Want to find out more about taking the train from London to Hartlepool? Look no further.
You'll usually find 12 trains per day running between London and Hartlepool, which usually take 6 hours 59 minutes to complete the 224 miles (361 km) journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 54 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. 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. London North Eastern Railway, Lumo or Greater Anglia are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from London to Hartlepool start from £18.00 when you book in advance. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard can also help you save.
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The average journey time by train between London and Hartlepool is 3 hours and 4 minutes, with around 12 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 London to Hartlepool is 2 hours and 54 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London to Hartlepool can start from as little as £18 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 London to Hartlepool without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from London to Hartlepool each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London to Hartlepool leaves at 06:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London to Hartlepool leaves at 19:27. 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 London to Hartlepool cover a distance of around 224 miles (361 km) during the journey.
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 Hartlepool is right for you.
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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