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Gloucester to London Paddington by train

It takes an average of 1h 49m to travel from Gloucester to London Paddington by train, over a distance of around 92 miles (147 km). There are normally 27 trains per day travelling from Gloucester to London Paddington and tickets for this journey start from £18.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 41m
PriceFrom £18.90
Distance92 miles (147 km)
Frequency27 trains per day
First train04:10
Last train21:18
Departure stationGloucester
Arrival stationLondon Paddington
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGreat Western Railway

Gloucester to London Paddington train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gloucester to London Paddington for Dienstag 12. Juli 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:41 13:41 2h 0m, 1 change
12:14 13:59 1h 45m, direct
12:42 14:44 2h 2m, 1 change
13:14 14:59 1h 45m, direct
13:38 15:41 2h 3m, 1 change
14:14 15:57 1h 43m, direct
14:40 16:41 2h 1m, 1 change
15:13 16:59 1h 46m, direct
15:40 17:44 2h 4m, 1 change
16:13 17:59 1h 46m, direct

Travelling by train from Gloucester to London

Want to travel from Gloucester to London by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Gloucester to London usually takes around 1h 49m but can take just 1h 41m on the fastest services, with around 32 trains running on this popular route every day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available.

Great Western Railway (GWR) is the main operator on this route. Free WiFi is available on most services, as well as hot and cold snacks and drinks on their high-speed services. Want to travel in style? Upgrade to GWR First Class and you'll get to enjoy complimentary food and drinks, more legroom, reclining extra-wide seats, enhanced WiFi and at-seat power sockets and USB sockets.

If you want to save money, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Gloucester to London with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Gloucester to London Paddington? 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 Gloucester to London Paddington take?

The average journey time by train between Gloucester and London Paddington is 1 hour and 49 minutes, with around 27 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 Gloucester and London Paddington by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gloucester to London Paddington is 1 hour and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Gloucester to London Paddington cost?

Train ticket prices from Gloucester to London Paddington can start from as little as £18.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Gloucester to London Paddington?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Gloucester to London Paddington without having to change trains. There are 27 direct trains from Gloucester to London Paddington each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Gloucester to London Paddington leave?

The first train from Gloucester to London Paddington leaves at 04:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Gloucester to London Paddington leave?

The last train from Gloucester to London Paddington leaves at 21:18. 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 Gloucester and London Paddington by train?

Trains travelling from Gloucester to London Paddington cover a distance of around 92 miles (147 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Paddington to Gloucester.

Cheap train tickets from Gloucester to London Paddington

Train tickets from Gloucester to London Paddington start at £18.90 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Gloucester to London Paddington is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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