Trains that arrive or travel through London between 07:00 and 10:00 am between 16:00 and 19:00 pm.
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Non-folding bikes cannot be taken on peak time trains.
Thameslink trains do not have WiFi, however, a number of stations do.
Thameslink trains have first class services.
Contact the City Thameslink lost property office for more assistance.
Trains to London
Thameslink Trains to London run from both the home Counties from Bedford, down to the South Coast at Brighton. Peak train times from Bedford include 8 services an hour, enabling you the chance to commute to London hassle free.
Season tickets are available for these train routes, saving you time and money. London St Pancras is the main terminal for all Thameslink trains. From here, commuters can connect to the London Underground, Eurostar, East Midlands or South West Trains, to continue your train journey. As well as St Pancras, there are also stops at Farringdon and City Thameslink. London Bridge will reopen on the Thameslink service in January 2018.
While in London, passengers can visit attractions such as Madam Tussaud’s, Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square. Alternatively, you can catch a show in the West End, walk along Hyde Park or get some scenic shots of the River Thames.
Discover where Thameslink can take you
Gatwick Airport is serviced by Thameslink and is a stop on all journey's between Brighton and Bedford. Gatwick is the second-busiest airport in the UK, with flights leaving for around the world, so buying a train ticket to skip long term parking fees is ideal to start the holiday out stress-free. Ticket prices and times to Gatwick Airport can be found in our journey planner, allowing you to plan your travel times in advance.
Thameslink trains took over from First Capital Connect in 2014, and Govia has announced and undertaken huge improvements to the line. From increasing carriages to 12 during peak train times, there are also major renovations to stations such as London Bridge. Thameslink have also proposed extending oyster card reach to London Luton and Gatwick Airports, to increase computer reach. Thameslink trains support many railcards, including Network, Senior, Two Together and 16-25. Thameslink rail provides timetables and assistance at all of their stations, as well as service updates and travel information for your onward journey, should you need to make any connections.