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London to Rochester by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    00:40
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    31m
  • Distance
    46 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    52
  • Avg. journey time
    56m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from London to Rochester by train

Fast trains from London to Rochester take around 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 46 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Rochester.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Rochester?

Direct trains from London to Rochester have been found.

We usually find around 92 direct trains on the route from London to Rochester every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 81 departures.

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

The London to Rochester train travel time is normally about 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Rochester is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:12 and the last train is around 00:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 07:07, and the last at 00:40.

When to book London to Rochester 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 Rochester by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Rochester?

More than one train company operates on the route from London to Rochester, 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.

Rochester to London by train

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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.