London to Perth by train
Travelling from London to Perth by train
Fast trains from London to Perth take around 5 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 584 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Perth.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Perth?
Journeys between London and Perth usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 19 departures on the route from London to Perth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 24 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Perth?
The London to Perth train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Perth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Perth is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:53.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:25, and the last at 23:52.
What's the London to Perth train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Perth are $73.64.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $86, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book London to Perth 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 Perth by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Perth?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Perth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- Virgin East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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