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London to Dartford by train

  • First train
    04:50
  • Last train
    00:51
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    29m
  • Distance
    24 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    124
  • Avg. journey time
    44m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from London to Dartford by train

Fast trains from London to Dartford take around 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 24 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Dartford.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Dartford?

Direct trains from London to Dartford have been found.

We usually find around 137 direct trains on the route from London to Dartford every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 123 departures.

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

The London to Dartford train travel time is normally about 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dartford is usually scheduled to depart London around 04:50 and the last train is around 00:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 04:45, and the last at 00:51.

When to book London to Dartford 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 Dartford by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Dartford?

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

  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink

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.