How to travel from York to London

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from York to London

You can get from York to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from York to London on Feb 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:54AMYork1h47 12:41PMLondon Kings Cross
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05:25PMYork6h25 11:50PMLondon
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09:58AMYork1h58 11:56AMLondon Kings Cross
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10:30AMYork2h09 12:39PMLondon Kings Cross
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Travel from York to London: Journey Details

York and London are just over 336 kilometers apart and travelers in the UK can make the journey easily by train, bus, or airplane. Trains depart regularly from York Rail Station and take just over 2 hours to reach London Kings Cross. Buses also depart from the station and are an affordable alternative to trains.

Return trips from London to York are also available.

How to get from York to London

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from York to London, 83,41% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from York to London and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from York to London

Buses from York to London run at almost hourly intervals every day. The route is operated by National Express. Passengers board the local service at York station and change to National Express coaches at Leeds. Buses depart from early morning and an overnight service is available. The journey from York to London Victoria Coach Station takes just under 6 hours.

Trains from York to London

Trains from York to London are the easiest and most convenient way to travel between the two cities. Trains depart from York Railway Station in the city center and terminate at London Kings Cross Station. There are at least two trains per hour every day and the service is operated by Virgin East Coast with additional trains provided by Grand Central. The service runs from early morning until well into the evening.

Flights from York to London

British Airways offer direct flights from York to London which take approximately 4 hours top arrive in London. Flybe also offers indirect flights from York to London.

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The distance is approximately 173 miles (279 km) from York to London.

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