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Trains from Thirsk to London

Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament, London

Craving a trip to the capital? With a wealth of visitor attractions, sights to see and restaurants to enjoy, London offers a variety of things to do for the whole family.

Whether you’re planning a day trip or are staying a while longer, hop on a Grand Central train from Thirsk to London Kings Cross. Whatever plans you have for your visit, our trains will get you there in style.

If you’re in the middle of organising your trip, read on. Our handy guide includes everything you need to know, including the journey duration on your Thirsk to London Kings Cross train, times that our trains operate on this route, and how to get the best deal on your fares! All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride to the country’s vibrant capital in comfort.

How frequent is the Thirsk to London Kings Cross train?

Our trains from Thirsk to London Kings Cross run four times a day on weekdays, starting at 8:03. There are also four services a day on Saturdays, starting at 8:04, and Sundays, when the first train departs at 10:34. These timings are subject to change, so we’d recommend checking ahead before you book.

At Grand Central, we’ve made it easy for you to find our Thirsk to London Kings Cross train times. Simply look out for the GC logo when planning your trip. 

What is the average journey time on a Thirsk to London Kings Cross train?

The average Thirsk to London Kings Cross train journey takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes. Our services to London are direct, so whichever train time you opt for you’ll be able to enjoy a smooth and undisturbed journey when you choose Grand Central.

What services are there on Grand Central trains to London?

You can indulge in a range of onboard facilities on all our Thirsk to London Kings Cross trains. If you need to get online to answer emails or listen to your favourite podcast, the free Wi-Fi service allows you to do so easily while preserving your data in the process.

You can also take your journey to the next level when you choose First Class travel. Here, you can make the most of the extra legroom and lay back in your reclining seat. What more could you want?

Which onboard service will you choose for your journey to the capital?

Which ticket do I need for my Thirsk to London Kings Cross train?

When you’ve found the train times that suit you, you can book the train tickets from Thirsk to London Kings Cross that best fit with your travel plans. Whether you have to be there early in the morning or late in the evening, we have times to suit everyone.

Different types of train tickets are available and are designed to work for all kinds of passenger requirements. The one you choose will depend on a few factors such as when you’re travelling, how flexible your travel plans are, and the number of people you’re travelling with.

If you’re happy to arrive in London outside of rush hour, an Off-peak ticket could be what you need. You’ll find that these are often cheaper fares than those for peak travel times, plus the trains are usually quieter too!

If you’d rather not commit to a time and want to get to the capital at your own pace, our Anytime train tickets are what you need. Alternatively, if you need to arrive at a certain time to meet a friend or attend a meeting, Advance fares let you book the Thirsk to London Kings Cross train service you need.

The ticket you choose will also depend on if you’re doing a day trip or if London is your last stop. Check whether you need a Return to Thirsk or a Single ticket to London before you book.

How can I secure cheap train tickets from Thirsk to London Kings Cross?

Looking for cheap train tickets from Thirsk to London Kings Cross? You’re in luck! You’ll find the fare tends to cost less if you book in advance rather than if you buy on the day. To get the best price, check the train timetable as soon as you know when you want to travel. You’ll be able to see how much the tickets will be for the day and time you have in mind.

Another great way to save on your rail fare, especially if you travel regularly, is by investing in a Railcard. If you’re eligible, you could get a discount of as much as 1/3 off most ticket prices on selected routes across the UK. There are different types available, so it’s worth checking to see if you qualify for one.

How do I book Thirsk to London Kings Cross train tickets?

We’ve made it quick and easy to book your trip to London. Begin by heading to our journey planner and adding in your travel information. Here, you’ll need to select the Thirsk to London Kings Cross train time and fare that works for you.

After that, you’ll need to select how you want your tickets to be delivered. There are several options available. You could opt for an e-ticket, which will arrive in your email inbox once you’ve completed your booking. You might prefer to collect your tickets from the vending machine at the station. Or, if it’s easier, we’ll pop them in the post to you.

Once you’ve completed those booking stages, click on the ‘continue’ button, double-check your journey details and personal information, and pay. From there, you’re all booked on your Thirsk to London Kings Cross train.

Things to do in London

There’s so much to discover in London, even if you’re only vising for the day. Whether it’s a short trip or a longer break, the capital has plenty of historical and cultural events and attractions for you to enjoy.

Do you love seeing a show or play? Head down to the West End. No matter if you’re a musical theatre fan or prefer to fall off your seat laughing at a comedy, there are always a wealth of different shows available all year round.

If you’ve been to the capital before and have experienced many of the tourist attractions already, have you tried the hidden gems? Discover the beauty of The Royal Arcade off Old Bond Street or take in the peaceful sounds of Postman’s Park on King Edward Street. With so many places to discover, you’ll be able to see a whole new side of the big city.

Are you ready to get out and explore? With its bustling tourist hot spots and vibrant shopping streets, London is home to more than you could ever imagine. Hop on the next Thirsk to London Kings Cross train to explore the UK’s capital and surrounding areas.

Sunderland to London Kings Cross

  • Peak services (except Fridays)
  • Service running Monday only
One-way system in operation at London King's Cross
Please be aware that due to COVID-19 restrictions, a one-way system is in operation at London King's Cross station. Please allow additional time for transfers when travelling to or from the station, particularly when using the London Underground.