The cheapest buses from London to York

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Cheapest

$26

Average

$32

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 $ 32 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

Cheapest
12:00PMLondon6h09 06:09PMYork
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$261One-way
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01:30PMLondon6h22 07:52PMYork
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$261One-way
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08:00AMLondon6h23 02:23PMYork
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$261One-way
Cheapest
07:00AMLondon6h23 01:23PMYork
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$261One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:30AMLondon6h37 05:07PMYork
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$281One-way

Timetable London to York

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07:00AMLondon6h23 01:23PMYork
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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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01:30PMLondon6h22 07:52PMYork
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04:00PMLondon6h17 10:17PMYork
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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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Mon
Oct 18
$87Grand Central Trains
$32National Express
$124Loganair
Tue
Oct 19
$91London North Eastern Railway
$26National Express
$124Loganair
Wed
Oct 20
$91London North Eastern Railway
$26National Express
$124Loganair
Thu
Oct 21
$91London North Eastern Railway
$8Flixbus
$124Loganair
Fri
Oct 22
$54London North Eastern Railway
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Sat
Oct 23
$54London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$124Loganair
Sun
Oct 24
$69London North Eastern Railway
$20Flixbus
$124Loganair
Mon
Oct 25
$87Grand Central Trains
$26National Express
$124Loganair
Tue
Oct 26
$91London North Eastern Railway
$26National Express
$124Loganair
Wed
Oct 27
$91London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$124Loganair
Thu
Oct 28
$91London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$124Loganair
Fri
Oct 29
$46London North Eastern Railway
$10Flixbus
$124Loganair
Sat
Oct 30
$46London North Eastern Railway
$10Flixbus
$124Loganair
Sun
Oct 31
$54London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
$124Loganair
Mon
Nov 1
$43Grand Central Trains
$23National Express
$124Loganair
Wed
Nov 3
$46London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$124Loganair
Thu
Nov 4
$46London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$124Loganair
Fri
Nov 5
$46London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$124Loganair
Sat
Nov 6
$37London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$124Loganair
Sun
Nov 7
$54London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$124Loganair

The fastest buses from London to York

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

6 h 21 m

Buses per day

13

Distance

280 km

Of the 13 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 21 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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$291One-way
2nd Fastest
06:30PMLondon5h25 11:55PMYork
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$361One-way
12:00PMLondon6h09 06:09PMYork
1 changes
$261One-way
04:00PMLondon6h17 10:17PMYork
1 changes
$351One-way
01:30PMLondon6h22 07:52PMYork
1 changes
$261One-way

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Bus Information to York from London

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€16)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from London to York cover the 173 miles (279 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $8 (€6), but the average price of bus tickets is $19 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in York, Train Station.

Bus companies

London to York with National Express

Travel from London to York from $8 (€6) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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.

    National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from London to York and when traveling by bus:

    • 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 from London to York cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from London to York to cost as little as $8 (€6)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus from London to York on average?
    The bus price to York from London is on average $19 (€16)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    How far is York from London by bus?
    The bus distance from London to York is around 173 miles (279 km).
    How many hours is the bus time to York from London?
    On average the London to York bus travel time is 4 h 45 min  for the 173 miles (279 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure bus station in London and arrival bus station in York?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in York, Train Station.

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

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at York, Train Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

    Which bus companies can take me between London and York?
    For the best London to York bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services from London to York to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Are there any direct buses 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 route.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from London to York?
    You can take the first bus from London to York at 6: 00 AM. The last bus from London to York that you can take departs at 10: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from London to York schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How far in advance should I book bus tickets between London and York for the best deals?
    If you book a bus ticket from London to York within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $19 (€16) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to York from London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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