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London to Crewe by train

It takes an average of 2h 25m to travel from London to Crewe by train, over a distance of around 146 miles (236 km). There are normally 172 trains per day travelling from London to Crewe and tickets for this journey start from £9 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 30m
PriceFrom £9
Distance146 miles (236 km)
Frequency172 trains per day
First train04:20
Last train23:00
Departure stationLondon
Arrival stationCrewe
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast

London to Crewe train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Crewe for Tuesday 18th May 2021 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.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:28 On timelondon euston08:37 On timecrewewest midlands trains PeakGet tickets2h 9m, direct
06:36 On timelondon euston08:11 On timecreweavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 35m, direct
06:43 On timelondon euston09:07 On timecreweavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 24m, direct
07:07 On timelondon euston08:41 On timecreweavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 34m, direct
07:10 On timelondon euston08:47 On timecreweavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 37m, direct
07:35 On timelondon euston09:10 On timecreweavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 35m, direct
07:43 On timelondon euston10:07 On timecreweavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 24m, direct
07:46 On timelondon euston09:53 On timecrewewest midlands trains PeakGet tickets2h 7m, direct
08:10 On timelondon euston09:49 On timecreweavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 39m, direct
08:40 On timelondon euston10:11 On timecreweavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 31m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London to Crewe? 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 to Crewe take?

The average journey time by train between London and Crewe is 2 hours and 25 minutes, with around 172 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 and Crewe by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Crewe is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Crewe cost?

Train ticket prices from London to Crewe can start from as little as £9 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 to Crewe?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Crewe without having to change trains. There are 172 direct trains from London to Crewe each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London to Crewe leave?

The first train from London to Crewe leaves at 04:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Crewe leave?

The last train from London to Crewe leaves at 23:00. 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.

What's the distance between London and Crewe by train?

Trains travelling from London to Crewe cover a distance of around 146 miles (236 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from London to Crewe

Train tickets from London to Crewe start at £9 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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 to Crewe 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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