Trains from London to York

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Fri 19 Jan

08:03 09:54
31 €
01:51 hrs

Sat 20 Jan

08:00 09:50
33 €
01:50 hrs

Sun 21 Jan

09:47 11:40
31 €
01:53 hrs

Mon 22 Jan

09:08 11:30
18 €
02:22 hrs

Tue 23 Jan

08:30 10:32
18 €
02:02 hrs

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London to York Train Information

Avg. Train Duration2h 4m
Trains arrive inYork
Trains depart fromLondon
Train Ticket Price 22.97 €
Distance280 km
Train Companies
  • East Coast
  • Grand Central Trains

What train companies travel from London to York

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board East Coast trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on East Coast trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on East Coast trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for East Coast trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on East Coast trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


What's on board Grand Central Trains trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Grand Central Trains trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on Grand Central Trains trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for Grand Central Trains trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on Grand Central Trains trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


Trains from London to York

Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way of traveling between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes in the UK. The first journey from London to York offered by East Coast or Grand Central Trains departs at 6:15 a.m. with the last service departing at 10:00 p.m. Trains are regular seven days a week, departing around every half hour up until the last two trains at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Occasionally, there is a third service every hour, though the time this service departs can vary. Most trains are direct, though a few require a change at Doncaster. Peak fares apply between 6:15 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., but do not apply in the evening.

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London to York Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from London to York when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€124

1 Day in Advance

€75

1 Week in Advance

€75

2 Weeks in Advance

€62

1 Month in Advance

€51

3 Months in Advance

€51

London to York Trains: General Information


Travelers can offset some of the cost of train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.


  • autobus All London to York trains are run by Virgin Trains East Coast or Grand Central Trains.
  • autobus All trains are direct, depart from London's King's Cross train station and arrive at York train station.
  • autobus Trains from London to York take as little as 1 hour and 48 minutes to arrive in York.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to York train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.




Based on GoEuro's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on London to York trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 40% cheaper to book a London to York train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Finally, London to York train costs are 59% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from London

All trains from London to York depart from King's Cross station, which is located close to the Camden area in London. It is less than a ten-minute walk from the center of Camden and can also be accessed by tube and bus. Tube services run seven days a week until late from Camden underground station, departing every five minutes and reaching King's Cross in around four minutes. Buses from Camden town center to King's Cross are just as frequent but take slightly longer to reach King's Cross station.

Getting into York by Train

York is a beautiful northern English city with a rich cultural heritage. It is home to the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, York Minister, and was voted European Tourist City of the Year in 2007. York railway station is less than a five-minute walk from the city center and can be also easy to reach by bus, with services departing every five minutes from Parliament Street. Taxi services are also available.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Everything you need to know about London Charing Cross train station

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Everything you need to know about London Kings Cross train station

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Everything you need to know about London Victoria train station

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Everything you need to know about London Liverpool Street train station

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