Trains from London to York

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London to York train information

London York train map

Train duration 1h57m
Arrival York, England
Departure London, England
Distance 174 Miles
Train operators First Hull Trains, Grand Central
Lowest train price from £18.00
Average train price £66.00

The journey from London, situated in England and York, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: First Hull Trains, Grand Central.

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.

We found tickets from £18.00 to travel in the next month. Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for London to York train tickets

from £18.00 MORE 1h58m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £5.60 MORE 6h20m
from £10.83 MORE 6h23m

London - York prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from London to York by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£16

National Express£27

Loco2£39

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times London to York

When are the next trains to York?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
London Kings Cross
09:55
York
11:40
1h45m Grand Central
London Kings Cross
13:48
York
15:37
1h49m Grand Central
London Kings Cross
18:22
York
20:10
1h48m Grand Central
Tomorrow
London Kings Cross
08:06
York
10:05
1h59m Grand Central
London Kings Cross
12:57
York
14:48
1h51m Grand Central
London Kings Cross
13:48
York
16:29
2h41m First Hull Trains
London Kings Cross
19:27
York
21:17
1h50m Grand Central

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 3 trains from London to York are being operated today and 3 tomorrow. The first London York train departs at 08:06 while the last train departs at 19:27. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

London - York: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

£18

60

£16

30

£26

15

£35

7

£32

3

£33

1

£54

Same day

Days before Departure

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 £16 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.

Best prices for London to York trains

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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
London
Kings Cross
York
£29.00 27/04/2019 13:06 3 days ago
London
Kings Cross
York
£29.00 27/04/2019 07:06 3 days ago
London
Kings Cross
York
£31.50 26/04/2019 08:06 Grand Central 3 days ago
London
Kings Cross
York
£36.50 27/04/2019 13:18 Grand Central 3 days ago
London
Kings Cross
York
£36.50 27/04/2019 19:27 Grand Central 3 days ago
London
Kings Cross
York
£38.50 21/04/2019 09:22 1 day ago
London
Kings Cross
York
£38.50 26/04/2019 07:06 3 days ago
London
Kings Cross
York
£46.00 21/04/2019 12:00 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

London York train

Discount London - York train tickets

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.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can calculate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    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 £65.81 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £65.81: £88/£65.81 = 1.34. It will take you about 2 trips from York to London (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 £65.81 £43.87 £21.94 1.34

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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