Train to Peterborough
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Bosting 3,000 years of history Peterborough is a treasure trove of culture and heritage. Its hugely impressive Norman cathedral has a uniquely painted ceiling of its nave and a towering west front. Take a train to Peterborough today and discover this charming city for yourself.
Train to Peterborough
Peterborough is ideally located on the East Coast Mainline that stretches between London and Edinburgh, and is served by 6 train operating companies. A train to Peterborough will be operated from one of the following: CrossCounty Trains, Virgin Trains East Coast, East Midlands Trains, Great Northern, First Hull Trains and Abellio Greater Anglia. Peterborough services from London will run from London King's Cross station. Peterborough railway station is located right the heart of the city and just a short walk from The Queensgate shopping centre, the cathedral and the city's district hospital.
Popular Trains to Peterborough
London (46m) 3-4 per hour direct
Cambridge (50m) 2 direct per hour
Doncaster (51m) 2-5 direct per hour
Leicester (59m) 1 direct per hour
Sheffield (1h22) 2-3 per hour (some direct)
Leeds (1h23) 2 per hour (1 direct)
Norwich (1h27) 1 direct per hour
Ipswich (1h35) 2-4 per hour (some direct)
Birmingham (1h54) 1 direct per hour
Newcastle (2h01) 1-4 per hour (most direct)
Brighton (2h27) 2 per hour (change at London)
Manchester (2h28) 2-3 per hour some direct
Edinburgh (3h41) 1-2 per hour direct
Why take a train to Peterborough?
With festivals, local and continental markets, modern shopping centres Peterborough ranks highly in the shopping stakes, coupled with over 2,000 acres of riverside parkland it is a diverse an exciting destination. While in Peterborough, Burghley House is definitely worth a visit, the stunning stately home and gardens were built by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer of Elizabeth I in the 16th century. The parklands are home to a herd of fallow deer and Burghley House plays host to various events throughout the year including: craft fairs, battle proms, falconry displays, car rallies and children’s workshops - something for everyone!