London to Salford by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Salford by train
Fast trains from London to Salford take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 262 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Salford.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Salford?
Journeys between London and Salford usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 41 departures on the route from London to Salford 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 43 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Salford?
The London to Salford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Salford train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Salford is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:16 and the last train is around 23:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:36, and the last at 21:51.
What's the London to Salford train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Salford are $42.26.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $85 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $42. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London to Salford 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 Salford by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Salford?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Salford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Northern Rail
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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