York Train Tickets
BOOKING THE CHEAPEST AVAILABLE TRAIN TICKET for travel to York by rail is quick and easy when you use the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner above.
All you need to do is enter your from and to station, select your travel dates, choose your preferred departure and arrival time and then click the 'Find Tickets' button.
Railsaver will search for and display the cheapest combinations of train fares, including any intermediate connections, to get you from York on the date and at the times that you have selected.
You can also buy York train tickets at any train station with a staffed passenger service counter or a TOD (ticket on depature) machine. It is however usually always cheaper to book your York train ticket online which you may do by as much as twelve weeks in advance.
For more information, including live York train times, ticket availability, arrival and departures times or to check if they are any current train delays on your York rail route please use the navigation menu bars at the top and bottom of this page, or you may contact us directly for assistance.
Travel to York by Train
YORK Railway Station is a main-line railway station in the city of York, England.
York Railway Station lies 303km north of London on Britain's East Coast Main Line (ECML) , the main train line connecting the capital of England with Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland that was originally part of the North Eastern Railway.
Because of its role as a key railway junction approximately halfway between London and Edinburgh, and despite the small size of the city,York is one of the most important railway stations on the British railway network.
York Railway Station is also just a few miles north of the point where the Cross Country and Trans-Pennine routes via Leeds leave/join the ECML connecting Scotland and the North East with southern England, the North West and the Midlands.
York Railway Station Train Operators
York Railway Station is managed by East Coast Trains and used by the following train operating companies:
East Coast provides the majority of services from York to London as well as many services northbound to Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh and northbound to Darlington, Durham, Newcastle Central, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Central, Dundee, Aberdeen, Inverness and Doncaster, Peterborough, London King's Cross and other stations on the ECML.
CrossCountry provides a number of services running as far north as Aberdeen and south as Penzance and Southampton Central, nortbound to Darlington, Durham, Newcastle Central, Berwick-on-Tweed, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen and southbound to Leeds, Wakefield Westgate, Doncaster, Sheffield, Derby, Birmingham New Street, Bristol Temple Meads, Exeter St Davids, Plymouth, Penzance, Reading, and Southampton.
East Midlands Trains provides one weekend return journey between York and London St Pancras via the Midland Mainline, as well as one summertime Saturday journey to/from Scarborough and southbound to Sheffield, Derby, Leicester and London St Pancras as well as other stops on the Midland Main Line
First TransPennine Express provides a number of express services from York across the north of England westbound to Leeds, Huddersfield, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street and northbound to Scarborough, Middlesbrough, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle Central on the North TransPennine Line.
Grand Central runs an open access service between Sunderland and London, northbound to Hartlepool and Sunderland and southbound to London Kings Cross on the ECML.
Northern Rail provides a number of commuter services from York to Knaresborough, Harrogate and Leeds on the Harrogate Line, Leeds, Bradford Interchange, Halifax, Blackburn, Preston and Blackpool North,
Selby and Hull Paragon on the Hull to York Line as well as a limited service to Sheffield on the Dearne Valley Line.
All other National Rail train operators provide connecting services to stations served by trains traveling to and from York.
Railsaver will only offer you the cheapest York train tickets available. Use the National Rail Journey Planner above to book cheap York train tickets in few quick and easy steps.
Important: When you book a York train ticket using the Railsaver National Rail Journey Planner at the top of this page the price of your ticket will include any connections you may need to make en route, and you will not need to purchase any additional train tickets.
If you prefer, you may also travel to York by
National Express intercity coach or bus.
Split Your York Train Ticket
Splitting your York train ticket is a great way to save money, even if you split and book your train ticket to York on the day of departure.
To see how much you can save by splitting your train ticket to York use the automated Railsaver Split Ticket search and booking service that you will find here.