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There are 7 ways to get from London to Goathland by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Darlington
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Grosmont

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Finchley Road Station to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1 to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge

Train via Doncaster

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Scarborough

Train via Beverley

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Beverley
  2. Take the train from Beverley to Scarborough

Drive

  1. Drive from London King's Cross to Goathland

Fly London City to Durham, taxi

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Durham (MME)
  2. Take a taxi from Durham to Goathland

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train

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

London to Goathland by train

The train journey time between London and Goathland is around 6h 25m and covers a distance of around 279 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by LNER, Grand Central, Northern Rail and others, the London to Goathland train service departs from London Kings Cross and arrives in Goathland. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Trains
6h 25m Average Duration
£47 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London to Goathland is to bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Goathland is to drive which costs £75 - £110 and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Goathland. However, there are services departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Goathland via Darlington and Grosmont. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between London and Goathland is 203 miles. The road distance is 251.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Goathland without a car is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs £45 - £270.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from London to Goathland, including transfers.

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London to Goathland train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Goathland is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs £45 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 9h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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London to Goathland train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Grosmont station.

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Map of how to get from London to Goathland.
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  • Distance: 202.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between London, England and Goathland, England?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Goathland via Darlington and Grosmont in around 6h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Goathland via South Hampstead, Finchley Road O2 Centre, Finchley Road Station, Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1, Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge, Middlesbrough, Bus Station Stand 9, and Stonegate, Egton Lane End in around 9h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Durham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£170 - £950
Flights from London City to Durham via Dusseldorf, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£170 - £950
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London City to Durham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £550
Flights from London City to Durham via Amsterdam Schiphol, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£170 - £950
Flights from London City to Durham via Dublin, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£330 - £1,000
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £160
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £250
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£20 - £180
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£75 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £180
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£85 - £140
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £140
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £95
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £95
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Grosmont
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Doncaster to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Beverley to Scarborough
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £29
Train from Heworth to Grosmont
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Super Off-Peak Single
£60 - £85
Off-Peak Single
£70 - £80
Anytime Single
£75 - £95
Train from London Kings Cross to Beverley
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Super Off-Peak Single
£85 - £110
Off-Peak Single
£95 - £110
Anytime Single
£100 - £130
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Finchley Road Station to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 1 to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
Megabus UK
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Finchley Road Station to Leeds City Centre, Kirkgate High Court
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
Taxi from Durham to Goathland
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
£90 - £120
Station Cars of Yarm
Phone
+44 1642 200 282
Website
stationcarsyarm.co.uk
Pavilion Taxis
Phone
+44 1642 685 555
Website
paviliontaxis.com
Paul's Taxis
Phone
+44 7828 285 656
Darlington Station Taxis
Phone
+44 1325 468 888
Website
darlingtonstationtaxis.com
1AB Taxis
Phone
+44 1325 28 28 28
Website
1abtaxis.co.uk
Teesside Cars
Phone
+44 1642 875 875
Website
teessidecars.co.uk
Tees Valley Cabs
Phone
+44 1642 675 675
Skyline Taxis Teesside
Phone
+44 1642 900 900
Website
skyline-taxis-teesside-limited.business.site

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Goathland is 251 miles. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from London to Goathland.

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British Airways, Loganair and KLM offer flights from London City Airport to Durham Airport.

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There are 365+ hotels available in Goathland. Prices start at £87 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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