London to York bus

Cheap bus tickets from London to York

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Cheapest

23

Average

28

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to York is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
03:30PMLondon5h35 09:05PMYork
0 transfers
231One-way
Cheapest
06:30PMLondon5h25 11:55PMYork
0 transfers
231One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:00AMLondon6h23 02:23PMYork
1 transfer
251One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30AMLondon6h37 05:07PMYork
1 transfer
251One-way
07:30AMLondon6h23 01:53PMYork
1 transfer
281One-way

Bus schedule from London to York

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29
07:30AMLondon6h23 01:53PMYork
1 transfer
08:00AMLondon6h23 02:23PMYork
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08:30AMLondon6h23 02:53PMYork
1 transfer
09:30AMLondon6h29 03:59PMYork
1 transfer
10:30AMLondon6h37 05:07PMYork
1 transfer
12:00PMLondon6h18 06:18PMYork
1 transfer
01:30PMLondon5h57 07:27PMYork
1 transfer
03:30PMLondon5h35 09:05PMYork
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04:30PMLondon6h47 11:17PMYork
1 transfer
06:30PMLondon5h25 11:55PMYork
0 transfers
11:30PMLondon4h45 04:15AMYork
0 transfers
11:59PMLondon8h22 08:21AMYork
1 transfer

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Bus times from London to York

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

6 h 17 m

Buses per day

12

Distance

280 km

Of the 12 buses that leave London for York every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
11:30PMLondon4h45 04:15AMYork
0 transfers
321One-way
2nd Fastest
06:30PMLondon5h25 11:55PMYork
0 transfers
231One-way
03:30PMLondon5h35 09:05PMYork
0 transfers
231One-way
01:30PMLondon5h57 07:27PMYork
1 transfer
281One-way
12:00PMLondon6h18 06:18PMYork
1 transfer
311One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to York

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€19)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Megabus or National Express

Buses from London to York cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $18 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in York, Train Station.

Bus companies: FlixBus and National Express from London to York

For as little as $18 (€16) you can travel by bus from London to York with FlixBus and National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

London to York bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 55 min
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between London and York, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

London to York bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 5 min
  • Average Price: $18
  • National Express frequency: 2 a day

Buses 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 bus companies travel from London to York?

Only one company operates the London to York route: National Express. As the leading provider of bus travel across the UK, National Express offers passengers a comfortable travel experience, with personalised air conditioning, comfortable seating and spacious legroom. Many of the buses across their fleet also give passengers access to free WiFi, so they can stream and surf while they travel.

How long is the bus from London to York?

Journey times can vary slightly depending on whether passengers are traveling 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 buses are there from London to York?

Each day, National Express offers three buses from London to York. Passengers have a choice of morning, lunchtime or late-night departures, with the last traveling 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 buses from London to York?

Departure bus station: All buses depart from London Victoria bus Station, which is London's busiest bus 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 bus 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.

Travel Tips: Bus to York from London

Travel Tips: Take the bus to York 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 London to York.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to York buses for as little as $18 (€16)  in the next 7 days.
The bus price to York from London is on average $21 (€19)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The London to York bus distance is approximately 173 miles (279 km).
The London to York bus duration is on average 4 h 45 min, which is to be expected when traveling 173 miles (279 km) between London and York. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from London Victoria   to York, Train Station.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in York most often arrive at York, Train Station and need to travel around 0.6 miles (890 m) from this bus station to the city center.

If you're looking for buses from London to York, you can rely on Flixbus, Megabus or National Express to get you to York. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the London to York journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 2 direct buses per day from London to York with National Express, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
On average, there are 2 buses a day from London to York. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest bus from London to York at 12: 00 PM   or take the last bus from London to York leaving at 11: 30 PM. Look for the latest London to York bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets to York from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $21 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from London to York a few months in advance.

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