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 York to London will cost around $ 38 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 27.
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4 h 55 m
6 h 27 m
Buses per day
Of the 10 buses that leave York for London 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 27 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 55 m .
The slowest buses will take 9 h 13 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 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$19 (€16)|
|Bus companies||National Express|
Buses from York to London cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 15 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 $10 (€9), but the average price of bus tickets is $19 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from York and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
National Express buses will get you between York and London from $10 (€9). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
Travel hassle-free from York to London on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest journey between York and London. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 173 miles (279 km) between York and London on the bus and pay as low as $22 (€18) for a bus ticket.
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 York - London 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. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket from York to London on Omio today and enjoy your route!
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Public coach services from York to London began as far back as 1706, though the journey took closer to four days at that time. Since then, things have improved and a direct bus from York to London takes a little under six hours for the quickest journeys, with no change of horses required. Indirect connections via Leeds add additional travel options for the trip south to the capital, and departures are available from very early morning until mid-evening, including an overnight bus.
The UK's main national bus company, National Express, provides daily direct buses from York to London. In addition, National Express offers frequent indirect routes to the capital with one change in transit, at Leeds Coach Station.
The fastest bus service on the 210 mile trip south from York to the capital is the late afternoon direct National Express departure taking five hours and 40 minutes to reach London Victoria Coach Station. Other direct connections take ten minutes longer, while the fastest indirect service to London via Leeds takes five hours and 55 minutes.
The National Express timetable offers two daily direct connections to London from York, departing just before midday and in the late afternoon. There are over 20 indirect connections daily, with departures at least hourly from very early in the morning until an overnight service from York via Leeds leaves just after 9:00 p.m.
Departure Bus Station: York National Express bus stands are located on the western side of the city center close to the rail station, with city bus services stopping nearby. Facilities at the station include a cafe, food supermarket, news vendor, ATMs, bakery, pub, sandwich stalls and taxi stands.
Arrival Bus Station: London Victoria Coach Station is the main London hub for long-distance bus travel, located on the south-western side of the city center, with nearby bus stops on Elizabeth Street and Buckingham Palace Road and Underground connections at Victoria Tube station. Passenger facilities at the station include baggage storage, ATMs, a food supermarket, coffee shop, a news vendor, bakery and taxi stands.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from York and arriving in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, York, located approximately 0.4 miles (607 m) from the city center of York. The most popular arrival bus station in London, called London, Hammersmith Bridge Road, is located around 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away from its city center.
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