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Cheap train tickets from London to York

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The best way to find a cheap train 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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Train schedule from London to York

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Fastest train times from London to York

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Fastest Journey

1 h 47 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Trains per day

41

Distance

280 km

Of the 41 trains that leave London for York every day 40 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from London to York

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$32 (€28)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersGrand Central Trains, Thameslink, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from London to York cover the 173 miles (279 km) long route taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like Grand Central Trains, Thameslink, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $32 (€28), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in York.

Train companies: Grand Central Trains, Thameslink and CrossCountry from London to York trains

Buy your official Grand Central Trains, Thameslink and CrossCountry train tickets between London and York from $25 (€22) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from London to York you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains between London and York? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 173 miles (279 km) trip to York from London. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest London to York routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to York from London, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your London - York train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

    Find the perfect Grand Central Trains train from London to York for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Grand Central Trains train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between London and York. You can also check relevant travel information for the Grand Central Trains train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Grand Central Trains train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 173 miles (279 km) on this trip and your Grand Central Trains London to York train ticket can cost as little as $25 (€22) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Grand Central Trains tickets between London and York in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Grand Central Trains train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

    Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between London and York with Thameslink! As an official travel partner of Thameslink, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Thameslink, compare the best routes from London to York as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thameslink London to York train ticket available today. If you search for Thameslink tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between London and York on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 173 miles (279 km) trip between London and York with ease and comfort on a train with Thameslink.

      Trains from London to York

      There are a lot of trains a day operating the route from London to York. The departures are more or less every half an hour, and at some points of the day, more frequent than that. The journey generally takes about 1h 50min to two hours depending on the time of day it leaves out of London. More of the route options covering this journey within England are direct and don’t require passengers to make and train connections.

         

      London to York Train Time: Daily Departures

      The trains from London to York are very frequent. There are generally over 30 trains per day covering the journey, making at least 200 trips per week. The first train of the day normally departs from London at about 6:15 a.m. As for the last train, it tends to be at around 11:00 p.m. There is a route option about once a week that departs at about 12:15 a.m.

      How long is the journey by train from London to York?

      The journey from London to York by train covers a distance of approximately 173 miles (179 km) in as little as 1h 45min. Almost all of the trips are direct without any train changes before arriving in York, only making a few stops long the way. The few trips that do have a stopover in between, make the change at Derby or Selby Stations.

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

      Departure train station: Almost all of the trains depart from London King’s Cross train station. It’s located near downtown London and has multiple public transportation routes connecting it to different parts of the city. It can take less than 20min to get to King’s Cross station from Downtown London. The station has a wide selection of cafes and restaurants inside, as well as a few stores and kiosks. There is one provider operating once a week that has departures from the London St. Pancras Train Station across the street from King’s Cross.

      Arrival train station: The arrival station for these routes is the York Station within walking distance of the City Center and some main attractions. However, there are also some public transportation routes that can take you to the center of York in about 15min. The York Station has a few cafes and pubs available for travelers, as well as public restrooms and waiting areas.

      York Fortress Old Town. Source: Shutterstock

      Which train companies travel from London to York?

      The main company operating the routes from London to York is the LNER, the London North Eastern Railway. It offers over 30 trips per day that are all direct, without any train connections. The trips with LNER take about 1h 50min to get to York. Another company with train from London to York is the Grand Central rail. This provider offers one route, generally only on Mondays.

      The Grand Central Trains routes get to York without connections as well and take about 1h 53min. East Midlands Trains is a provider offering a night route with one train change from London to York. It operates once from Tuesdays to Saturdays, and takes about 8h 15min.

      LNER trains from London to York

      The London North Eastern Railway is the main operator of the train routes from London to York. LNER offers more than about 30 trips per day on every day of the week, every half an hour more or less. The LNER trains run from 6:15 a.m. to about 11:00 p.m. All the LNER journeys from London to York are direct and take about 1h 50min to make it to the final destination.

      Grand Central trains from London to York

      The Grand Central trains are not very frequent. There’s generally only one route from London to York operated by them once a week, on Mondays. This route is direct, no needing to make any train connections along the way. The journey takes more or less 1h 53min departing from London King’s Cross Train Station. The Grand Central Train trip leaves at about 8:27 a.m., putting passengers in York at around 10:20 a.m.

      East Midlands trains from London to York

      The East Midlands trains operating trips from London to York are night trains. They generally leave out of the station in London at about 12:15 a.m. The East Midlands trains depart once a day, from Tuesday to Saturday. The departure station in this case is the London St. Pancras Station. These journeys have one train change in Derby Station.

      Train London to York: Services on Board

      Whether you’re traveling on the LNER trains, the Grand Central Trains or the East Midlands trains, you have the options of riding in either Standard or First Class. When booking trains with LNER, you must abide to the luggage allowance. LNER allows passengers to bring three items with them; one small handbag, one carry-on bag and one large suitcase maximum.

      As for Grand Central rails and East Midlands trains, you’re also allowed three items with you, however, in this case one personal item and two large bags are permitted. Foldable bikes are allowed on any of the LNER, Grand Central and East Midlands trains without a reservation. However, if they do not fold you must reserve a spot for your bicycle with LNER, and it’s recommended for both Grand Central and East Midlands since it has limited spots for non-foldable bikes.

      Small domestic pets are allowed on LNER, Gran Central and Eastern Midlands trains as long as they are out of the way, and either in a pet carrier or on a leash. Passengers with reduced mobility may request assistance as well as having access to accessible seating on board.

      How to find cheap train tickets from London to York?

      The best way of managing to find more affordable train tickets from London to York is by booking them in advance. The sooner you book them, generally means you’ll get your tickets for a better price. If you can be flexible with your dates and departure times this may also help you to find less expensive options.

      Sometimes prices increase due to high demand or specific trains that are more expensive than normal, so if you’re flexible you can avoid it. Some routes are faster than others, it may be more affordable to pick routes that take longer to get to York. In Omio you can compare all the available routes and choose the one that suits you best.

      York St. Mary Abbey Ruins. Source: Shutterstock

      To York by train—travel tips

      York is a city known for its medieval center and chocolate making. Visit this city in Northern England and travel in time walking through the medieval streets surrounded by medieval architecture. Make your way to the historic center of York to Shambles Street. It’s an old picturesque street lined with timber-framed buildings, perfect for walking around and shopping.

      Nearby, you’ll find York’s Chocolate Story, a top attraction and chocolate museum. Surrounding the city center are the York City Walls. These walls date back to Roman times. You can’t go to York without seeing the impressive Gothic-style York Minster. During your visit, make sure to try some of the typical dishes of the area such as black pudding or fat rascals for breakfast, Yorkshire pudding and Nidderdale lamb.

      Travel Tips: Trains from London to York

      Travel Tips: Travel by train to York easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to York.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to York from London for as low as $25 (€22)  for the next 7 days.
      The train price between London and York is on average $32 (€28)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
      The London to York train distance is approximately 173 miles (279 km).
      On average the London to York train travel time is 1 h 51 min  for the 173 miles (279 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

      Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in York.

      Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at York, located 0.5 miles (790 m) away from the city center.

      For the journey from London to York you can take a train with Grand Central Trains, Thameslink, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between London and York on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
      Yes, there are direct trains from London to York, and you can find a direct train for this route with London North Eastern Railway  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
      If you buy a train ticket from London to York within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $32 (€28) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from London to York are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

      Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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      The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey between London and York.
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      Public transit options for London Victoria
      Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
      Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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      Public transit options for London Euston
      Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
      Overground lines: Watford DC
      Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
      Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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      Public transit options for London Kings Cross
      Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
      Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
      Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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      Public transit options for London Paddington
      Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
      Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
      Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
      Metro: Tube Lines.
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      Public transit options for London St Pancras International
      Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
      Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
      Bus lines: 326, 139
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      Public transit options for London Waterloo
      Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
      Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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      Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
      Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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      Public transit options for London Bridge
      Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
      Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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      Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
      Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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      Public transit options for London Marylebone
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
      Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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      Public transit options for London Charing Cross
      Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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