London to York bus

Sun, 19 May
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Cheap coach tickets from London to York

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from London to York is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Megabus
07:356h48
London
14:23York
£161One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
Megabus
07:007h23
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:23York
£221One-way
1 change
National Express
09:306h22
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:52York
£251One-way
1 change
National Express
11:306h19
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:49York
£291One-way
1 change
National Express
08:306h22
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:52York
£291One-way
1 change

Bus timetableLondon to York

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 19 May
Megabus
07:007h23
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:23York
1 change
National Express
07:306h22
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:52York
1 change
Megabus
07:356h48
London
14:23York
1 change
National Express
08:306h22
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:52York
1 change
National Express
09:306h22
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:52York
1 change
National Express
10:306h22
London, Victoria Coach Station
16:52York
1 change
National Express
11:306h19
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:49York
1 change
National Express
12:306h16
London, Victoria Coach Station
18:46York
1 change
National Express
13:306h16
London, Victoria Coach Station
19:46York
1 change
National Express
14:306h11
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:41York
1 change
National Express
15:305h20
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:50York
0 changes
National Express
16:306h01
London, Victoria Coach Station
22:31York
1 change
National Express
17:305h51
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:21York
1 change
National Express
18:305h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:55York
0 changes
National Express
23:304h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:15York
0 changes
National Express
23:598h10
London, Victoria Coach Station
08:09York
1 change

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Bus times from London to York

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

6 h 15 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

280 km

Of the 16 buses that leave London for York every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
23:304h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:15York
£321One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
National Express
15:305h20
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:50York
£351One-way
0 changes
National Express
18:305h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:55York
£301One-way
0 changes
National Express
17:305h51
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:21York
£391One-way
1 change
National Express
16:306h01
London, Victoria Coach Station
22:31York
£411One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from London to York

distanceDistance173 miles
durationAverage coach duration4 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus or FlixBus

Coaches from London to York cover the 173 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £7, but the average price of coach tickets is £28. Travellers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in York, Rail Station.

Coach companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus London to York

Travel between London and York from £22 with Omio’s coach partners National Express, Megabus and FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

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.

FAQs: London to York coach

FAQs: Take the bus from London to York with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London to York.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from London to York can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for London to York is £28; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from London to York is 4 h 45 min   to travel the 173 mile long trip, with around there is 1 coach per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from London to York leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from London to York leaves at 23: 30.
Yes, there is 1 direct coach a day from London to York with National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct coaches.
For the trip from London to York you can take a coach with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from London to York on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from London, you have various coach station options to start your route from including London, Victoria Coach Station, Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station and London, Golders Green Station. When arriving in York, you can end your trip in coach stations like York, Rail Station, York, Train Station and York, Leeman Road.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at York, Rail Station, located 0.5 miles (786 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to York from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 45 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from London to York is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between London and York including taking a train, coach or flight.

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