York City riverside with red bricked shopped and buildings to the side and a tall clock tower.

London to York Train Tickets

Book Cheap Train Tickets From London to York

York is a destination well worth visiting when you visit the UK. The LNER train London to York Train Station runs regularly, making traveling to the beautiful city easy. Once you arrive, you have many amazing attractions to choose from, including York Minster, National Railway Museum York, and Jorvik Viking Centre. Taking a direct service from London is probably one of the most time-saving ways to reach the famous place in England in terms of transportation. York Trains are also operated by Grand Central; both operators run services on the picturesque East Coast Mainline route.

You can find York Train Information and purchase your ticket with us. If you book early, you can save money by getting an advance ticket.

Traveling From London to York by train

Departure Station

London Kings Cross

Arrival Station



174 Miles / 279 Kilometers

First Train


Last Train


Fastest Journey Time

1 Hour 46 Minutes

Avg. Journey Time

2 Hours 3 Minutes


56 Services per day


Grand Central, LNER

London to York Train Routes

As the East Coast Mainline is such a popular route, there are many other destinations you may want to visit along the way. Peterborough, Newcastle, and Edinburgh are just some of the other cities on the East Coast Mainline from London.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a direct train from London to York?

There is a direct train from London to York that runs regularly. LNER and Grand Central operate services.

How long does it take to travel from London to York?

LNER runs high-speed Azuma trains from London to York, which can take just 1 hour and 46 minutes, though the average travel time is 2 hours and 3 minutes.

What are the London to York train times and schedule?

You can view the London to York Train Times and Schedule by searching for your journey using our booking engine.

How much is the train ticket from London to York?

The cost of a train ticket from London to York can vary depending on how early you book and whether you save money by splitting your tickets with us.

When should you book your train tickets from London to York?

You should book your train tickets from London to York as early as possible to get the cheapest fare. Cheaper tickets are released up to 12 weeks before the date of travel.

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