Direct train services from York to London Kings Cross are provided by London North Eastern Railway (LNER). Times vary, but there are generally between two and four trains every hour. It takes approximately two hours to reach Kings Cross.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) 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.
The average journey time by train between York and London Kings Cross is 2 hours and 12 minutes, with around 82 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from York to London Kings Cross is 1 hour and 47 minutes.
Train ticket prices from York to London Kings Cross can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from York to London Kings Cross without having to change trains. There are 82 direct trains from York to London Kings Cross each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from York to London Kings Cross leaves at 03:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from York to London Kings Cross leaves at 22:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from York to London Kings Cross cover a distance of around 173 miles (278 km) during the journey.
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