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Cheapest price€12.62
Shortest Duration5h 25m
Trips per day32
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap bus tickets from London to York

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from London to York is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to York were €20.92. By booking 26 days out, tickets are on average €7.20 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from London to York?

The distance between London and York is approximately 174.24 miles, or 280.35 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 25 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from London to York?

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to York by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Tuesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

National Express from London to York has the most daily schedules

On average there are 32 bus trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from London to York, with an average of 32 trips per day and 164 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from London to York. Of the 32 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from London to York starts at €15.54.

2 carriers offer London to York bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from London to York from €48.04. There are 1 Megabus schedules from London to York and you can expect on average to pay €48.04 for a Megabus ticket to York. In London, Megabus departs to York from Victoria Coach Station and no other station. In York, Megabus arrives at The Stonebow and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from London to York takes 6 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to York in 5 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €48.04 for a weekend getaway trip to York.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 26m
Avg. Price
€48.04

National Express

Book National Express from London to York from €12.62. There are 32 National Express schedules from London to York and you can expect on average to pay €33.26 for a National Express ticket to York. In London, National Express departs to York from Victoria Coach Station and 23 other stations. In York, National Express arrives at Railway Station and no other station.

An average trip on National Express from London to York takes 7 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to York in 5 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 34 trips per day and you could expect to pay €35.80 for a weekend getaway trip to York.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 6m
Avg. Price
€33.26
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 15 stations that have bus departures from London. Most bus trips to York will depart from:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Golders Green
  • High Rd
  • 145-155 A11
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • 405 Mile End Rd
  • 265a New Cross Rd
  • 235 Finchley Rd
  • Kensington Rd
  • St Johns Wood
  • Stockwell
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Vauxhall Park (Stop V)
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • Gloucester Place
Bus trips arrive in York at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in York for trips arriving from London:
  • Railway Station
  • The Stonebow