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Christmas Eve Last Trains From London

The last direct trains from central London stations to major destinations in Britain on Christmas Eve, Sunday 24 December 2023. Please note: This information has been updated and is subject to further late notice changes, please check your entire journey is still possible before you travel

Major engineering work is taking place on Christmas Eve, Sunday 24 December, which will affect journeys to and from London Paddington and London Kings Cross stations. Amongst many other destinations, this will affect journeys to South Wales, Bristol, the West Country and Heathrow Airport; also Edinburgh, Leeds, Newcastle and Peterborough.

If you were planning on travelling to these destinations on Christmas Eve, you may have to use replacement buses, use services from alternative London terminals, and possibly change trains once or more during your journey. Where 'None Direct' is shown in the table below, you can plan your journey (which will show your changes of train etc.) using our Journey Planner.

Christmas Eve Last Trains From London

Destination

Last Train

From

Train Operator

Aberdeen

None Direct

Birmingham New St

Please check

17:39

Euston

Euston

London Northwestern

Avanti West Coast

Birmingham Moor St

20:00

Marylebone

Chiltern Railways

Brighton

19:46

19:51

Victoria

London Bdg

Southern

Thameslink

Bristol

None Direct

Cambridge

21:28

Liverpool St

Greater Anglia

Cardiff Central

None Direct

Crewe

17:42

Euston

Avanti West Coast

Edinburgh

09:52

Euston

Avanti West Coast

Exeter St Davids

18:20

Waterloo

South Western Railway

Gatwick Airport

19:46

20:15

Victoria

London Bdg

Southern

Thameslink

Glasgow Central

Please check

Euston

Avanti West Coast

Heathrow Airport

None Direct

Hull

12:30

St Pancras Int

Hull Trains

Ipswich

21:00

Liverpool St

Greater Anglia

Leeds

None Direct

Leicester

20:02

St Pancras Int

East Midlands Railway

Liverpool Lime St

17:42

Euston

Avanti West Coast

Luton

20:06

St Pancras Int

Thameslink

Manchester Picc

17:52

Euston

Avanti West Coast

Newcastle

None Direct

Northampton

17:56

Euston

London Northwestern

Norwich

21:00

Liverpool St

Greater Anglia

Oxford

20:12

Marylebone

Chiltern Railways

Peterborough

None Direct

Portsmouth Hbr

20:30

Waterloo

South Western Railway

Preston

Please check

Euston

Avanti West Coast

Reading

21:09

Waterloo

South Western Railway

Sevenoaks

21:46

Charing Cross

Southeastern

Sheffield

19:32

St Pancras Int

East Midlands Railway

Southampton Ctl

None Direct

Southend Vic

21:37

Liverpool St

Greater Anglia

Stansted Airport

23:25

Liverpool St

Greater Anglia

Swansea

None Direct

Windsor

20:44

Waterloo

South Western Railway

Worcester

None Direct

York

None Direct

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