London to Dartford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:50
  • Last train
    00:54
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    32m

Travelling from London to Dartford by train

The fastest trains from London to Dartford take around 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 24 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Dartford.

Direct trains run between London and Dartford.

We usually find around 116 direct trains on the route from London to Dartford every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 112 departures. The duration is normally about 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dartford is usually scheduled to depart London around 04:50 and the last train is around 00:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 04:50, and the last at 00:57.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book London to Dartford 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 London to Dartford by train.

Which trains operate between London and Dartford?

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

  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink

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

Find journey information for Dartford to London

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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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