Trains from London to Peterborough

London to Peterborough train information

London Peterborough train map

Train duration 0h48m
Arrival Peterborough, England
Departure London, England
Distance 74 Miles
Train operators Thameslink
Lowest train price from £16.90
Average train price £27.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains from London (London England) to Peterborough (East of England) are provided by Thameslink. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

How much times does it take?

On average, it takes normally 0h48m by train to cover the 74 miles to go to Peterborough from London. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 180 days is £16.90. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for London to Peterborough train tickets

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London - Peterborough prices calendar

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Train times London to Peterborough

When are the next trains to Peterborough?

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 2 trains from London to Peterborough are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first London Peterborough train is at 08:16 while the last train is at 08:46. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there may be less trains during weekends or bank holidays. Train companies can as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

London - Peterborough: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from London to Peterborough in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £12 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 39% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for London to Peterborough trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between London and Peterborough by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Peterborough to London and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount London - Peterborough train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your London Peterborough train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to assess the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a London Peterborough ticket is £26.08 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £26.08: £88/£26.08 = 3.37. You will need to make on average 4 trips from Peterborough to London (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

What is the cost of a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
London to Peterborough train £26.08 £17.39 £8.69 3.38

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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