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Trip Summary

There are 57 daily trains from Chatham to London. Traveling by train from Chatham to London usually takes around one hour and 9 minutes, but the fastest Southeastern train can make the trip in 33 minutes.

Distance29 mi (47 km)
Fastest train0h 33m
Lowest price$7.95
Trains per day81
Most frequent serviceSoutheastern
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Chatham to London?

2 train services operate from Chatham to London. Southeastern usually has more trains scheduled, with 41 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Southeastern411h 2m$25.18
Thameslink171h 20m$23.35
  • Southeastern

    Southeastern

    Southeastern train tickets from Chatham to London start from $8, and on average cost . Daily there are 41 Southeastern schedules to London. Southeastern in Chatham leaves from Railway Street . And in London trains arrive at Victoria Rail Station and 17 other train stations.

    From Chatham to London train travel on Southeastern takes 1 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Southeastern offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 33 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Southeastern offers 68 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to London.

  • Thameslink

    Thameslink

    Thameslink train tickets from Chatham to London start from $17, and on average cost . Daily there are 17 Thameslink schedules to London. Thameslink in Chatham leaves from Railway Street . And in London trains arrive at Deptford Station and 18 other train stations.

    From Chatham to London train travel on Thameslink takes 1 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, Thameslink offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 33 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Thameslink offers 27 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to London.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chatham 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Chatham to London?

The distance between Chatham and London is approximately 29 miles, or 47 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 33 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to London.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Chatham to London on Wednesday. Tickets for Wednesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Monday. Monday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Chatham at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Chatham to London?

There are 57 scheduled trains on most days. 81 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 Chatham.

City Information

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Chatham?

Main departure station: Railway Street

There is one train station in Chatham.

All train stations in Chatham:

  • Railway Street

Where is the train station in London?

Main arrival station: Victoria Rail Station

There are more train stations and stops in London than most cities. Most trains from Chatham will stop at one (or more) of the 15 following stations in London:

All train stations in London:

  • Victoria Rail Station

  • Stratford International Station

  • Kentish Town Station

  • West Hampstead Thameslink Station

  • Charing Cross Train Station

  • Deptford Station

  • Cricklewood

  • Westcombe Park

  • Charlton

  • London Bridge Station

  • City Thameslink

  • Denmark Hill Station

  • Hither Green Station

  • Mill Hill Broadway Station

  • Maze Hill Station

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