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Take the train from London to Roscoff in 8 hours 6 minutes

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

You can expect the journey from London to Roscoff by train to take around 8 hours 6 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 8 hours 6 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 1 train per day running on this route, which spans 416 km. You'll have to make 3 changes along the way on your journey to Roscoff. Both Eurostar and SNCF trains operate on this route, offering modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage as standard.

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 Roscoff start from $373.82 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 Roscoff by train

It takes an average of 8h 6m to travel from London to Roscoff by train, over a distance of around 259 miles (416 km). There are normally 1 train per day traveling from London to Roscoff and tickets for this journey start from $373.82 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

8h 6m


416 miles (259 km)


1 train per day


3 changes


From $373.82

Train and bus operators

Eurostar, SNCF

Eurostar and SNCF trains from London to Roscoff

You can travel from London to Roscoff on Eurostar 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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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 Roscoff

The price of train tickets from London to Roscoff starts at $373.82 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 Roscoff 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 Roscoff

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

The average journey time by train between London and Roscoff is 8 hours and 6 minutes, with around 1 train 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 Roscoff by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Roscoff is 8 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Roscoff cost?

Train tickets from London to Roscoff can start from as little as $373.82 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 Roscoff?

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

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

The first train from London to Roscoff leaves at 07:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from London to Roscoff leaves at 07:01. 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 Roscoff by train?

Trains travelling from London to Roscoff cover a distance of around 259 miles (416 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to Roscoff for a typical week day using timetable data for . 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 07/13/2020 for travel on 07/13/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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