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Today
5 trains from$ 83
Tomorrow
43 trains from$ 33
Fri, Mar 29
5 trains from$ 52

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Bus
Flight
Wed
Mar 27
$ 83Grand Central Trains
$ 24National Express
$ 316British Airways
Thu
Mar 28
$ 33London North Eastern Railway
$ 24National Express
$ 157British Airways
Fri
Mar 29
$ 52Grand Central Trains
$ 30National Express
$ 114British Airways
Sat
Mar 30
$ 66London North Eastern Railway
$ 21National Express
$ 133British Airways
Sun
Mar 31
$ 66London North Eastern Railway
$ 24National Express
$ 133British Airways
Mon
Apr 1
$ 65London North Eastern Railway
$ 24National Express
$ 112British Airways
Tue
Apr 2
$ 33London North Eastern Railway
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Wed
Apr 3
$ 39Grand Central Trains
$ 16National Express
$ 112British Airways
Thu
Apr 4
$ 39Grand Central Trains
$ 19National Express
$ 157British Airways
Fri
Apr 5
$ 39Grand Central Trains
$ 19National Express
$ 98British Airways
Sat
Apr 6
$ 41London North Eastern Railway
$ 21National Express
$ 114British Airways
Sun
Apr 7
$ 26London North Eastern Railway
$ 19National Express
$ 98British Airways
Mon
Apr 8
$ 26Grand Central Trains
$ 21National Express
$ 96British Airways
Tue
Apr 9
$ 26London North Eastern Railway
$ 19National Express
$ 98British Airways
Wed
Apr 10
$ 26Grand Central Trains
$ 18National Express
$ 82British Airways
Thu
Apr 11
$ 26Grand Central Trains
$ 19National Express
$ 98British Airways
Fri
Apr 12
$ 39Grand Central Trains
$ 21National Express
$ 96British Airways
Sat
Apr 13
$ 41London North Eastern Railway
$ 19National Express
$ 264Thomsonfly
Sun
Apr 14
$ 26London North Eastern Railway
$ 21National Express
$ 133British Airways
Mon
Apr 15
$ 26London North Eastern Railway
$ 21National Express
$ 82British Airways
Tue
Apr 16
$ 26Grand Central Trains
$ 18National Express
$ 81British Airways
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Journey Summary

London to York Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 9 minutes
Train Ticket Price:$ 41
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:York
Distance:280 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, East Midlands Trains, Grand Central Trains

Trains from London to York

Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way of traveling between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes in the UK. The first journey from London to York offered by London North Eastern Railway (LNER) or Grand Central Trains departs at 6:15 a.m. with the last service departing at 10:00 p.m. Trains are regular seven days a week, departing around every half hour up until the last two trains at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Occasionally, there is a third service every hour, though the time this service departs can vary. Most trains are direct, though a few require a change at Doncaster. Peak fares apply between 6:15 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., but do not apply in the evening.

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London to York Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from London to York when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€124

1 Day in Advance

€75

1 Week in Advance

€75

2 Weeks in Advance

€62

1 Month in Advance

€51

3 Months in Advance

€51

London to York Trains: General Information


Travelers can offset some of the cost of train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.


  • autobus All London to York trains are run by London North Eastern Railway (LNER) or Grand Central Trains.
  • autobus All trains are direct, depart from London's King's Cross train station and arrive at York train station.
  • autobus Trains from London to York take as little as 1 hour and 48 minutes to arrive in York.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to York train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on London to York trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 40% cheaper to book a London to York train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Finally, London to York train costs are 59% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from London

All trains from London to York depart from King's Cross station, which is located close to the Camden area in London. It is less than a ten-minute walk from the center of Camden and can also be accessed by tube and bus. Tube services run seven days a week until late from Camden underground station, departing every five minutes and reaching King's Cross in around four minutes. Buses from Camden town center to King's Cross are just as frequent but take slightly longer to reach King's Cross station.

Getting into York by Train

York is a beautiful northern English city with a rich cultural heritage. It is home to the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, York Minister, and was voted European Tourist City of the Year in 2007. York railway station is less than a five-minute walk from the city center and can be also easy to reach by bus, with services departing every five minutes from Parliament Street. Taxi services are also available.

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Best fares for trains from London to York

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Fri, Mar 29
Train
Grand Central Trains
08:061h 59m10:05
LondonYork
Sat, Mar 30
Train
London North Eastern Railway
09:062h 22m11:28
LondonYork
Fastest Trains from London to York
Sun, Apr 28
Train
Grand Central Trains
08:551h 45m10:40
LondonYork
Sun, Mar 31
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:221h 57m10:19
LondonYork
Fri, Mar 29
Train
Grand Central Trains
08:061h 59m10:05
LondonYork
Return Train Tickets for York to London
Thu, Mar 28
Train
London North Eastern Railway
22:212h 44m01:05
YorkLondon
Fri, Mar 29
Train
London North Eastern Railway
08:571h 52m10:49
YorkLondon
Sat, Mar 30
Train
Grand Central Trains
08:191h 59m10:18
YorkLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
York
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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