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Slough - London Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 20 daily trains from Slough to London. Traveling by train from Slough to London usually takes around 25 minutes, but the fastest Great Western Railway train can make the trip in 18 minutes.

Distance20 mi (32 km)
Fastest train0h 18m
Lowest price$12.55
Trains per day36
Most frequent serviceTfL Railway
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Slough to London?

2 train services operate from Slough to London. TfL Railway usually has more trains scheduled, with 19 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Great Western Railway10h 18m$12.55
TfL Railway190h 25m$13.89
  • Great Western Railway

    Great Western Railway

    Great Western Railway train tickets from Slough to London start from $13, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Great Western Railway schedules to London. Great Western Railway in Slough leaves from Brunel Way . And in London trains arrive at Ealing Broadway .

    From Slough to London train travel on Great Western Railway takes 0 hours and 18 minutes.

  • TfL Railway

    TfL Railway

    TfL Railway train tickets from Slough to London start from $13, and on average cost . Daily there are 19 TfL Railway schedules to London. TfL Railway in Slough leaves from Burnham Station and one other station. And in London trains arrive at Ealing Broadway .

    From Slough to London train travel on TfL Railway takes 0 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, TfL Railway offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 18 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Slough to London during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Slough to London?

The distance between Slough and London is approximately 20 miles, or 32 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to London.

When are trains the most crowded?

Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Slough to London. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Slough at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Slough to London?

There are 20 scheduled trains on most days. 36 of these are direct connections to London. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from London to Slough.

City Information


One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Slough?

Main departure station: Burnham Station

There are two stations in Slough where you can board the train to London.

All train stations in Slough:

  • Burnham Station

  • Brunel Way

Where is the train station in London?

Main arrival station: Ealing Broadway

London has one train station.

Train stations in London:

  • Ealing Broadway

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