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Journey information from York to London Kings Cross

  • Train Fares from: £13.10
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  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

York to London Kings Cross train times information

Direct train services from York to London Kings Cross are provided by Virgin Trains East Coast. Times vary, but there are generally between two and four trains every hour. It takes approximately two hours to reach Kings Cross.

Virgin Trains East Coast provides free Wi-Fi and a plethora of eating options. Standard passengers may enjoy a la carte dining at breakfast and dinner in the restaurant car, or they may opt for a quick bite and a drink at the café bar. Additionally, first class travellers enjoy at-seat dining via a trolley service. If you would like to bring your bicycle, please call in advance to arrange a space.

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

    The average journey time between York and London Kings Cross is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 43 trains per day travelling from York to London Kings Cross. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The last train from York to London Kings Cross 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.
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Find journey information for London Kings Cross to York

Did you know you could also travel from York to London Kings Cross by bus? Find out more about that journey here.

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