London to Perth by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:52
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 50m

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.

Are there direct trains from London to Perth?

Journeys between London and Perth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 18 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 23 departures.

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.

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 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:25, and the last at 23:52.

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.

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:

  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • 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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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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