Nelson to London by train

  • First train
    05:27
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 40m
  • Distance
    294 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    24
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nelson to London by train

Fast trains from Nelson to London take around 3 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 294 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nelson and London.

1. Are there direct trains from Nelson to London?

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

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Nelson to London 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 22 departures.

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

The Nelson to London train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to London is usually scheduled to depart Nelson around 05:27 and the last train is around 23:16. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Nelson to London 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 Nelson to London by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nelson and London?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Virgin 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.