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Duration 1h 15m
Distance 51.8 miles
Average price £35
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Waterloo Station and Alton takes 1h 15m and the fastest train takes 1h 6m. There is a train service every few hours from Waterloo Station 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 16m
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£20 - £45

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Alton. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Alton is 45 miles. The road distance is 51.8 miles.

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

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Waterloo Station to Alton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Alton station.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Alton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Waterloo Station and Alton?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Alton hourly. Tickets cost £20 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 16m.
Train operators
South Western Railway
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Estimated price
£20 - £45

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