The route connecting London, which is in England and York, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to York from London. The average journey time from London to York is 1h57m to cover the 174 miles.
Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.
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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from London to York in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.
We found tickets available from £15 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 71% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between London and York by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets York to London and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The easiest way to pay less on your London York train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a London York ticket is £50.00 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from York to London (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|London to York train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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