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.
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4 h 45 m
6 h 21 m
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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.
|Distance||173 miles (279 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$19 (€16)|
|Bus companies||National 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.
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 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:
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 who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria and arrive in York, Train 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.
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