Trains from York to London

York to London train information

York London train map

Train duration 2h10m
Arrival London, England
Departure York, England
Distance 174 Miles
Train operators Grand Central
Lowest train price from £18.50
Average train price £89.00

All trains from York (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to London (London England) are provided by Grand Central. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to London from York. The average journey time from York to London is 2h10m to cover the 174 miles.

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £18.50 one way.

Best prices for York to London train tickets

from £18.50 MORE 2h02m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 6h10m
from £10.83 MORE 6h02m

York - London prices calendar

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Train times York to London

When are the next trains to London?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
York
10:54
London Kings Cross
12:42
1h48m Grand Central
York
13:47
London Kings Cross
15:41
1h54m 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

York - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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£16

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£23

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£25

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£32

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£35

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£40

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£48

Same day

Days before Departure

The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from York to London in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £16 when buying your seat 2 months in advance which is 68% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for York to London trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between York and London by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets London to York and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 14/04/2020 17:32 1 month ago
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 15/04/2020 13:33 2 months ago
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 15/04/2020 12:02 2 months ago
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 15/04/2020 18:02 2 months ago
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 06/04/2020 12:02 2 months ago
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 06/04/2020 18:02 2 months ago
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 08/04/2020 12:02 2 months ago
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 08/04/2020 13:33 2 months ago
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 08/04/2020 18:02 2 months ago
York
London
Kings Cross
£18.50 07/04/2020 13:33 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

York London train

Discount York - London train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your York London train ticket.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will save money.

For instance, train tickets from York to London cost on average £88.89 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £88.89 (£88/£88.89 = 0.99), it turns out that after only 1 one way trips from London to York, the card will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
York to London train £88.89 £59.26 £29.63 0.99

(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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