Trains London to York

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  • Fastest journey is 1 hour and 57 minutes (direct)
  • About 108 trains a day from London to York
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Facts

Trains London <> York  

Booking horizon  approx. 12 weeks
Duration 1h57
Distance  222 miles
Direct trains Yes
First train London 07h00
Last train London 23h30
First train York 04h00
Last train York 22h20
Trains per day 108
Train company Virgin Trains / Grand Central
Station London London King's Cross
Station York York

Timetable

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The first train leaves at 07h00 from London King's Cross to York, the last train leaves at 23h30. The journey time is 1 hour and 57 minute between the two cities. Each day 108 trains run between London and York. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from London to York!

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2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations are optional
  • At-seat catering is available 
  • Free wifi 

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Solo seats 
  • A seat reservation is included if you buy online 
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power sockets at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • Free meal 
  • Free drinks
  • Free newspaper

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London Kings Cross - Info

Railway Station London

"London Kings Cross" is one of the main stations in London and is the starting station for trains to York, Newcastle and Cambridge. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 01:36
  • Saturday 05:00 - 00:36
  • Sunday 05:30 - 01:36

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: There are Santander hire cycles available near this station. See Santander Bike Hire for further details.
  • First class lounge: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  Baggage Storage (Lockers). Situated on the main Concourse. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Parking: yes, http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/

To the Big Ben: 

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton, change at Green Park, Jubilee to Stratford, get off Westminster Station
  • Walking: 57 minutes
  • Bike: 20 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 91 (recommended)
  • Taxi: 18 minutes

To London Waterloo: 

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton, change at Oxford Circus, Bakerloo to Elephant & Castle 
  • Walking: 52 minutes
  • Bike: 22 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 59
  • Taxi: 22 minutes

To London St. Pancras: 

  • Walking: 2 minutes

To London Euston: 

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton 
  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 91, 390, 10, 476
  • Taxi: 5 minutes

To London Victoria:

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton 
  • Walking: 74 minutes
  • Bike: 27 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 390
  • Taxi: 26 minutes

To London Paddington: 

  • Underground: Hammersmith & City Line to Paddington 
  • Walking: 64 minutes
  • Bicycle: 29 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205
  • Taxi: 20 minutes

To London Marylebone: 

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton, change at Oxford Circus, Bakerloo Harrow & Wealdstone  
  • Walking: 50 minutes
  • Bike: 19 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205 (recommended) 
  • Taxi: 16 minutes

To London Liverpool Street: 

  • Underground: Northern to Morden  
  • Walking: 50 minutes
  • Bike: 18 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205, 214
  • Taxi: 17 minutes

Finding your platform:
Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

London King's Cross - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near London King's Cross Train Station 

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near London St. Pancras - Trains to London

Studios2Let***

One of the few hotels near St Pancras with good ratings (8+) Opposite a small park, modern rooms. Apartment-style.       
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Cheap hotels near London St. Pancras - Trains to London

St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London*****

By far the best hotel in the area. The hotel forms a part of the St Pancras station. Very comfortable and convenient. Best pick if you have the budget...       
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Fairway Hotel**

3-minute walk from the station. Family run for over 50 years. 7+. Reasonable priced.     
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London King's Cross - Rental cars

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York station - Info

Railway Station York

"York" is the name of the main train station of York.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Saturday 05:45 - 21:00
  • Sunday 07:30 - 21:30
  • Monday - Friday 05:30 - 21:00

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: available from EuropCar office on Platform 1. 
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, Station Short Stay Car Park
  • First class Lounge: no

To the city centre

  • Walking: 5 minutes
  • Bike: 2 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: - 
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:
Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

York station - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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        York train station - Trains to York

The Principal York*****

Fabulous 5-star hotel next to the station. Historical, comfortable, recommended. High ratings.  

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York station - Rental cars

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Rental Cars

1 rental car companies: Alamo