Popular Train Routes to London

Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston - 2h 5 mins

Birmingham New Street to London Euston - 1h 25 mins

Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston - 2h 12 mins

Glasgow Central to London Euston - 4h 29 mins

Travelling to London by Train

Our busy capital city has plenty to see and do, from world famous landmarks like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace to the excitement of the theatre district. Often called the most visited city in the world, getting the train to London lets you step off the platform and straight into the heart of the fun. With major stations such as London Euston in central locations, rail transport to and around the city is the first choice for many international and local travellers.

How long does it take to get to London by train?

London trains are very frequent from most other major cities in the UK, and you'll be zipping to the capital from Birmingham in just 1 hour and 22 minutes. From further afield such as Glasgow or Edinburgh, it'll take you around 4 and a half hours for your trip. Don't believe us? Check out why it's better to come to London by train instead of taking a flight. If you have a meeting to plan or have to be in London for a certain time, check out our train times page for the exact timings: remember to book in advance to save some serious cash on your tickets.

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