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Heathrow Airport to Peterborough by train

It takes an average of 2h 22m to travel from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough by train, over a distance of around 77 miles (124 km). There are normally 106 trains per day traveling from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough and tickets for this journey start from $41.86 when you book in advance.

First train

04:30

Last train

23:46

Departure station

Heathrow Airport

Arrival station

Peterborough

Journey time

From 1h 56m

Distance

77 miles (124 km)

Frequency

106 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $41.86

Train operators

Thameslink, Heathrow Express, London North Eastern Railway

Traveling from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough by train

Looking to travel from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 2 hours 22 minutes to travel from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 56 minutes though. You'll usually find 106 trains per day running along the 124 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Peterborough, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough start from $41.86 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Peterborough by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

FAQs for Heathrow Airport to Peterborough

Want to know more about your journey from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough? 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 Heathrow Airport to Peterborough take?

The average journey time by train between Heathrow Airport and Peterborough is 2 hours and 22 minutes, with around 106 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 Heathrow Airport and Peterborough by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough is 1 hour and 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough cost?

Train tickets from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough can start from as little as $41.86 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 Heathrow Airport to Peterborough?

No, there are no direct train services from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough. Travelling from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough leave?

The first train from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough leaves at 04:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough leave?

The last train from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough leaves at 23:46. 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 Heathrow Airport and Peterborough by train?

Trains travelling from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough cover a distance of around 77 miles (124 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough

Train tickets from Heathrow Airport to Peterborough start at $41.86 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Heathrow Airport to Peterborough is right for you.

Use your Railcard

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