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London to Chartres by train

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    19:01
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 26m
  • Distance
    360 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 1m
  • Train operators

Travelling from London to Chartres by train

Fast trains from London to Chartres take around 4 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 360 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Chartres.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Chartres?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from London to Chartres 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 14 departures.

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

The London to Chartres train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Chartres is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:40 and the last train is around 18:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:18, and the last at 19:01.

When to book London to Chartres train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Chartres by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Chartres?

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

  • Eurostar
  • TER
  • 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.