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from York to London

You can get from York to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from York to London on 26 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:25York4h55 06:20London
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£211One-way
Cheapest
17:25York6h25 23:50London
1 changes
£201One-way
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11:05York5h35 16:40London
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£291One-way
10:54York1h47 12:41London Kings Cross
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£621One-way
08:00York2h06 10:06London Kings Cross
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£651One-way

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Sun
26 Sep
£65London North Eastern Railway
£11Flixbus
£121Loganair
Mon
27 Sep
£37Grand Central Trains
£5Flixbus
£121Loganair
Tue
28 Sep
£37Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£121Loganair
Wed
29 Sep
£43Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£121Loganair
Thu
30 Sep
£34Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£121Loganair
Fri
1 Oct
£25Grand Central Trains
£6Flixbus
£89Loganair
Sat
2 Oct
£62Grand Central Trains
£5Flixbus
£89Loganair
Sun
3 Oct
£53London North Eastern Railway
£6Flixbus
£89Loganair
Mon
4 Oct
£34Grand Central Trains
£6Flixbus
£89Loganair
Tue
5 Oct
£21Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Wed
6 Oct
£21Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Thu
7 Oct
£21Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Fri
8 Oct
£31Grand Central Trains
£8Flixbus
£89Loganair
Sat
9 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£7Flixbus
£89Loganair
Sun
10 Oct
£45London North Eastern Railway
£7Flixbus
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Mon
11 Oct
£25Grand Central Trains
£5Flixbus
£89Loganair
Tue
12 Oct
£31Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Wed
13 Oct
£25Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Thu
14 Oct
£15Grand Central Trains
£17National Express
£89Loganair
Fri
15 Oct
£21Grand Central Trains
£7Flixbus
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Travel Information from York to London

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £90
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £90 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLoganair, Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) between York and London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Loganair, Flixbus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from York to London.

Travel from York to London: Journey Details

York and London are just over 336 kilometers apart and travelers in the UK can make the journey easily by train, bus, or airplane. Trains depart regularly from York Rail Station and take just over 2 hours to reach London Kings Cross. Coaches also depart from the station and are an affordable alternative to trains.

Return trips fromLondon to York are also available.

Coaches from York to London

Coaches from York to London run at almost hourly intervals every day. The route is operated by National Express. Passengers board the local service at York station and change to National Express coaches at Leeds. Coaches depart from early morning and an overnight service is available. The journey from York to London Victoria Coach Station takes just under 6 hours.

Trains from York to London

Trains from York to London are the easiest and most convenient way to travel between the two cities. Trains depart from York Railway Station in the city center and terminate at London Kings Cross Station. There are at least two trains per hour every day and the service is operated by Virgin East Coast with additional trains provided by Grand Central. The service runs from early morning until well into the evening.

Flights from York to London

British Airways offer direct flights from York to London which take approximately 4 hours top arrive in London. Flybe also offers indirect flights from York to London.

Travel Tips

Travel from York to London
Travel to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from York to London.
FAQs
How do I go from York to London?

There are 3 travel options from York to London: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from York to London?

The cheapest way from York to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £8 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is about £82 less than a flight, which costs on average £90 for this journey.

A coach journey is usually £38 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £45 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from York to London?

The fastest way from York to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options from York to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 4 h 45 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 1 h 52 min.

How far is it from York to London?

London is approximately 173 miles (279 km) away from York.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from York to London?

The average frequency per day from York to London is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to London from York as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from York? Where do I arrive in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from York to London:

  • Coaches most often depart from York at York, Train Station and arrive in London at London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from York and tend to arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can take me from York to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from York to London:

  • You can go to London from York by plane with Loganair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £90 with Loganair from York to London on Omio.
  • You can go to London from York by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £8 with Flixbus from York to London on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between York and London with London North Eastern Railway, and you can find London North Eastern Railway York to London tickets for £45 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from York to London?

Yes, there are direct routes from York to London with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to London with Flixbus or National Express with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to London with Grand Central Trains or London North Eastern Railway.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to London from York ends?
Your journey from York to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your York to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How early should I buy York to London tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between York and London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £90 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £45 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to London from York online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

York
London
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York Leeman Rd Coach Stop
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