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The cheapest trains

from London
to York

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Cheapest

$22

Average

$80

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to York will cost around $ 80 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 22.

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09:06London Kings Cross2h24 11:30York
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$221One-way
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08:06London Kings Cross1h59 10:05York
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$551One-way
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08:00London Kings Cross1h52 09:52York
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$1011One-way
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09:00London Kings Cross1h51 10:51York
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$1011One-way
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08:30London Kings Cross2h02 10:32York
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$1231One-way

Train Times

London to York

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08:00London Kings Cross1h52 09:52York
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08:06London Kings Cross1h59 10:05York
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08:30London Kings Cross2h02 10:32York
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09:00London Kings Cross1h51 10:51York
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09:06London Kings Cross2h24 11:30York
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Thu
Sep 19
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$32National Express
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Fri
Sep 20
$52Grand Central Trains
$23National Express
$372British Airways
Sat
Sep 21
$42London North Eastern Railway
$24National Express
$302Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Sep 22
$52Grand Central Trains
$26National Express
$437Aer Lingus
Mon
Sep 23
$21London North Eastern Railway
$23National Express
$127British Airways
Tue
Sep 24
$21London North Eastern Railway
$18National Express
$127British Airways
Wed
Sep 25
$21London North Eastern Railway
$21National Express
$108British Airways
Thu
Sep 26
$40London North Eastern Railway
$18National Express
$93British Airways
Fri
Sep 27
$26Grand Central Trains
$14National Express
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Sat
Sep 28
$64London North Eastern Railway
$18National Express
$108British Airways
Sun
Sep 29
$40London North Eastern Railway
$18National Express
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Mon
Sep 30
$40London North Eastern Railway
$15National Express
$93British Airways
Tue
Oct 1
$21London North Eastern Railway
$15National Express
$93British Airways
Wed
Oct 2
$21London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$93British Airways
Thu
Oct 3
$40London North Eastern Railway
$12National Express
$78British Airways
Fri
Oct 4
$40London North Eastern Railway
$18National Express
$78British Airways
Sat
Oct 5
$44Grand Central Trains
$15National Express
$93British Airways
Sun
Oct 6
$29Grand Central Trains
$18National Express
$93British Airways
Mon
Oct 7
$21London North Eastern Railway
$15National Express
$78British Airways
Tue
Oct 8
$26Grand Central Trains
$12National Express
$78British Airways
Wed
Oct 9
$40London North Eastern Railway
$8National Express
$78British Airways

The fastest trains

from London
to York

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 51 m

Average

2 h 1 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

280 km

Of the 5 train that leave London for York every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 280 km distance in an average of 2 h 1 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 51 m .

The slowest train will take 2 h 24 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
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09:00London Kings Cross1h51 10:51York
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$1011One-way
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08:00London Kings Cross1h52 09:52York
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$1011One-way
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08:06London Kings Cross1h59 10:05York
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$551One-way
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08:30London Kings Cross2h02 10:32York
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$1231One-way
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09:06London Kings Cross2h24 11:30York
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$221One-way

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Journey Summary

London to York Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 6 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $52
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:York
Distance:280 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains, Grand Central Trains

Trains from London to York

An important city of northern England since Roman times, York has a close connection with railway history and hosts the National Rail Museum. Rail links with the capital are frequent and direct, seven days a week. Visitors can take daily direct London to York train services with a choice of operators on the East Coast Main Line. Journey times are just under two hours for the fastest services, with departures from early morning to late evening.

Which train companies travel from London to York?

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) operates most of the direct London to York train services. Grand Central also provides some daily direct trains from London King's Cross to York on the East Coast Main Line.

How long is the train from London to York?

The fastest connections on the 211 mile journey north from London to York are some LNER departures from King's Cross, taking one hour and 48  minutes to reach the northern city.  Most LNER and Grand Central connections on this route take up to 25 minutes longer, although some evening stopping services can take around two hours and 40 minutes to complete the trip to York.

How many trains are there from London to York?

LNER's daily timetable offers London to York train connections every half hour from early morning to mid evening, then an hourly service until the final departure from King's Cross at 11:00 p.m. Grand Central provides five daily direct London to York trains, with morning, afternoon and evening departure times. Sunday services are reduced, with no early morning connections to York.

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

Departure train station:London King's Cross Station is on the northern side of central London, connected by six lines on the Underground network and city bus routes stopping on Euston Road. The station concourse has restaurants, supermarkets, the Harry Potter gift store, a pharmacy, news vendors, WiFi and taxi stands.

Arrival train station:York Station is located west of the city center, with bus routes across the city available from stops on Station Road by the main entrance. Passenger facilities at the station include cycle rental,  free WiFi,  a  pub, bakery, coffee shop, burger bar, car rental desk, newsvendor and taxi stands.

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