Trains from London to York

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Sat 24 Feb

08:11 10:30
£57
02:19 hrs

Sun 25 Feb

08:45 10:45
£57
02:00 hrs

Mon 26 Feb

08:03 09:54
£28
01:51 hrs

Tue 27 Feb

08:03 09:54
£28
01:51 hrs

Wed 28 Feb

09:08 11:30
£22
02:22 hrs

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London to York Train Information

Avg. Train Duration2h 1m
Trains arrive inYork
Trains depart fromLondon
Train Ticket Price£ 21.52
Distance280 km
Train Companies
  • Grand Central Trains
  • East Coast

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.


    East Coast offers Anytime, Off-Peak, Advance, Plusbus, and Season fares. East Coast also offers First Class and Standard Class tickets.


    Advance


    Valid on the time and date shown on ticket.


    Advance 1st Single


    Seat reservations are required.


    This ticket is valid for the date and time shown on your reservation. Please note that not all trains offer first class facilities and this fare does not guarantee that first class accommodation will be available on all legs of the journey for which it is purchased. Ticket is subject to availability.


    Anytime


    No Seat Reservations


    Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Valid for off peak trains, times, and routes on the date shown on the ticket. First class facilities cannot be guaranteed without a reservation for all journey legs, please check availability before you book.


    Super Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Anytime


    Outward or Single: Valid for travel any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Return: Valid for travel any time shown on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy.


    1st Class


    Can be used on any train at any time on the date and route shown on the ticket. Please note, not all trains offer first class facilities and this ticket does not guarantee their availability on the service you travel on.


    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.


    Grand Central Trains offers Anytime, Off-Peak, Advance, Plusbus, and Season fares. Grand Central Trains also offers First Class and Standard Class tickets.


    Advance


    Valid on the time and date shown on ticket.


    Advance 1st Single


    Seat reservations are required.


    This ticket is valid for the date and time shown on your reservation. Please note that not all trains offer first class facilities and this fare does not guarantee that first class accommodation will be available on all legs of the journey for which it is purchased. Ticket is subject to availability.


    Anytime


    No Seat Reservations


    Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Valid for off peak trains, times, and routes on the date shown on the ticket. First class facilities cannot be guaranteed without a reservation for all journey legs, please check availability before you book.


    Super Off-peak


    Outward or single: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes on the date shown on ticket. Return: Restricted to super off peak trains, times and routes, validity may vary but generally valid for one calendar month of the outward.


    Anytime


    Outward or Single: Valid for travel any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Return: Valid for travel any time shown on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy.


    1st Class


    Can be used on any train at any time on the date and route shown on the ticket. Please note, not all trains offer first class facilities and this ticket does not guarantee their availability on the service you travel on.


    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: Journey Details

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.

 

Trains from London to York: Train Journey Information


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Which train companies go from London to York? The main train companies for this route is Virgin East Coast trains. Grand Central also offer a handful of serivces daily.

How long is the train from London to York? The average journey time for the train from London to York is around 2 hours. Although the jounrney time can range from 1 hour and 50 minutes to 2 hours and 22 minutes.

When are the first and last trains of the day from London to York? From Monday to Saturaday, the first direct train from London to York on departs in the capital at 6.15 a.m. On Sundays, the first departure is at 8:40 a.m. The last train to depart from London to York does so at 22:57 p.m from Monday to Saturday. On Sunday the last train from London to York is at 21:00 p.m.

How often are trains from London to York? There are roughly services every 30 minutes from early morning until the final departure in the evening. Sunday services tend to run hourly.

Tips for Booking Cheap Trains from London to York


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How far in advance to book cheap train tickets from London to York? The best time to book trains from London to York in advance is 6 weeks before departure.

When is the cheapest and most expensive time of day to catch the train from London to York? The cheapest time of day to travel from London to York is between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Prices for train tickets double if the route requires a change, otherwise train tickets from London to York don't increase too much.

Train Station Info and Getting to the City Centre


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Where do trains from London to York depart from? All trains from London to York depart from King's Cross station, which is located close to the Camden area. It is less than a ten-minute walk from the centre 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 centre to King's Cross are just as frequent but take slightly longer to reach King's Cross station.

Where do trains from London to York arrive at? All trains from London to York arrive at York railway station. The city's main train station is less than a five-minute walk from the city centre 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

Everything you need to know about London Bridge train station

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Everything you need to know about London Euston train station

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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 Victoria train station

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This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11

This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

Everything you need to know about London Paddington 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 Liverpool Street train station

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  • WC

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