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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 York to London will cost around £ 76 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 72.
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1 h 52 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave York for London 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 2 h but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 52 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 9 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.
|Distance||173 miles (279 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||£49 (€55)|
|Train providers||London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains|
Trains from York to London cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £49, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in London Victoria.
There are two direct trains from York to London each day during the week and at weekends. The service is part of the main Edinburgh to London route and is run by Virgin Trains East Coast. Grand Central, a subsidiary company of Arriva Trains UK, also runs 5 trains each day on this route. An average trip from York to London by train takes approximately 2 hours.
London is one of the UK's most exciting destinations. Iconic sights like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Tower Bridge, plus impressive museums and galleries, great shopping and entertainment and attractions like the London Eye, ZSL London Zoo and the South Bank ensure that there is something to appeal to everyone. All trains from York to London arrive at Kings Cross Station in central London. The station is directly opposite St. Pancras International making it highly convenient for those wishing to travel by Eurostar to Paris or Brussels. Any part of the capital can be reached quickly using TFL London Underground (District and Circle, Hammersmith & City, Victoria, Bakerloo, Piccadilly and Northern lines) and local buses services including 10, 46 and 73 stop nearby. There is also a taxi rank at the west side of the station.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from York and arrive in London Victoria.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from York and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.
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