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Traveling from London to Nijmegen by train

Looking to travel from London to Nijmegen by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 7 hours 12 minutes to travel from London to Nijmegen by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 5 hours 39 minutes though. You'll usually find 4 trains per day running along the 411 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Nijmegen, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be traveling with Eurostar, TGV or Thalys on your way to Nijmegen, as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from London to Nijmegen start from $91.64 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 Nijmegen by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

London to Nijmegen by train

It takes an average of 7h 12m to travel from London to Nijmegen by train, over a distance of around 255 miles (411 km). There are normally 4 trains per day traveling from London to Nijmegen and tickets for this journey start from $91.64 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 5h 39m


255 miles (411 km)


4 trains per day


2 changes


From $91.64

Train and bus operators

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

London to Nijmegen train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Nijmegen for Tuesday Apr 4th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:01 14:42 5h 41m, 2 changes
13:01 18:43 5h 42m, 2 changes
15:04 20:43 5h 39m, 2 changes
19:34 07:22 11h 48m, 3 changes

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

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

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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.

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.

Eurostar, TGV INOUI and Thalys classes from London to Nijmegen

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

Cheap train tickets from London to Nijmegen

The price of train tickets from London to Nijmegen starts at $91.64 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 Nijmegen 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 Nijmegen

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

The average journey time by train between London and Nijmegen is 7 hours and 12 minutes, with around 4 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 Nijmegen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Nijmegen is 5 hours and 39 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Nijmegen cost?

Train tickets from London to Nijmegen can start from as little as $91.64 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 Nijmegen?

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

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

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

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

The last train from London to Nijmegen 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 Nijmegen by train?

Trains travelling from London to Nijmegen cover a distance of around 255 miles (411 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

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