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There are 4 ways to get from London to New York by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Boston

Cheapest

Train, line 57 bus, bus

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
  2. Take the line 57 bus from Spalding, Bus Station to Boston, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Boston, Bus Station to New York, Methodist Church

Train via Peterborough

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Sleaford

Drive

  1. Drive from London King's Cross to New York
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The cheapest way to get from London to New York is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from London to New York is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 25m.

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The distance between London and New York is 109 miles. The road distance is 127.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to New York without a car is to train which takes 4h 15m and costs £35 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from London to New York, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to New York is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from London to New York.

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  • Distance: 109.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between London, England and New York, Lincolnshire, England?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to New York via Grantham, Boston, and Boston, Bus Station in around 4h 15m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Grantham
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £40
Super Off-Peak Single
£40 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £55
Anytime Single
£50 - £65
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Boston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£18 - £27
Train from Peterborough to Sleaford
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £22
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£18 - £28
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£30 - £45
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£30 - £45
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Midlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Spalding, Bus Station to Boston, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Midlands
Bus from Boston, Bus Station to New York, Methodist Church
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Midlands

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