It takes an average of 1h 29m to travel from London to Peterborough by train, over a distance of around 74 miles (119 km). There are normally 227 trains per day travelling from London to Peterborough and tickets for this journey start from £15 when you book in advance.
74 miles (119 km)
227 trains per day
Direct trains available
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The train from London to Peterborough usually takes around 1h 30m but can take just 43m on the fastest Great Northern, Thameslink or LNER services, with around 229 trains running on this popular route per day. Trains are direct, so once you’re on board you can sit back, relax and stay connected with free WiFi available on most services.
If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times. You can also get a Railcard if you’re travelling by train more than a few times a year – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys.
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The average journey time by train between London and Peterborough is 1 hour and 29 minutes, with around 227 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 Peterborough is 44 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London to Peterborough can start from as little as £15 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 Peterborough without having to change trains. There are 227 direct trains from London to Peterborough each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London to Peterborough leaves at 04:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London to Peterborough leaves at 01:36. 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 Peterborough cover a distance of around 74 miles (119 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Peterborough to London.
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 Peterborough 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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