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There are 9 ways to get from York to London Paddington Station by train, bus, car or plane

Select a route below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from York to London Kings Cross

$38 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds to London Marble Arch National Express

$30 - $38

7 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from York to London St Pancras International

$111 - $153

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from York to London Paddington Station 208.1 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from York to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR

$100 - $241

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

$128 - $338

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from York to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$149 - $402

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)

$116 - $369

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from York to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
  4. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$147 - $351

Map of how to get from York to London Paddington Station.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 173.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between York, England and London Paddington Station, England?

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from York to London Paddington Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 hour 47 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from York to London Paddington Station hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 4 hours 20 minutes.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Avg. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Avg. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Belfast City
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from York to London St Pancras International
Avg. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $170
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Single
$150 - $220
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Avg. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Avg. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from York to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Avg. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Greater Anglia
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators

How far is it from York to London Paddington Station?

The distance between York and London Paddington Station is 278 km. The road distance is 333 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from York to London Paddington Station?

The cheapest way to get from York to London Paddington Station is to bus which costs £26 and takes 6 hours 12 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from York to London Paddington Station?

The quickest way to get from York to London Paddington Station is to train which takes 2 hours 4 minutes and costs £35.

Is there a direct bus between York and London Paddington Station?

No, there is no direct bus from York to London Paddington Station. However, there are services departing from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) and arriving at Paddington Rail Station via Leeds and Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 hours 12 minutes.

How long does it take to get from York to London Paddington Station?

It takes approximately 2 hours 4 minutes to get from York to London Paddington Station, including transfers.