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How to travel from Gstaad to London by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Gstaad to London? Look no further.

You'll usually find 20 trains per day running between Gstaad and London, which usually take 13 hours 4 minutes to complete the 775 km journey. It can take as little as 9 hours 54 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to London from Gstaad, you'll just need to make 3 changes along the way. During your journey, you're likely to be traveling with Eurostar, TGV or SNCF, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Gstaad to London if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $480.74. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Gstaad to London by train

It takes an average of 13h 4m to travel from Gstaad to London by train, over a distance of around 481 miles (775 km). There are normally 20 trains per day traveling from Gstaad to London and tickets for this journey start from $480.74 when you book in advance.

First train

04:36

Last train

21:36

Departure station

Gstaad

Arrival station

London

Journey time

From 9h 54m

Distance

481 miles (775 km)

Frequency

20 trains per day

Changes

3 changes

Price

From $480.74

Train and bus operators

TGV Lyria, Eurostar, SBB CFF FFS, SNCF

Gstaad to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gstaad to London for Tuesday Apr 4th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:36 18:30 9h 54m, 3 changes
08:36 19:30 10h 54m, 3 changes
10:36 20:30 9h 54m, 3 changes
10:36 21:33 10h 57m, 3 changes
11:25 21:33 10h 8m, 5 changes
11:36 22:30 10h 54m, 3 changes
12:25 22:30 10h 5m, 5 changes
13:36 08:30 18h 54m, 3 changes
14:36 08:30 17h 54m, 4 changes
15:25 08:30 17h 5m, 5 changes

TGV Lyria, Eurostar, SBB and SNCF trains from Gstaad to London

You can travel from Gstaad to London on TGV Lyria, Eurostar, SBB and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 200 mph (320 km/h). Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Eurostar and TGV INOUI classes from Gstaad to London

Compare the different travel classes offered by Eurostar and TGV INOUI when traveling from Gstaad to London.

Cheap train tickets from Gstaad to London

The price of train tickets from Gstaad to London starts at $480.74 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Gstaad to London by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Gstaad to London

Want to know more about your journey from Gstaad to London? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Gstaad to London take?

The average journey time by train between Gstaad and London is 13 hours and 4 minutes, with around 20 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Gstaad and London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gstaad to London is 9 hours and 54 minutes.

How much does the train from Gstaad to London cost?

Train tickets from Gstaad to London can start from as little as $480.74 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Gstaad to London?

No, there are no direct train services from Gstaad to London. Travelling from Gstaad to London by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Gstaad to London leave?

The first train from Gstaad to London leaves at 04:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Gstaad to London leave?

The last train from Gstaad to London leaves at 21:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Gstaad and London by train?

Trains travelling from Gstaad to London cover a distance of around 481 miles (775 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Gstaad.

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