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There are 7 ways to get from London Paddington Station to York Station by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to York

£26 - £213

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road Station to York National Express

£10 - £14

5 alternative options

Night train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to York

£42 - £46

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to York Station 206.9 miles

£30 - £50

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 58m

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

£76 - £247

Fly to Durham, train  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Durham (MME) LHR - MME
  2. Take the train from Darlington to York

£79 - £382

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  4h 58m

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

£65 - £466

London Paddington Station to York Station by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and York Station is around 2h 17m and covers a distance of around 191 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 2m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), LNER and Grand Central, the London Paddington Station to York Station service departs from Paddington and arrives in York. Typically 304 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 17m
Fastest journey time:
2h 2m
Services per week:
304
Cheapest price:
£26
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:59
Last service departs at:
22:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to York Station subway and train schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

London Paddington Station → York Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in York Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in York Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in York Station is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to York Station is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to York Station is to train which costs £26 - £220 and takes 2h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to York Station. However, there are services departing from Warwick Avenue and arriving at York via London Finchley Road Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to York Station. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at York via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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It is 174 miles from London Paddington Station to York Station. It is approximately 206.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to York Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs £26 - £220.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from London Paddington Station to York Station, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to York Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Finchley Road Station.

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London Paddington Station to York Station train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to York Station is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs £26 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 6h 13m.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to York Station.
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  • Distance: 173.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

LNER operates a train from London Kings Cross to York hourly. Tickets cost £24 - £210 and the journey takes 1h 51m. Grand Central also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Finchley Road Station to York 4 times a week. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £240
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to York
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £210
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £210
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £80
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £110
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to York
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Finchley Road Station to York
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London Paddington Station to York Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at York station.

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London Paddington Station to York Station train services, operated by LNER, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to York Station is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from London Paddington Station to York Station.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 301+ hotels available in York Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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