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About the train journey from Sion to London

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The train from Sion to London usually takes 11 hours 45 minutes on average to travel 799 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 8 hours 43 minutes. You can expect to find 15 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Sion and London, you'll need to make 2 changes on your way to London. You can choose to travel with Eurostar, TGV or SNCF to get to London. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Sion to London in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $166.04.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to London, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Sion to London by train

It takes an average of 11h 45m to travel from Sion to London by train, over a distance of around 497 miles (799 km). There are normally 15 trains per day traveling from Sion to London and tickets for this journey start from $166.04 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 43m
PriceFrom $166.04
Distance497 miles (799 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train06:01
Last train23:01
Departure stationSion
Arrival stationLondon
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsTGV Lyria, OUIGO, BlaBlaCar Bus, Trenitalia France, SNCF, Eurostar, SBB CFF FFS

Sion to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Sion to London for Tuesday Aug 16th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:34 17:30 9h 56m, 2 changes
09:47 18:30 8h 43m, 2 changes
10:01 19:30 9h 29m, 2 changes
11:34 20:30 8h 56m, 2 changes
11:34 21:30 9h 56m, 2 changes
11:57 21:30 9h 33m, 4 changes
13:01 22:30 9h 29m, 2 changes
16:34 08:30 15h 56m, 2 changes
17:57 09:57 16h 0m, 5 changes
18:25 09:57 15h 32m, 7 changes

TGV Lyria, OUIGO, SNCF and Eurostar trains from Sion to London

You can travel from Sion to London on TGV Lyria, OUIGO, SNCF and Eurostar 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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TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 200 mph (320 km/h). Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

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OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

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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).

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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).

Cheap train tickets from Sion to London

The price of train tickets from Sion to London starts at $166.04 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 Sion to London 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 Sion to London

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

The average journey time by train between Sion and London is 11 hours and 45 minutes, with around 15 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 Sion and London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Sion to London is 8 hours and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Sion to London cost?

Train tickets from Sion to London can start from as little as $166.04 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 Sion to London?

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

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

The first train from Sion to London leaves at 06:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Sion to London leaves at 23:01. 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 Sion and London by train?

Trains travelling from Sion to London cover a distance of around 497 miles (799 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Sion.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Sion to London for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/16/2022. 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 04/11/2019 for travel on 04/11/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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