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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Of the 17 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||7 h 23 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$36 (€31)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||Megabus, National Express or FlixBus|
Buses from London to York cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 23 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $30 (€25), but the average price of bus tickets is $36 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in York, Rail Station.
Find the best buses to York from London with Omio's travel partners National Express and FlixBus from $30 (€25). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
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.
When departing from London, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including London, Victoria Coach Station, Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station and Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station. When arriving in York, you can end your journey in bus stations like York, Rail Station, York, Train Station and York, Stonebow.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at York, Rail Station, located 0.5 miles (787 m) away from the city centre.
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