London to York by train
Travelling from London to York by train
Fast trains from London to York take around 1 hour and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 279 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and York.
1. Are there direct trains from London to York?
Direct trains from London to York have been found.
We usually find around 55 direct trains on the route from London to York every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 57 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to York?
The London to York train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to York train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to York is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:12 and the last train is around 23:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:12, and the last at 22:05.
What's the London to York train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to York are $16.59.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $36, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book London to York train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to York by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and York?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to York, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- Virgin East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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