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.
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4 h 45 m
6 h 17 m
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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.
|Distance||173 miles (279 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$21 (€19)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, 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.
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.
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:
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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