Timetable London to York

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07:00London5h10 12:10York
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16:30London5h15 21:45York
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The fastest buses from London to York

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Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

4 h 58 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

280 km

Of the 4 buses that leave London for York every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 280 km distance in an average of 4 h 58 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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17:00London4h45 21:45York
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£61One-way
Fastest
07:25London4h45 12:10York
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£41One-way
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07:00London5h10 12:10York
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£41One-way
16:30London5h15 21:45York
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£61One-way

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24 Jul
£65London North Eastern Railway
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25 Jul
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26 Jul
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27 Jul
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28 Jul
£33London North Eastern Railway
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29 Jul
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30 Jul
£44London North Eastern Railway
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31 Jul
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1 Aug
£44London North Eastern Railway
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2 Aug
£44London North Eastern Railway
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3 Aug
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4 Aug
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5 Aug
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6 Aug
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7 Aug
£27London North Eastern Railway
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8 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
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Mon
9 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
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10 Aug
£27London North Eastern Railway
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11 Aug
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Thu
12 Aug
£33London North Eastern Railway
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13 Aug
£32London North Eastern Railway
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The cheapest buses from London to York

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Cheapest

£4

Average

£5

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to York will cost around £ 5 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.

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07:00London5h10 12:10York
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£41One-way
Cheapest
07:25London4h45 12:10York
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£41One-way
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17:00London4h45 21:45York
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£61One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:30London5h15 21:45York
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£61One-way

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Coach Information from London to York

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£5 (€6)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from London to York cover the 173 miles (279 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £5, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in York, Train Station.

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Travel with National Express between London and York

You can travel by coach between London and York with National Express for as low as £4. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel from London to York? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the journey on Omio to find the best deals on coaches between London and York. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 173 miles (279 km) between London and York.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the London to York coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from London to York due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Coaches from London to York

Rich in Roman and Viking heritage and surrounded by contemporary independent shops, York is an attractive city for a short break. With several departures from the heart of London direct to York in as little as five hours 25 minutes, National Express makes visiting the Yorkshire city easy. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they can expect three departures per day from the UK's largest provider of bus travel.

Which coach companies travel from London to York?

Only one company operates the London to York route: National Express. As the leading provider of coach travel across the UK, National Express offers passengers a comfortable travel experience, with personalised air conditioning, comfortable seating and spacious legroom. Many of the coaches across their fleet also give passengers access to free WiFi, so they can stream and surf while they travel.

How long is the coach from London to York?

Journey times can vary slightly depending on whether passengers are travelling during peak commuter times when traffic is most congested. The fastest journey is the late-night departure with a journey time of five hours 25 minutes. The longest advertised journey time is 20 minutes more at five hours 45 minutes.

How many coaches are there from London to York?

Each day, National Express offers three coaches from London to York. Passengers have a choice of morning, lunchtime or late-night departures, with the last travelling through the night to arrive in York before 5:00 a.m. the following morning. Services continue throughout the weekend with no change to journey time or the departure schedule.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from London to York?

Departure bus station: All buses depart from London Victoria Coach Station, which is London's busiest coach station. Victoria is found nestled in the heart of Westminster, a short walk from many tourist attractions including St. James's Park. Travel to and from the station is easy with numerous bus links. Victoria train station is a short five-minute walk away and has links to the London Underground on several lines. Station facilities include several shops and dining options, as well as toilets and baby change facilities.

Arrival bus station: All services terminate at York, directly in the centre of town, opposite the rail station for easy onward travel. The coach station facilities are very minimal, but the proximity from the train station and the town centre should allow passengers access to anything they may need.

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Buses from London to York
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FAQs
How much does a cheap coach to York from London cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from London to York for as little as £4  in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from London to York cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between London and York is £5  one way.
What is the distance from London to York via coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to York from London via coach to be approximately 173 miles (279 km).
How long is the coach from London to York?
The London to York coach duration is on average 4 h 50 min, which is to be expected when travelling 173 miles (279 km) between London and York. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which coach station from London to York do I depart from? Which York coach station from London do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from London Victoria   to York, Train Station.

Where is the coach station in London to go to York? Where is the coach station in York located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at York, Train Station and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in York.

What coach companies offer a service from London to York?
Take the London to York coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route from London to York as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct coach from London to York?
If you’re looking for a direct coach from London to York, consider travelling with Flixbus or National Express. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
What time is the earliest coach from London to York? What time is the last coach from London to York?
The earliest coach departing from London to York leaves at 06: 00. The last coach departing from London to York leaves at 22: 59. You can find the latest London to York coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket to York from London to get the best deals?
If you book a coach ticket to York from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £5 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from London to York are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
York
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City