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London to York

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1 suggested route to go from London to York by train, car, bus

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How to travel from London to York ?

Trip London York

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance174 mi
Direct lineYes

York is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest London to York transport offers? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for trains, carpooling and buses to travel to York from London You just have to specify the departure date to York then let Vivanoda search for you. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the London - York offer that suits you best.

To travel from London, trains, carpooling or buses of National Express, East Midlands Trains, East Coast, Grand Central, Blablacar, CrossCountry, First TransPennine Express and Northern Rail will carry you to York.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

London to York bus

If you are looking for a bus service from London to York, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Going by bus from London to York may not be so obvious to you. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to York.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the London York route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road London York is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The coaches operating the London York line are mostly equipped with an air conditioning system, which will allow you to travel in good conditions during hot seasons.
  • The modern buses that you take from London to York are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between London and York?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line London York.

National Express London York

Departure bus stations in London

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in London from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. The name of the destination 'York' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in York

In York, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • York

Train London to York

Is it possible to go directly by train from London to York?

Yes, the London to York route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-York train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train London York

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between London and York with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

London York train companies

The railways East Midlands Trains, East Coast and Grand Central are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to York.
East Midlands Trains London YorkEast Coast London YorkGrand Central London York

Railway stations from London

  • London Euston
  • London St Pancras
  • London Kings Cross
  • Balham
  • London Blackfriars

Railway stations in York

  • York

Carpool from London to York

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-York ride. Instead of driving alone the car from London to York, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find London-York rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to York.

When you book a ride between London York, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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