Trains from London to Hamilton
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There are 16 daily trains from London to Hamilton. Traveling by train from London to Hamilton usually takes around 5 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Virgin Trains + Connections train can make the trip in 4 hours and 53 minutes.
|Distance||336 mi (541 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 53m|
|Most frequent service||Virgin Trains + Connections|
Which train should you take from London to Hamilton?
2 train services operate from London to Hamilton. Virgin Trains + Connections usually has more trains scheduled, with 12 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|London North Eastern Railway + Connections||4||6h 27m||$141.08|
|Virgin Trains + Connections||12||5h 26m||$200.67|
London North Eastern Railway + Connections
London North Eastern Railway + Connections train tickets from London to Hamilton start from $94, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 London North Eastern Railway + Connections schedules to Hamilton. London North Eastern Railway + Connections in London leaves from London Kings Cross . And in Hamilton trains arrive at Hamilton Central and one other train station.
From London to Hamilton train travel on London North Eastern Railway + Connections takes 6 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamilton faster, London North Eastern Railway + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 53 minutes.
Virgin Trains + Connections
Virgin Trains + Connections train tickets from London to Hamilton start from $188, and on average cost . Daily there are 12 Virgin Trains + Connections schedules to Hamilton. Virgin Trains + Connections in London leaves from London Euston . And in Hamilton trains arrive at Hamilton Central and one other train station.
From London to Hamilton train travel on Virgin Trains + Connections takes 5 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamilton faster, Virgin Trains + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 53 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from London to Hamilton 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 London to Hamilton?
The distance between London and Hamilton is approximately 336 miles, or 541 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 53 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from London to Hamilton. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday 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 London at 6:00am 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 London to Hamilton?
There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Hamilton to London.
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.
Where is the train station in London?
Main departure station: London Euston
There are two stations in London where you can board the train to Hamilton.
All train stations in London:
London Kings Cross
Where is the train station in Hamilton?
Main arrival station: Hamilton Central
Hamilton receives travelers from London at its two active train stations.
All train stations in Hamilton:
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