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London to Saintes by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    14:22
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 50m
  • Distance
    643 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 35m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from London to Saintes by train

Fast trains from London to Saintes take around 6 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 643 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Saintes.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Saintes?

Journeys between London and Saintes usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from London to Saintes 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 12 departures.

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

The London to Saintes train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Saintes is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:40 and the last train is around 14:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:18, and the last at 14:22.

When to book London to Saintes train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Saintes by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Saintes?

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

  • Corail
  • Eurostar
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

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.