Peterborough costing on average $15 (€13).

      The quickest way to travel to Peterborough from London is by train, which takes on average 44 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Peterborough by bus takes 1 h 55 min on average.

      The London to Peterborough distance is around 73 miles (118 km).

      The average frequency per day from London to Peterborough is:

      • 51 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Peterborough:

      • Buses most often depart from London at London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Peterborough at Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Station.
      • Trains most often depart from London at London Waterloo and arrive in Peterborough at Peterborough.

      The following travel companies offer services from London to Peterborough:

      • Travel with National Express, FlixBus or Lumo for buses to Peterborough. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus London to Peterborough tickets on Omio for $6 (€5).
      • Travel with East Coast, Thameslink, Great Northern, Abellio Greater Anglia, East Midlands Trains or Grand Central Trains to go to Peterborough by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find East Coast London to Peterborough tickets on Omio for $15 (€13).

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

      • You can find 51 direct trains per day to Peterborough with East Coast, Thameslink or Grand Central Trains.

      Direct services to Peterborough tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Your trip from London to Peterborough doesn't have to end in Peterborough. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, Cambridge, Birmingham or London Stansted Airport. If you’d like to add Edinburgh, Cambridge, Birmingham or London Stansted Airport to your London to Peterborough tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Peterborough today!
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