Delve a little deeper into England’s colorful history by booking a trip from London to York by train! Whether you board with Virgin Trains East Coast, Grand Central, East Midlands Trains or Hull Trains, you’re assured a comfortable, relaxing travel experience with style. Both First and Standard class seating are available on all trains, along with a number of friendly services and handy amenities.
Though most York-bound trains leave London from King’s Cross station, some depart instead from St. Pancras Int. on weekends (East Midlands), with all trains arriving at York railway station. Frequent departures are available each day, allowing you to travel from London to York by train when it suits you best!
Your journey takes you to the historic walled city of York, first established by the Romans during the 1st century BC. Even today, large sections of this ancient defensive wall remain intact. Still, York is a contemporary, cultural city with a host of museums, pubs, cafés and restaurants to satisfy even the most discerning tourist. Particularly of interest are the gothic York Cathedral, National Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and York Art Gallery.
Purchase your London to York ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’ e-ticket here and you’ll receive your order confirmation along with a ticket collection reference number by email shortly thereafter. Simply use this number to retrieve your actual ticket from a local ticket collection machine and you’ll be ready for travel!
When booking your ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’, the following fare options may be available: