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Duration 38 min
Distance 12.1 miles
Average price £9
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Trafalgar Square and Shortlands takes 38 min and the fastest train takes 33 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Trafalgar Square to Shortlands. 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 Victoria
  2. Shortlands
48 min
£7 - £17

Trafalgar Square to Shortlands train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Trafalgar Square and Shortlands. The earliest departure is at 17:49 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Trafalgar Square is at 23:49 which arrives into Shortlands at 00:23. All services require a transfer at Victoria Underground Station and take an average of 38 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Trafalgar Square station to Shortlands. However, there are services departing from Embankment station and arriving at Shortlands via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Trafalgar Square and Shortlands is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.1 miles.

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Trafalgar Square to Shortlands train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Victoria station.

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Trafalgar Square to Shortlands train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Shortlands station.

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There are 29825+ hotels available in Shortlands. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Trafalgar Square and Shortlands?

Southeastern operates a train from London Victoria to Shortlands every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £15 and the journey takes 25 min. Thameslink also services this route 5 times a week.
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