Kilmarnock to London by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 14m
  • Distance
    540 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Kilmarnock to London by train

Fast trains from Kilmarnock to London take around 5 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 540 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kilmarnock and London.

1. Are there direct trains from Kilmarnock to London?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Kilmarnock to London every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Kilmarnock to London?

The Kilmarnock to London train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Kilmarnock to London train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to London is usually scheduled to depart Kilmarnock around 05:22 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kilmarnock around 05:22, and the last at 00:08.

When to book Kilmarnock to London 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 Kilmarnock to London by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kilmarnock and London?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

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