London to Matlock by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 16m
  • Distance
    205 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from London to Matlock by train

Fast trains from London to Matlock take around 2 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 205 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Matlock.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Matlock?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from London to Matlock 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 44 departures.

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

The London to Matlock train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Matlock is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:45 and the last train is around 23:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:45, and the last at 23:00.

When to book London to Matlock 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 Matlock by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Matlock?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands 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.