Britain’s first high speed train service is here.
It's quick, easy and more affordable than you might think.
High speed tickets
High speed doesn’t mean high prices. And Season ticket holders can upgrade to high speed for a small supplement. High speed ticket details
High speed services are available from London St Pancras
This is the UK’s first high speed domestic train service and it has dramatically reduced journey times from Kent to London.
Travelling at up to 140mph, the journey time from Ashford International to London is now just 37 minutes. And Ebbsfleet International to London takes only 17 minutes. More high speed journey times
The trains run on High Speed 1 (HS1), the UK’s first high speed rail line between London St Pancras and Kent. Find out more about HS1
St Pancras has more tube connections than any other London overground station and has excellent bus and rail links.
And the DLR extension at Stratford International is now open, meaning easy access to Canary Wharf and Docklands. Find out more on the DLR - Stratford International extension.