Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to York

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£50

Average

£79

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to York will cost around £ 79 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.

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08:30Glasgow Queen Street3h59 12:29York
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£501One-way
09:30Glasgow Queen Street4h00 13:30York
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£551One-way
09:45Glasgow Queen Street4h06 13:51York
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£601One-way
08:45Glasgow Queen Street4h09 12:54York
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£601One-way
09:00Glasgow Queen Street3h38 12:38York
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£1251One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to York

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08:30Glasgow Queen Street3h59 12:29York
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08:45Glasgow Queen Street4h09 12:54York
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09:00Glasgow Queen Street3h38 12:38York
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09:30Glasgow Queen Street4h00 13:30York
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09:45Glasgow Queen Street4h06 13:51York
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10:00Glasgow Queen Street3h36 13:36York
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Sun
22 May
£50London North Eastern Railway
£55National Express
Mon
23 May
£42London North Eastern Railway
£42National Express
Tue
24 May
£31Northern Rail
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Wed
25 May
£34Northern Rail
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Thu
26 May
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£34National Express
Fri
27 May
£46London North Eastern Railway
£40National Express
Sat
28 May
£34London North Eastern Railway
£35National Express
Sun
29 May
£32London North Eastern Railway
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Mon
30 May
£38London North Eastern Railway
£35National Express
Tue
31 May
£34London North Eastern Railway
£35National Express
Wed
1 Jun
£35Northern Rail
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Thu
2 Jun
£42London North Eastern Railway
£46National Express
Fri
3 Jun
£42London North Eastern Railway
£36National Express
Sat
4 Jun
£32London North Eastern Railway
£52National Express
Sun
5 Jun
£57London North Eastern Railway
£48National Express
Mon
6 Jun
£35Northern Rail
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Tue
7 Jun
£27London North Eastern Railway
£33National Express
Wed
8 Jun
£31Northern Rail
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Thu
9 Jun
£24London North Eastern Railway
£33National Express
Fri
10 Jun
£31Northern Rail
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Fastest train times from Glasgow to York

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 36 m

Average

3 h 54 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

293 km

It's difficult to get from Glasgow to York without changing at least once.

Fastest
10:00Glasgow Queen Street3h36 13:36York
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£1251One-way
09:00Glasgow Queen Street3h38 12:38York
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£1251One-way
08:30Glasgow Queen Street3h59 12:29York
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£501One-way
09:30Glasgow Queen Street4h00 13:30York
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£551One-way
09:45Glasgow Queen Street4h06 13:51York
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£601One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to York

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£43 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Glasgow to York cover the 182 miles (293 km) long route taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £43, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in York.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Glasgow to York

CrossCountry trains will get you from Glasgow to York from £31. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Glasgow to York you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Glasgow to York online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Glasgow to York as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains from Glasgow to York start at £56 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 182 miles (293 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Glasgow to York. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Glasgow to York CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: £56

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train to York from Glasgow:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Glasgow to York

Trains from Glasgow to York are provided by CrossCountry and Virgin trains East Coast. There are up to three departures an hour throughout the day from the early hours of the morning until shortly before midnight. The journey takes around three and a half hours. The route from Glasgow Central Station is direct while trains leaving from Queen Street require a connection at Edinburgh Waverley Station. The first departure Sundays is later.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Glasgow to York?

Departure Station:Trains from Glasgow to York depart from either Queen Street or Central Station. Both are located in the city centre and have car parks, bicycle storage, taxi ranks and bus stops. A regular shuttle bus service to Glasgow Airport departs from Queen Street Station while Glasgow Central is on the city's SPT subway network.

Arrival Station:Trains arrive in the attractive concourse of York Station. This large station has a car park, taxi rank, local bus stops and bicycle storage facilities and is located about 15 minutes walk from the city's historic heart.

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to York

Travel by train to York easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to York.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train to York from Glasgow?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Glasgow to York for as low as £31  for the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Glasgow to York?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to York train price to come in at an average of £43  one way.

What is the distance to York from Glasgow by train?

You should expect to travel around 182 miles (293 km)  to York from Glasgow by train.

How long does it take from Glasgow to York by train?

On average the Glasgow to York train time is 3 h 40 min  covering the 182 miles (293 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station in Glasgow goes to York? Which train station do I come into York from Glasgow?

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to York   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Glasgow? Where is the train station in York?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Glasgow Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in York, called York, is located around 0.5 miles (790 m) away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Glasgow to York?

For the best Glasgow to York train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail, London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Glasgow and York to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains per day are there to York from Glasgow?

On average, there are 9 trains a day from Glasgow to York. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Glasgow to York?

The first train from Glasgow to York leaves at 04: 33   and the last train for this leaves at 18: 39. Omio shows you the latest train from Glasgow to York timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Glasgow to York to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket between Glasgow and York within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £43 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Glasgow to York are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
York
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip from Glasgow to York.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper