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Train Information to York from London

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Trains or East Midlands Trains

Trains from London to York cover the 173 miles (279 km) long route taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Trains or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £45, but the average price of train tickets is £60. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in York.

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 £45  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from London to York?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to York train price to come in at an average of £60  one way.
What is the distance by train from London to York?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to York via train to be approximately 173 miles (279 km).
How long does it take from London to York by train?
On average the London to York train time is 1 h 53 min  covering the 173 miles (279 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the London to York train leave from? Which York train station do I come into from London?

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

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in York located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at York, located 0.4 miles (607 m) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from London to York?
For the route from London to York you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central Trains or East Midlands Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between London and York on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any London to York direct train services?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day from London to York. If you’re looking for a direct train from London to York, consider travelling with London North Eastern Railway. Non-stop train 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 train tickets.
How many train services per day are there from London to York?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from London to York. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket to York from London to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from London to York within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £60 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to York from London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
York
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip to York from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139