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There are 8 ways to get from York to London by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the train from York to London Kings Cross

$30 - $150

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from York to London Earl's Court National Express

$20 - $26

6 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from York to Banbury
  2. Take the train from Banbury to London Marylebone

$117 - $174

Night train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the night train from York to London Kings Cross

$30 - $50

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from York to London 203.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 1m

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

$124 - $335

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  3h 44m

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

$90 - $266

Train to Newcastle, fly to London City  •  4h 10m

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

$85 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from York to London is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from York to London is to train which costs £25 - £120 and takes 1h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from York and arriving at London Earl's Court. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from York and arriving at London Kings Cross. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 47m.

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The distance between York and London is 175 miles. The road distance is 203.3 miles.

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The best way to get from York to London without a car is to train which takes 1h 47m and costs £25 - £120.

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The train from York to London Kings Cross takes 1h 47m including transfers and departs hourly.

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York to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from York station.

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York to London train services, operated by LNER, depart from York station.

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The best way to get from York to London is to train which takes 1h 47m and costs £25 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 5h 15m.

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Map of how to get from York to London.
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  • Distance: 174.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 47m

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

LNER operates a train from York to London hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1h 47m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from York to London once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from York to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Grand Central
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from York to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Single
$120 - $180
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from York to Banbury
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Banbury to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 York to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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York to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Earl's Court station.

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York to London train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between York to London is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from York to London.

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

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