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Traveling from London to Utrecht by train

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

On average, it takes around 5 hours 3 minutes to travel from London to Utrecht by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 4 hours 56 minutes though. You'll usually find 3 trains per day running along the 363 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Utrecht, as there currently aren't any direct services 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 Utrecht start from $76.12 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 Utrecht by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

London to Utrecht by train

It takes an average of 5h 3m to travel from London to Utrecht by train, over a distance of around 226 miles (363 km). There are normally 3 trains per day traveling from London to Utrecht and tickets for this journey start from $76.12 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 56m
PriceFrom $76.12
Distance226 miles (363 km)
Frequency3 trains per day
First train09:01
Last train15:04
Departure stationLondon
Arrival stationUtrecht
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus

London to Utrecht train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Utrecht for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:01 14:08 5h 7m, 2 changes
13:01 17:57 4h 56m, 2 changes
15:04 20:12 5h 8m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from London to Utrecht

The price of train tickets from London to Utrecht starts at $76.12 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 Utrecht 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 Utrecht

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

The average journey time by train between London and Utrecht is 5 hours and 3 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 Utrecht by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Utrecht is 4 hours and 56 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Utrecht cost?

Train tickets from London to Utrecht can start from as little as $76.12 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 Utrecht?

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

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

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

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

The last train from London to Utrecht 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 Utrecht by train?

Trains travelling from London to Utrecht cover a distance of around 226 miles (363 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Utrecht to London.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to Utrecht for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 02/09/2023 for travel on 02/09/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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