It takes an average of 3h 7m to travel from Hereford to London Paddington by train, over a distance of around 115 miles (184 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Hereford to London Paddington and tickets for this journey start from £13.20 when you book in advance.
From 2h 49m
115 miles (184 km)
7 trains per day
Direct trains available
If you want to know more about the journey from Hereford to London Paddington by train, look no further!
The average journey time from Hereford to London Paddington by train is 3 hours 7 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 49 minutes. You'll usually find 7 trains per day travelling the 115 miles (184 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to London Paddington. You'll probably be travelling with Great Western Railway to get to London Paddington, as they are the main operators of services on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Hereford to London Paddington start from £13.20 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard are also great ways to save.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to London Paddington, including FAQs, and tips on booking cheap train tickets. Check the timetable above for live train times or if you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
The average journey time by train between Hereford and London Paddington is 3 hours and 7 minutes, with around 7 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Hereford to London Paddington is 2 hours and 49 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Hereford to London Paddington can start from as little as £13.20 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Hereford to London Paddington without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Hereford to London Paddington each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Hereford to London Paddington leaves at 03:49. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Hereford to London Paddington leaves at 22:00. 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.
Trains travelling from Hereford to London Paddington cover a distance of around 115 miles (184 km) during the journey.
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