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London to St-Gallen by train

It takes an average of 15h 46m to travel from London to St-Gallen by train, over a distance of around 509 miles (819 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from London to St-Gallen and tickets for this journey start from $451.79 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 58m
Distance509 miles (819 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
Departure stationLondon
Arrival stationSt-Gallen
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS, DB,

London to St-Gallen train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to St-Gallen for Tuesday Jul 7th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:55 21:22 11h 27m, 3 changes
10:24 21:22 9h 58m, 4 changes
10:24 21:52 10h 28m, 2 changes
11:04 23:22 11h 18m, 3 changes
21:02 20:05 22h 03m, 8 changes
21:02 20:22 22h 20m, 7 changes
21:02 20:52 22h 50m, 6 changes

Eurostar, SBB, Deutsche Bahn and SNCB trains from London to St-Gallen

You can travel from London to St-Gallen on Eurostar, SBB, Deutsche Bahn and SNCB 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).

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

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The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

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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.

Cheap train tickets from London to St-Gallen

Train tickets from London to St-Gallen start at $451.79 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around .
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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 St-Gallen 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 St-Gallen

Want to know more about your journey from London to St-Gallen? 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 St-Gallen take?

The average journey time by train between London and St-Gallen is 15 hours and 46 minutes, with around 7 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 St-Gallen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to St-Gallen is 9 hours and 58 minutes.

How much does the train from London to St-Gallen cost?

Train tickets from London to St-Gallen can start from as little as $451.79 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 St-Gallen?

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

What time does the first train from London to St-Gallen leave?

The first train from London to St-Gallen leaves at 08:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to St-Gallen leave?

The last train from London to St-Gallen leaves at 21:02. 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 St-Gallen by train?

Trains travelling from London to St-Gallen cover a distance of around 509 miles (819 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from St-Gallen to London.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to St-Gallen for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. 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 01/24/2020 for travel on 02/23/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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