Christchurch to London by train

  • First train
    05:23
  • Last train
    22:20
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 50m
  • Distance
    145 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 10m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Christchurch to London by train

Fast trains from Christchurch to London take around 1 hour and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 145 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Christchurch and London.

1. Are there direct trains from Christchurch to London?

Direct trains from Christchurch to London have been found.

We usually find around 31 direct trains on the route from Christchurch to London every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Christchurch to London?

The Christchurch to London train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Christchurch to London train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to London is usually scheduled to depart Christchurch around 05:20 and the last train is around 22:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Christchurch around 05:50, and the last at 22:20.

When to book Christchurch 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 Christchurch to London by train.

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Which train companies operate between Christchurch and London?

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

  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

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.

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