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How to travel from London to Delft by train

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

You'll usually find 3 trains per day running between London and Delft, which usually take 4 hours 30 minutes to complete the 310 km journey. It can take as little as 4 hours 20 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 Delft from London, you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way. During your journey, you're likely to be traveling with Eurostar, TGV or Thalys, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from London to Delft if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $70.52. 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.

London to Delft by train

It takes an average of 4h 30m to travel from London to Delft by train, over a distance of around 193 miles (310 km). There are normally 3 trains per day traveling from London to Delft and tickets for this journey start from $70.52 when you book in advance.

First train

09:01

Last train

15:04

Departure station

London

Arrival station

Delft

Journey time

4h 20m

Distance

310 miles (193 km)

Frequency

3 trains per day

Changes

2 changes

Price

From $70.52

Train and bus operators

SNCB, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurostar, Flixbus, Thalys, NS, SNCF, Regiojet, Deutsche Bahn

London to Delft train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Delft for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:01 13:50 4h 49m, 2 changes
13:01 17:24 4h 23m, 2 changes
15:04 19:24 4h 20m, 2 changes

Eurostar, SNCB, Thalys and NS trains from London to Delft

You can travel from London to Delft on Eurostar, SNCB, Thalys and NS 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.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

Cheap train tickets from London to Delft

The price of train tickets from London to Delft starts at $70.52 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 Delft 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 Delft

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

The average journey time by train between London and Delft is 4 hours and 30 minutes, with around 3 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 Delft by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Delft is 4 hours and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Delft cost?

Train tickets from London to Delft can start from as little as $70.52 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 Delft?

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

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

The first train from London to Delft leaves at 09:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from London to Delft leaves at 15:04. 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 Delft by train?

Trains travelling from London to Delft cover a distance of around 193 miles (310 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Delft to London.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to Delft for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. 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 11/15/2022 for travel on 11/15/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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