London to Shortlands by train

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Travelling from London to Shortlands by train

Fast trains from London to Shortlands take around 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 15 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Shortlands.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Shortlands?

Direct trains from London to Shortlands have been found.

We usually find around 41 direct trains on the route from London to Shortlands every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 70 departures.

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

The London to Shortlands train travel time is normally about 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Shortlands is usually scheduled to depart London around 04:54 and the last train is around 00:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:16, and the last at 00:28.

When to book London to Shortlands 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 Shortlands by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Shortlands?

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