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Journey information from London Kings Cross to York

  • Train Fares from: £13.30
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  • Changes: Direct

London Kings Cross to York train times information

Trains depart London Kings Cross for York once every half hour on average; the trip takes a little over two hours in most cases. London North Eastern Railway (LNER) provides the majority of the services, with Grand Central Railway operating a handful of the trains on this route during the week.

Travellers on East Coast trains enjoy access to wireless internet connections, and a well-stocked snack bar. The amenities for first class passengers include free refreshments, complimentary wireless access and more spacious seating arrangements.

Grand Central offers free Wi-Fi for all its passengers.

*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
  • How long does it take to travel from London Kings Cross to York by train?

    The average journey time between London Kings Cross and York is . On an average weekday, there are 57 trains travelling from London Kings Cross to York. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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  • What is the fastest journey from London Kings Cross to York by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from London Kings Cross to York cost?

    Train tickets from London Kings Cross to York can start from as little as £13.30 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from London Kings Cross to York?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London Kings Cross to York without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London Kings Cross to York.

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  • What is the distance between London Kings Cross and York?

    The distance between London Kings Cross and York is 173 miles.

    Distance: 173 miles
  • What time is the first train from London Kings Cross to York?

    The first train from London Kings Cross to York departs at .

    What time is the last train from London Kings Cross to York?

    The last train from London Kings Cross to York departs at .

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    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

London Kings Cross to York timetable

Check out the next trains departing from London Kings Cross to York for Tuesday 14th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
07:0609:272h 21m, direct
07:3009:322h 2m, direct
08:0009:501h 50m, direct
08:3010:312h 1m, direct
09:0611:292h 23m, direct

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from York to London Kings Cross.

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How to find cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross to York

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