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trains to London

the UK's capital of culture, history and so much more

London really has it all, from iconic sights and museums to vibrant markets like Camden and Portobello. Explore the city's diverse shopping options on Oxford Street, savour global cuisine, or see a play in the West End. Book travel to London with Lumo, and with connections from Edinburgh, Morpeth, Newcastle, and Stevenage it’s impossible to miss out.

top things to do in London

Summer train travel to London
Chelsea Flower Show
Explore the stunning show gardens and check out garden designers weaving eco-friendly materials into their creations.
Harry Potter London
Palace Theatre
This historic venue in West End hosts world-class productions, including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
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Sky Garden
Enjoy a 360-degree view of the iconic London skyline from the capital's highest public garden.
Convent Garden

top London food and drinks guide

Toot Bus Bar
The Bus Bar Tour in London is a unique and enjoyable way to explore the city's vibrant nightlife while riding aboard a converted vintage double-decker bus. During this experience, you can hop on the bus with fellow travellers and enjoy a fun-filled evening of drinks and entertainment.
Piccadilly Circus
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Dishoom is a popular restaurant in London that pays homage to the Irani cafés of Bombay. It offers a delightful fusion of Indian flavours and British dining culture. Known for its warm and vintage ambience, Dishoom serves up an array of delicious dishes. It’s a must-visit spot for those craving a taste of India in the heart of London. 
High Street Kensington
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Mildred's is a renowned vegan restaurant in London, known for its affordability and central locations. With branches in various areas of the city, including Soho, Mildred's offers a diverse and flavourful vegan menu. Guests can choose from an array of plant-based options, such as vegan burgers, international dishes, and mouth-watering desserts.
King’s Cross
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lumo value

Newcastle to London King's Cross

from £29.90

available Tuesday 8 October

Edinburgh to London King's Cross

from £34.90

available Tuesday 8 October

Morpeth to London King's Cross

from £29.90

available Tuesday 8 October


You can view live train times to London here. Here you can check live service updates with any delays or disruptions which may affect your selected journey. Click through to Lumo JourneyCheck, where you can search for disruption by journey or by disruption from other operators.


Follow us on Twitter, for notified updates to keep you updated while travelling on our trains. If you are travelling in advance to London please check our timetable with all current engineering works that may be affecting your travel.

Our most popular station is London King's Cross. Lumo runs five direct services a day from London King's Cross to all other destinations we operate to, including Newcastle Central Station and Edinburgh Waverley. If you need to travel to other London stations, you can book connecting journeys with us for tickets with other operators. You'll need to have a separate ticket for this part of your journey, as your Lumo train ticket is only valid on Lumo services. We recommend booking both your Lumo ticket and your ticket with the other operator together all in one booking to make the biggest saving!

You can book connecting journeys to many stations all across London with us. If you need information on all London Stations, you can search by station and see our station guides here.

Popular train stations for connecting journeys:

  • London St Pancras (STP)
  • London Euston (EUS)
  • London Charing Cross (CHX)
  • London Liverpool Street (LST)
  • London Terminals (LON)

Book train tickets here.

We offer connecting journeys for when travelling in and around London. You can add the Underground or DLR (Zone 1-6) to your booking, by selecting your preferred zone(s) as your arrival destination. The appropriate ticket will be selected for your journey, all you need to do is make a seat reservation for the Lumo leg of your journey and confirm booking. Book here.

You can also purchase a Travelcard or Visitor Oyster card with Transport for London. Valid in travel zones, it allows unlimited travel across almost all public transport across the whole of Greater London for a day, including tube, bus and other rail operators. London Travelcards from £13.90.

Lumo prefers to be your affordable option when travelling along the East Coast by train. You’ll find that mostly Lumo train tickets will be the cheapest ticket available. You can see the cheap ticket option easily in ticket search results just look out for the tag "Cheapest". We also recommend booking your tickets as far in advance as possible to secure the best deals.

Other things to consider are using a Railcard and choosing off-peak times when booking. You can find out more about Railcards on this page.
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