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Take the train from London to Boom in 3 hours 39 minutes

If you want to travel from London to Boom by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from London to Boom by train to take around 5 hours 19 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 3 hours 39 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 9 trains per day running on this route, which spans 312 km. You'll have to make 2 changes along the way on your journey to Boom. Eurostar, Thalys or SNCF are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from London to Boom start from $78.77 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

London to Boom by train

It takes an average of 5h 19m to travel from London to Boom by train, over a distance of around 194 miles (312 km). There are normally 9 trains per day traveling from London to Boom and tickets for this journey start from $78.77 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

3h 39m


312 miles (194 km)


9 trains per day


2 changes


From $78.77

Train and bus operators

SNCB, Eurostar, Thalys, BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Regiojet, NS

London to Boom train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Boom for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:04 09:43 3h 39m, 2 changes
08:04 11:43 3h 39m, 2 changes
09:01 13:13 4h 12m, 2 changes
11:04 15:13 4h 9m, 2 changes
13:01 17:13 4h 12m, 2 changes
15:04 19:13 4h 9m, 2 changes
18:04 22:14 4h 10m, 3 changes
19:34 05:14 9h 40m, 3 changes
19:34 05:43 10h 9m, 2 changes

Eurostar, SNCB, Thalys and SNCF trains from London to Boom

You can travel from London to Boom on Eurostar, SNCB, Thalys 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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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).

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SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

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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).

Cheap train tickets from London to Boom

The price of train tickets from London to Boom starts at $78.77 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 London to Boom 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 London to Boom

Want to know more about your journey from London to Boom? 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 London to Boom take?

The average journey time by train between London and Boom is 5 hours and 19 minutes, with around 9 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 London and Boom by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Boom is 3 hours and 39 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Boom cost?

Train tickets from London to Boom can start from as little as $78.77 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 London to Boom?

No, there are no direct train services from London to Boom. Travelling from London to Boom by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from London to Boom leaves at 06:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from London to Boom leaves at 19:34. 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 London and Boom by train?

Trains travelling from London to Boom cover a distance of around 194 miles (312 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to Boom for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/20/2023 for travel on 07/20/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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