The cheapest trains from London to York

Showing times and prices for 13 Jun

Cheapest

£44

Average

£53

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 £ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.

Cheapest
09:30London Kings Cross2h02 11:32York
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£441One-way
09:22London Kings Cross1h56 11:18York
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£531One-way
09:00London Kings Cross1h48 10:48York
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£531One-way
08:48London Kings Cross1h45 10:33York
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£531One-way
10:00London Kings Cross1h48 11:48York
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£651One-way

Timetable London to York

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08:48London Kings Cross1h45 10:33York
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09:00London Kings Cross1h48 10:48York
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09:22London Kings Cross1h56 11:18York
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09:30London Kings Cross2h02 11:32York
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10:00London Kings Cross1h48 11:48York
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12 Jun
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13 Jun
£45London North Eastern Railway
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Mon
14 Jun
£47Grand Central Trains
£15National Express
£88British Airways
Tue
15 Jun
£45London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Wed
16 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£75British Airways
Thu
17 Jun
£45London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Fri
18 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£122Loganair
Sat
19 Jun
£53London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£89Loganair
Sun
20 Jun
£64London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£119British Airways
Mon
21 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£89Loganair
Tue
22 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£89Loganair
Wed
23 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£73British Airways
Thu
24 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£75British Airways
Fri
25 Jun
£44London North Eastern Railway
£15National Express
£78British Airways
Sat
26 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£65British Airways
Sun
27 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£88British Airways
Mon
28 Jun
£27London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£69British Airways
Tue
29 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£89British Airways
Wed
30 Jun
£33London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
£79British Airways
Thu
1 Jul
£26London North Eastern Railway
£17National Express
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Fri
2 Jul
£32London North Eastern Railway
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£84British Airways

The fastest trains from London to York

Showing times and prices for 13 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 45 m

Average

1 h 51 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

280 km

Of the 5 trains that leave London for York every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 280 km distance in an average of 1 h 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 45 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 2 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
08:48London Kings Cross1h45 10:33York
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£531One-way
09:00London Kings Cross1h48 10:48York
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£531One-way
10:00London Kings Cross1h48 11:48York
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£651One-way
09:22London Kings Cross1h56 11:18York
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£531One-way
09:30London Kings Cross2h02 11:32York
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£441One-way

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Journey Summary

London to York Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
2 hours 6 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £32
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:York
Distance:280 km
Train Companies:London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Trains

Trains from London and York

A regular and frequent train service operates between London and York, with trains departing London Kings Cross not long after 6:00 a.m. on weekdays, and the last direct train of the day leaving London at approximately 11:00 p.m.  Most services are direct, and the fastest journey times are less than two hours. There are two to three trains between London and York per hour throughout peak times of the day.

Which train companies travel from London to York?

Services from London to York are operated by First Hull Trains, Grand Central Trains, and London North Eastern Railway (LNER). The LNER service provides most trains, and around three trains leave Kings Cross every hour.

How long is the train journey from London to York?

Most train services from London to York are direct, and journeys can take just under 1 hour 50 minutes. The distance from London to York is just over 208 miles, so this high-speed service is the ideal solution for travellers wanting to avoid traffic congestion and relax throughout the journey.

How many trains are there from London to York?

On average week days there are approximately 39 trains between London and York, and only a couple of these require changes. Weekend travel may mean journeys are a little longer, and the first train from London to York on Sundays leaves Kings Cross Station at later time than in the week. A frequent service does still operate between London and York at weekends, with approximately 33 trains per day.

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

Departure train station: King Cross is the departure station for trains travelling from London to York and is well served by London public transport networks, including London Underground, buses, and taxis. There is cycle parking available on some platforms, and the closest car park is at St Pancras, which is just opposite Kings Cross. A vibrant shopping mall at Kings Cross is home to a number of retailers, including Boots, Costa, and Pandora. A range of restaurants and fast food outlets can also be found at the station. Kings Cross has good disabled access and passengers can also arrange assistance by booking 24 hours in advance.

Arrival train station: York railway station is located on Station Road in the centre of town, making it easy for most passengers to walk into the city centre.  Station facilities include trolleys, refreshments, ATMs, and shops.

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Trains from London to York
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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from London to York cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to York from London for as low as £44  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from London to York on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between London and York is £52  one way.
What is the distance to York from London via train?
The train distance from London to York is around 173 miles (279 km).
How long is the train journey from London to York?
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 train duration from London to York is on average 1 h 48 min.
When travelling by train from London to York, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in York do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in York.

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

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

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

What train providers offer a service to York from London?
If you're looking for trains from London to York, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Trains or East Midlands Trains to get you to York. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to York trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any London to York direct trains?
Yes, you can look for direct trains from London to York with London North Eastern Railway  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
When is the earliest train from London to York? When is the last train from London to York?
The first London to York train departs at 07: 00   and the last train from London to York leaves at 10: 00. Check out the most up-to-date London to York train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets from London to York to score the best deals?
If you buy London to York train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £52. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to York from London. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
York
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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Refreshments
London Euston
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Refreshments
London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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 Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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
London Paddington
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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 Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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 Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176