You can get from London to York by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to York on Sep 20 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, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$11 - $125|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $11 (€9) • 4 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $125 (€100) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Loganair or Grand Central Trains|
Take a bus, 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 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Loganair or Grand Central Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus 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) and Grand Central Railway provide 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 3 ways that you can travel between London and York. You can take a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from London to York is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€9) compared to other travel options to York:
Taking a bus is about $114 (€91) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $125 (€100) for this route.
Taking a bus is about $70 (€56) less than taking a train, which costs on average $81 (€65) for this journey.
The fastest way from London to York is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.
There are alternative travel options to York that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 45 min on average.
In comparison, getting to York by train can take on average 1 h 45 min.
The distance is approximately 173 miles (279 km) from London to York.
The average frequency per day from London to York is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from London to York as scheduled services by bus, 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:
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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 between London and York.
Before traveling from London to York, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking London to York tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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