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London to Gainsborough by train

  • First train
    05:55
  • Last train
    23:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 48m
  • Distance
    213 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from London to Gainsborough by train

Fast trains from London to Gainsborough take around 1 hour and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 213 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Gainsborough.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Gainsborough?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from London to Gainsborough every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The London to Gainsborough train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Gainsborough is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:55 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 05:55, and the last at 22:35.

When to book London to Gainsborough 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 London to Gainsborough by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Gainsborough?

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

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Gainsborough to London by train

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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.