London to York by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:12
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 46m

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.

Are there direct trains from London to York?

Direct trains from London to York have been found.

We usually find around 51 direct trains on the route from London to York every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 55 departures.

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.

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 06:15, and the last at 22:00.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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.

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

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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