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Episode 31 – Guide to London’s principal train stations

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In episode 31 of the UK Travel Planning Podcast learn about 9 of London’s main train stations including Kings Cross, Euston and Paddington!

If you are planning train travel from London but are not familiar with the city it can be confusing to navigate its major London train stations.

Whether you plan to journey from London for a day trip by train to one of the popular cities or attractions nearby or for a longer rail adventure around the UK these are the train stations you will be using. It is also worth considering when planning your accommodation in London so you are not spending too much time crossing the city to access train services.

In this podcast learn about

  • Each of the principal train stations you may use if you are travelling from London to other destinations in the UK including Kings Cross, St Pancras and Liverpool Street Stations
  • The locations of each of the train stations
  • Which train stations connect to which London airports (for your arrival or departure)
  • Which areas of the country each station serves
  • Examples of travel times to popular UK destinations
  • Answers to commonly asked questions about rail travel in the UK

And here’s a cherry on top, an exclusive discount code UKTPPODCAST to get US$10 off our essential London guide and itinerary planner eBook.

So, plug in your headphones and prepare to ace your London trip planning!

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Episode 31 – Show Notes

Guide to London Train Stations

Topics covered in this episode include:

  • Each train station is discussed with information about its location, areas of the country it serves, and time to popular destinations. For more detailed information read the following article – Guide to London Train Stations
    • Euston
    • St Pancras/St Pancras International
    • Kings Cross
    • Liverpool Street Station
    • Charing Cross Station
    • Victoria Station
    • Paddington Station

We mentioned a lot of places in this episode including:

A PDF transcript of this episode is available to download here.

Useful resources


We also have some useful planning resources on this website plus previous podcasts about train travel in the UK

Podcast Episodes

  • Episode # 24Getting around London (A introduction to public transport)


London Train Stations
London Train Stations 1
St Pancras International
London Train Stations 2
Kings Cross

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