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London Paddington to Slough by train

It takes an average of 24m to travel from London Paddington to Slough by train, over a distance of around 18 miles (29 km). There are normally 124 trains per day travelling from London Paddington to Slough and tickets for this journey start from £10.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 12m
PriceFrom £10.80
Distance18 miles (29 km)
Frequency124 trains per day
First train02:34
Last train00:42
Departure stationLondon Paddington
Arrival stationSlough
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGreat Western Railway, Tfl Rail

London Paddington to Slough train times

Check out the next trains departing from London Paddington to Slough for Tuesday 28th June 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
12:57 13:28 31m, direct
13:11 13:44 33m, direct
13:20 13:33 13m, direct
13:27 13:58 31m, direct
13:41 14:14 33m, direct
13:50 14:03 13m, direct
13:57 14:25 28m, direct
14:11 14:45 34m, direct
14:20 14:33 13m, direct
14:27 14:55 28m, direct

Travelling by train from London Paddington to Slough

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

The train from London Paddington to Slough usually takes around 25m but can take just 12m on the fastest services, with around 122 trains running on this popular route every day. There’s no need for any changes along the way either, as direct trains are available from Paddington to Slough.

This route is served by Great Western Railway (GWR) and the Elizabeth line (previously TfL Rail), so hop on board and enjoy free WiFi and comfortable seating on either train.

To snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time – train tickets are usually cheaper when you travel Off-Peak compared to taking the train at Peak times. If you want to save even more, get a Railcard and you’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train timetable, where you can view first and last train times from Paddington to Slough.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between London Paddington and Slough is 24 minutes, with around 124 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 London Paddington and Slough by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Paddington to Slough is 12 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from London Paddington to Slough can start from as little as £10.80 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 London Paddington to Slough?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Paddington to Slough without having to change trains. There are 124 direct trains from London Paddington to Slough each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from London Paddington to Slough leaves at 02:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from London Paddington to Slough leaves at 00:42. 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 London Paddington and Slough by train?

Trains travelling from London Paddington to Slough cover a distance of around 18 miles (29 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from London Paddington to Slough

Train tickets from London Paddington to Slough start at £10.80 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 London Paddington to Slough 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.

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

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