You can get from London to York by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to York on Dec 06 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||173 miles (279 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$28 - $63|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $28 (€25) • 4 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $63 (€57) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||National Express, Flybe or London North Eastern Railway|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) from London to York. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, Flybe or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to York.
Travelers in the UK can reach the historic northern city of York from London by bus or train. Trains are the quickest way of reaching York from the capital, with fast and frequent services and journey times of approximately 2 hours. Buses take substantially longer, with the fastest bus requiring approximately 5 hours of travel time.
Return trips from York to London are also available.
National Express offers direct buses from London Victoria Coach Station to to York coach terminus on Station Road. There are 3 direct buses from London to York per day, with the fastest option being the overnight bus leaving London just before midnight and taking a little under 5 hours to reach York. Early morning departures from London require a change at Leeds and take more than 6 hours to complete the journey to York. Megabus provides a combination rail and bus journey from London St. Pancras station, involving taking a train to East Midlands Parkway station and a connecting bus to York Leeman Road coach stop. There are 2 departures a day, in early morning and mid-afternoon, with total journey times of between 4 hours and 4 hours 50 minutes.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) provides direct trains from London and York. The daily schedule offers around 40 direct connections, beginning early in the morning and continuing with departures roughly every half hour until the final late evening train from London arrives in York after midnight. Journey times range from an hour and 50 minutes to 2 hours and 20 minutes. Sunday schedules are reduced, with fewer direct services and no early morning departures.
There are 4 ways to travel between London and York including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from London to York is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $28 (€25) compared to other travel options to York:
Taking a bus is usually $35 (€31) less than taking a flight to York, which costs on average $63 (€57) for the same trip.
A bus is generally $33 (€30) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $61 (€55) from London to York.
The fastest way to get to York from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.
Other travel options to York can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to York by bus can take on average 4 h 45 min.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 1 h 45 min.
The London to York distance is around 173 miles (279 km).
The average frequency per day from London to York is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from London to York as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to York:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to York, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from London to York with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to York as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to York.
When planning your trip from London to York, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from London to York online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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