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Duration 4h 11m
Distance 233.7 miles
Average price £216
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between London and Nelson takes 4h 11m and the fastest train takes 3h 27m. There is a train service every few hours from London to Nelson. 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 Euston
  2. Preston
  3. Nelson
3h 51m
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£90 - £285

London to Nelson train times

Trains run hourly between London Euston and Nelson. The earliest departure is at 14:10 in the afternoon, and the last departure from London Euston is at 20:31 which arrives into Nelson at 09:03. All services require a transfer at Preston and take an average of 4h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Nelson. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Nelson via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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The distance between London and Nelson is 184 miles. The road distance is 233.7 miles.

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London to Nelson train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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London to Nelson train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Nelson station.

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