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Duration 1h 30m
Distance 56.5 miles
Average price £37
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Kings Cross and Alton takes 1h 30m and the fastest train takes 1h 25m. There is an hourly train service from Kings Cross to Alton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. London Waterloo
  2. Alton
1h 49m
£22 - £47

Kings Cross to Alton train times

Trains run hourly between Kings Cross and Alton. The earliest departure is at 19:40 in the evening, and the last departure from Kings Cross is at 23:10 which arrives into Alton at 00:40. All services require a transfer at Waterloo Underground Station and take an average of 1h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Kings Cross station to Alton. However, there are services departing from Euston station and arriving at Alton via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Kings Cross and Alton is 46 miles. The road distance is 56.5 miles.

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Kings Cross to Alton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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Kings Cross to Alton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Alton station.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Alton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Kings Cross and Alton?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Alton hourly. Tickets cost £20 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 17m.
Train operators
South Western Railway
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Estimated price
£20 - £45

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