The cheapest buses from London to York

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£21

Average

£30

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 £ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 21.

2nd Cheapest
23:30London4h45 04:15York
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£211One-way
08:00London6h23 14:23York
1 changes
£231One-way
07:00London6h23 13:23York
1 changes
£231One-way
07:30London6h23 13:53York
1 changes
£251One-way
09:30London6h29 15:59York
1 changes
£281One-way

Timetable London to York

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07:00London6h23 13:23York
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07:30London6h23 13:53York
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08:00London6h23 14:23York
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08:30London6h23 14:53York
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09:30London6h29 15:59York
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10:30London6h37 17:07York
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16:00London6h17 22:17York
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16:30London6h47 23:17York
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18:30London5h25 23:55York
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23:30London4h45 04:15York
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23:59London8h22 08:21York
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
27 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£21National Express
£121Loganair
Thu
28 Oct
£65London North Eastern Railway
£14Flixbus
£121Loganair
Fri
29 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£14Flixbus
£121Loganair
Sat
30 Oct
£39London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£121Loganair
Sun
31 Oct
£39London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£121Loganair
Mon
1 Nov
£31Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£120Loganair
Tue
2 Nov
£65London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£89Loganair
Wed
3 Nov
£65London North Eastern Railway
£18National Express
£121Loganair
Thu
4 Nov
£65London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£89Loganair
Fri
5 Nov
£39London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£89Loganair
Sat
6 Nov
£33London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£89Loganair
Sun
7 Nov
£39London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£89Loganair
Mon
8 Nov
£43Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Tue
9 Nov
£30London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Thu
11 Nov
£30London North Eastern Railway
£7Flixbus
£89Loganair
Fri
12 Nov
£30London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£89Loganair
Sat
13 Nov
£27London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£89Loganair
Sun
14 Nov
£30London North Eastern Railway
£8Flixbus
£89Loganair
Mon
15 Nov
£30London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£89Loganair

The fastest buses from London to York

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

6 h 23 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

280 km

Of the 11 buses that leave London for York every day 2 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 6 h 23 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 22 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.

Fastest
23:30London4h45 04:15York
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£211One-way
18:30London5h25 23:55York
0 changes
£381One-way
16:00London6h17 22:17York
1 changes
£341One-way
08:30London6h23 14:53York
1 changes
£301One-way
08:00London6h23 14:23York
1 changes
£231One-way

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Coach Information between London and York

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage coach duration4 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£15 (€17)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from London to York cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £15, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £8. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in York, Train Station.

Coach companies

London to York with National Express

Travel from London to York from £8 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - York coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: £17

National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach between London and York are the following:

  • 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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FAQs
How much does a cheap coach between London and York cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between London and York for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to York on average?
If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to York coach to cost on average £15  one way.
What is the distance between London and York via coach?
You should expect to travel around 173 miles (279 km)  from London to York by coach.
How long is the coach to York from London?
While the time it takes to travel 173 miles (279 km) from London to York can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from London to York is on average 4 h 45 min.
Which coach station in London goes to York? Which coach station do I come into York from London?

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 the coach most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at York, Train Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which coach companies can take me from London to York?
For the journey from London to York you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between London and York on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure coach times from London to York?
You can take the first coach from London to York at 06: 00   or take the last coach from London to York leaving at 22: 30. Look for the latest London York coach times on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this trip.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket from London to York to get the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from London to York is on average £15 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets to York from London available a few months in advance.

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