York to London Kings Cross

Travel from the former capital of the North to the capital in the South without paying a king's ransom. With a cheap train ticket, see for yourself how the castles and cathedrals compare. Or just forget all that ancient history and concentrate on having the time of your life in a happening, global city. At these prices and with just a two-hour journey time, you could make a habit of it.

Upcoming direct journeys for York to London Kings Cross

Friday 09 September 2022

Live departures
Departs Destination Platform Status
11:58 12:20 London Kings Cross (KGX) 5A
Delayed * Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

Delayed This service is delayed by 22 minutes and estimated to depart at 12:20

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

* Service update:

09:30 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross due 13:52 has been delayed at Edinburgh and is now 29 minutes late.
This is due to train crew being delayed.

Further Info:

We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today. If your journey has been delayed you may be entitled to some compensation. Find out more about our Delay Repay scheme at lner.co.uk/delay. Follow us on Twitter at @LNER for the latest Travel Updates.


12:02 London Kings Cross (KGX) 6
On time * Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 12:02

London North Eastern Railway from York to London Kings Cross

* Service update:

Facilities on the 12:02 York to London Kings Cross due 14:24.
Will be formed of 9 coaches. There are no reservations on this service throughout.
Additional Information:
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today.

Further Info:

This service is formed of a different type of Azuma train from normal today and has a different layout: Standard Class is located in Coaches A, B, C, G, H, J and K. First Class is now located in Coaches K, L and M. Universally accessible toilets are located in Coach A and Coach M. Coach H is the Quieter Coach, and the CafeBar is located in Coach G. Reservations will be suspended on this service.


12:32 12:50 London Kings Cross (KGX) 3
Delayed Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

Delayed This service is delayed by 18 minutes and estimated to depart at 12:50

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

12:58 13:02 London Kings Cross (KGX) 3
Delayed * Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

Delayed This service is delayed by 4 minutes and estimated to depart at 13:02

London North Eastern Railway from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross

* Service update:

07:52 Aberdeen to London Kings Cross due 14:49 has been delayed between Kirkcaldy and Inverkeithing and is now 14 minutes late.
This is due to a speed restriction because of severe weather.

Further Info:

We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to your journey today. If your journey has been delayed you may be entitled to some compensation. Find out more about our Delay Repay scheme at lner.co.uk/delay. Follow us on Twitter at @LNER for the latest Travel Updates.


13:33 London Kings Cross (KGX) 3
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 13:33

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

13:59 London Kings Cross (KGX) 5A
On time * Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 13:59

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

* Service update:

07:55 Inverness to London Kings Cross due 15:50 will be started from Edinburgh.
It will no longer call at Inverness, Aviemore, Kingussie, Pitlochry, Perth, Gleneagles, Stirling, Falkirk Grahamston and Haymarket.
This is due to heavy rain flooding the railway.

Further Info:

If you are travelling from Inverness, Aviemore, Kingussie or Pitlochry you can travel on the 08:45 Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street service and change at Perth or Stirling. If you change trains at Perth you can join the 11:15 Perth to Edinburgh Scotrail service which arrives at Edinburgh at 12:49. You can then join the 13:00 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross LNER service. If you change trains at Stirling you can join the 11:56 Dunblane to Edinburgh Scotrail service which departs Stirling at 12:04, calling at Falkirk Grahamston at 12:21 and arriving at Edinburgh at 12:56. You can then join the 13:30 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross LNER service. If you are travelling from Pitlochry, Perth, Gleneagles, Stirling or Falkirk Grahamston, a replacement coach operated by Photoflash will depart Pitlochry at 09:28. We are currently sourcing further rail replacement coaches and will share further details as soon as possible. Alternatively, customers travelling from Perth can join the 10:14 Perth to Edinburgh service arriving at Edinburgh at 11:52. You can then join the 12:00 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross LNER service or the 12:30 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross LNER service. If you are travelling from Stirling, Falkirk Grahamston or Haymarket you can join the 10:31 Dunblane to Edinburgh Scotrail service which calls at Stirling at 10:38, Falkirk Grahamston at 10:53, Haymarket at 11:22 and arriving at Edinburgh at 11:26. You can then join the 12:00 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross LNER service or the 12:30 Edinburgh to London Kings Cross LNER service. Customers who have tickets booked on this service on Friday 9th September may postpone travel to Saturday 10th September or Sunday 11th September at no extra charge. If you do postpone your journey, we highly recommend that you make a new reservation by visiting www.lner.co.uk/reserve, our Travel Centres or via the LNER App. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused to your journey today.


14:03 London Kings Cross (KGX) TBC
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 14:03

London North Eastern Railway from York to London Kings Cross

14:07 London Kings Cross (KGX) 3
On time Buy Details

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 14:07

Grand Central from Sunderland to London Kings Cross

14:32 London Kings Cross (KGX) 3
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 14:32

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

14:59 London Kings Cross (KGX) 3
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 14:59

London North Eastern Railway from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross

15:33 London Kings Cross (KGX) 3
On time Buy Details Journey uses an LNER train

On time This service is scheduled to depart at 15:33

London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

RELATED FAQS

Average travel time (2h 8m)

  • The equivalent to exploring the entirety of the Tate Modern.
  • The equivalent of four complete rotations of the London Eye.

Distance (173 miles)

  • It's about 2,000 times as long as The Shambles
  • It's about 35,000 times as long as a London bus

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York to London Kings Cross

Average travel time
2h 6m

York to London Kings Cross

Distance
173 miles

York to London Kings Cross

First LNER train
04:40
Last LNER train
22:25

How many trains per day travel this route?

Approximately 36 trains per day.