Cheap bus tickets from York to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Cheapest

$27

Average

$38

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.

Cheapest
04:26PMYork6h24 10:50PMLondon
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$271One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:25PMYork6h25 07:50PMLondon
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$311One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:25PMYork6h15 09:40PMLondon
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$311One-way
02:55PMYork6h40 09:35PMLondon
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$371One-way
02:25PMYork6h15 08:40PMLondon
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$371One-way

Bus schedule York to London

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01:25AMYork4h55 06:20AMLondon
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08:44AMYork6h31 03:15PMLondon
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11:35AMYork5h45 05:20PMLondon
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01:25PMYork6h25 07:50PMLondon
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02:25PMYork6h15 08:40PMLondon
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02:55PMYork6h40 09:35PMLondon
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03:25PMYork6h15 09:40PMLondon
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03:55PMYork6h10 10:05PMLondon
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04:26PMYork6h24 10:50PMLondon
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09:07PMYork9h13 06:20AMLondon
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Wed
Dec 1
$88London North Eastern Railway
$22National Express
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Thu
Dec 2
$88London North Eastern Railway
$27National Express
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Fri
Dec 3
$88London North Eastern Railway
$19Flixbus
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Sat
Dec 4
$84Grand Central Trains
$15Flixbus
$163Loganair
Sun
Dec 5
$177London North Eastern Railway
$15Flixbus
$120Loganair
Mon
Dec 6
$88London North Eastern Railway
$10Flixbus
$134Loganair
Tue
Dec 7
$80London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$120Loganair
Wed
Dec 8
$80London North Eastern Railway
$25National Express
$120Loganair
Thu
Dec 9
$80London North Eastern Railway
$25National Express
$121Loganair
Fri
Dec 10
$84Grand Central Trains
$15Flixbus
$120Loganair
Sat
Dec 11
$84Grand Central Trains
$12Megabus
$121Loganair
Sun
Dec 12
$53London North Eastern Railway
$11Flixbus
$121Loganair
Mon
Dec 13
$110London North Eastern Railway
$10Flixbus
$120Loganair
Tue
Dec 14
$66London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$120Loganair
Wed
Dec 15
$67London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$121Loganair
Thu
Dec 16
$80London North Eastern Railway
$25National Express
$121Loganair
Fri
Dec 17
$61London North Eastern Railway
$27Flixbus
$120Loganair
Sat
Dec 18
$67London North Eastern Railway
$27Flixbus
$122Loganair
Sun
Dec 19
$53London North Eastern Railway
$27Flixbus
$121Loganair
Mon
Dec 20
$88London North Eastern Railway
$19Flixbus
$120Loganair
Tue
Dec 21
$67London North Eastern Railway
$27Flixbus
$122Loganair

Bus times from York to London

Showing times and prices for Dec 2

Fastest Journey

4 h 55 m

Average

6 h 27 m

Buses per day

10

Distance

280 km

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.

Fastest
01:25AMYork4h55 06:20AMLondon
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$391One-way
2nd Fastest
11:35AMYork5h45 05:20PMLondon
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$461One-way
03:55PMYork6h10 10:05PMLondon
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$371One-way
03:25PMYork6h15 09:40PMLondon
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$311One-way
02:25PMYork6h15 08:40PMLondon
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$371One-way

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Bus Information to London from York

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€16)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational 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.

Bus companies

Bus between York and London with National Express

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.

National Express

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!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 York to London

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.

Which bus companies travel from York to London?

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.

How long is the bus from York to London?

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.

How many buses are there from York to London?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from York to London?

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.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus from York to London cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between York and London for the next 7 days starting from $10 (€9)  one way.
What is the cost of a bus from York to London?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the York to London bus price to come in at an average of $19 (€16)  one way.
How many miles is it from York to London by bus?
The bus distance from York to London is around 173 miles (279 km).
How long is the bus from York to London?
The York to London bus duration is on average 4 h 15 min, which is to be expected when traveling 173 miles (279 km) to London from York. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What bus station in York goes to London? What bus station do I come into London from York?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from York   and arriving in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

Where is the bus station in York? Where is the bus station in London?

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.

What bus providers go from York to London?
When taking a bus from York to London, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from York to London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Are there any direct buses from York to London?
Yes, you can find a direct bus from York to London with National Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets to London from York for the best deals?
If you purchase a bus ticket from York to London 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 between York and London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.