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About the train journey from Stockholm Central to London

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The train from Stockholm Central to London usually takes 26 hours 52 minutes on average to travel 1430 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 23 hours 35 minutes. You can expect to find 13 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Stockholm Central and London, you'll need to make 3 changes on your way to London. You can choose to travel with Eurostar, TGV or Thalys 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 Stockholm Central to London in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $136.98.

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.

Stockholm Central to London by train

It takes an average of 26h 52m to travel from Stockholm Central to London by train, over a distance of around 889 miles (1430 km). There are normally 13 trains per day traveling from Stockholm Central to London and tickets for this journey start from $136.98 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 23h 35m
PriceFrom $136.98
Distance889 miles (1430 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train05:19
Last train23:09
Departure stationStockholm Central
Arrival stationLondon
Changes3 changes
Train and bus operatorsDSB, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF, Eurostar, Thalys, SJ, BlaBlaCar Bus, ÖBB, Regiojet, Union Ivkoni (Bus), Traveleuro

Stockholm Central to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Stockholm Central to London for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:17 09:57 28h 40m, 8 changes
07:21 10:57 27h 36m, 6 changes
08:22 10:57 26h 35m, 7 changes
08:22 13:57 29h 35m, 5 changes
09:22 10:57 25h 35m, 8 changes
09:22 13:57 28h 35m, 6 changes
11:20 13:57 26h 37m, 10 changes
11:20 16:30 29h 10m, 6 changes
16:34 16:57 24h 23m, 3 changes
17:22 16:57 23h 35m, 4 changes

DSB, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF and Eurostar trains from Stockholm Central to London

You can travel from Stockholm Central to London on DSB, Deutsche Bahn, 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.

Danish State Railways (DSB) is the largest Danish railway company. The Danish high-speed train is Eurocity, which operates two lines connecting Copenhagen to Hamburg and Hamburg to Flensburg. It offers two classes or levels of comfort – First Class and Second Class. DSB's long-distance trains are Intercity and IntercityLyn, in order of importance. The regional lines are operated by the R-tog trains, and the S-tog service gives its name to the trams that run through the old city of Copenhagen.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

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).

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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 Stockholm Central to London

The price of train tickets from Stockholm Central to London starts at $136.98 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 Stockholm Central 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 Stockholm Central to London

Want to know more about your journey from Stockholm Central 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 Stockholm Central to London take?

The average journey time by train between Stockholm Central and London is 26 hours and 52 minutes, with around 13 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 Stockholm Central and London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Stockholm Central to London is 23 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Stockholm Central to London cost?

Train tickets from Stockholm Central to London can start from as little as $136.98 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 Stockholm Central to London?

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

What time does the first train from Stockholm Central to London leave?

The first train from Stockholm Central to London leaves at 05:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Stockholm Central to London leave?

The last train from Stockholm Central to London leaves at 23:09. 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 Stockholm Central and London by train?

Trains travelling from Stockholm Central to London cover a distance of around 889 miles (1430 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London to Stockholm Central.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Stockholm Central to London 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 11/15/2022 for travel on 11/15/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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