Bury St Edmunds to London by train

  • First train
    05:31
  • Last train
    23:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 36m
  • Distance
    100 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 5m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bury St Edmunds to London by train

Fast trains from Bury St Edmunds to London take around 1 hour and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 100 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bury St Edmunds and London.

1. Are there direct trains from Bury St Edmunds to London?

Journeys between Bury St Edmunds and London usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Bury St Edmunds to London every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 42 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bury St Edmunds to London?

The Bury St Edmunds to London train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bury St Edmunds to London train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to London is usually scheduled to depart Bury St Edmunds around 05:31 and the last train is around 23:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bury St Edmunds around 05:49, and the last at 23:33.

When to book Bury St Edmunds to London train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bury St Edmunds to London by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bury St Edmunds and London?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bury St Edmunds to London, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • Other
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.