London to Retford by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Retford by train
Fast trains from London to Retford take around 1 hour and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 208 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Retford.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Retford?
Direct trains from London to Retford have been found.
We usually find around 30 direct trains on the route from London to Retford every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 38 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Retford?
The London to Retford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Retford train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Retford is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:50 and the last train is around 21:35.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:55, and the last at 22:00.
What's the London to Retford train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Retford are $17.73.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $20 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $27. 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 Retford 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 Retford by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Retford?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Retford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First Hull Trains
- London North Eastern Railway
- 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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