Cheap bus tickets from London to York

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

Cheapest

$25

Average

$31

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 London to York will cost around $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 25.

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08:00AMLondon6h23 02:23PMYork
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$251One-way
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01:30PMLondon5h57 07:27PMYork
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$251One-way
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10:30AMLondon6h37 05:07PMYork
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$251One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:30PMLondon4h45 04:15AMYork
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$261One-way
12:00PMLondon6h09 06:09PMYork
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$281One-way

Bus schedule from London to York

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07:30AMLondon6h23 01:53PMYork
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08:00AMLondon6h23 02:23PMYork
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08:30AMLondon6h23 02:53PMYork
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09:30AMLondon6h29 03:59PMYork
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10:30AMLondon6h37 05:07PMYork
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12:00PMLondon6h09 06:09PMYork
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01:30PMLondon5h57 07:27PMYork
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04:30PMLondon6h47 11:17PMYork
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06:30PMLondon5h25 11:55PMYork
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11:30PMLondon4h45 04:15AMYork
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11:59PMLondon8h22 08:21AMYork
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Tue
Jan 25
$45London North Eastern Railway
$25National Express
$78British Airways
Wed
Jan 26
$45London North Eastern Railway
$25National Express
$157British Airways
Thu
Jan 27
$45London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$123British Airways
Fri
Jan 28
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$10Flixbus
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Sat
Jan 29
$45London North Eastern Railway
$10Flixbus
$97BA Cityflyer
Sun
Jan 30
$45London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
$82British Airways
Mon
Jan 31
$37London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$123Loganair
Tue
Feb 1
$20Grand Central Trains
$23National Express
$122Loganair
Wed
Feb 2
$37London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$82British Airways
Thu
Feb 3
$41London North Eastern Railway
$7Flixbus
$111British Airways
Fri
Feb 4
$54London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$78British Airways
Sat
Feb 5
$41London North Eastern Railway
$7Flixbus
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Sun
Feb 6
$45London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
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Mon
Feb 7
$37London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$78British Airways
Tue
Feb 8
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$23National Express
$66British Airways
Wed
Feb 9
$33London North Eastern Railway
$25National Express
$82British Airways
Thu
Feb 10
$20Grand Central Trains
$8Flixbus
$122Loganair
Fri
Feb 11
$41London North Eastern Railway
$10Flixbus
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Sat
Feb 12
$45London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$66British Airways
Sun
Feb 13
$45London North Eastern Railway
$14Flixbus
$69British Airways

Bus times from London to York

Showing times and prices for Jan 25

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

6 h 20 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

280 km

Of the 11 buses that leave London for York every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 280 km distance in an average of 6 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 22 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.

Fastest
11:30PMLondon4h45 04:15AMYork
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$261One-way
2nd Fastest
06:30PMLondon5h25 11:55PMYork
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$291One-way
01:30PMLondon5h57 07:27PMYork
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$251One-way
12:00PMLondon6h09 06:09PMYork
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$281One-way
08:00AMLondon6h23 02:23PMYork
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$251One-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$17 (€14)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from London to York cover the 173 miles (279 km) long route taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $17 (€14), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $8 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in York, Train Station.

Bus companies: National Express from London to York

National Express buses will get you from London to York from $8 (€6). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - York bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: $25

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets to York from London, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap bus between London and York cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to York buses for as little as $8 (€6)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus between London and York?

The London to York bus ticket price is on average $17 (€14)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How many miles is it from London to York by bus?

The bus distance from London to York is around 173 miles (279 km).

How long is a bus to York from London on average?

On average the London to York bus time is 4 h 45 min  covering the 173 miles (279 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure bus station in London and arrival bus station in York?

Omio customers book a bus from London Victoria   to York, Train Station   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the London bus station to York? Where is the York bus station?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival bus station in York, called York, Train Station, is located around 0.4 miles (625 m) away from its city center.

What bus companies offer a service between London and York?

When taking a bus from London to York, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to York. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between London and York and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

Can I find a direct bus from London to York?

Yes, you can look for direct buses from London to York with National Express  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

What are the first and last departure bus times from London to York?

The earliest bus departing from London to York leaves at 1: 30 PM. The last bus departing from London to York leaves at 11: 30 PM. You can find the latest London to York bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy bus tickets from London to York to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase bus tickets to York from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $17 (€14) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from London to York a few months in advance.