Glasgow to York train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to York

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Glasgow to York is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Northern Rail
08:004h29
Glasgow
12:29York
£381One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:003h29
Glasgow
12:29York
£441One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:174h12
Glasgow
12:29York
£471One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:364h53
Glasgow
14:29York
£501One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
06:294h25
Glasgow
10:54York
£501One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGlasgow to York

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 May
London North Eastern Railway
09:003h29
Glasgow
12:29York
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:174h12
Glasgow
12:29York
0 changes
Northern Rail
06:294h25
Glasgow
10:54York
0 changes
Cross Country
08:383h59
Glasgow
12:37York
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:364h53
Glasgow
14:29York
0 changes

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Train times from Glasgow to York

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 29 m

Average

4 h 14 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

293 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Glasgow for York every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
09:003h29
Glasgow
12:29York
£441One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:383h59
Glasgow
12:37York
£531One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:174h12
Glasgow
12:29York
£471One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
06:294h25
Glasgow
10:54York
£501One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:004h29
Glasgow
12:29York
£381One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to York

distanceDistance182 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£56 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Caledonian Sleeper or ScotRail

Trains from Glasgow to York cover the 182 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Caledonian Sleeper or ScotRail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £56, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in York.

Train companies: East Coast, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains Glasgow to York

You can travel by train between Glasgow and York with East Coast, CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) for as low as £37. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

The Caledonian Sleeper is a train service operating in the United Kingdom. It offers overnight journeys between London, Scotland, the North of England and Wales. The service is operated by Serco and consists of two types of trains: the Classic Sleeper and the Lowland Sleeper. The Classic Sleeper offers comfortable sleeping berths, while the Lowland Sleeper offers reclining seats. Both trains offer onboard facilities such as Wi-Fi, power sockets, and complimentary tea and coffee. Ticket types include Standard, First Class and Solo. Standard tickets offer access to the lounge car, while First Class tickets include access to the lounge car and complimentary breakfast. Solo tickets are available for single travellers and offer access to the lounge car and a private sleeping berth. The most popular routes for the Caledonian Sleeper are London to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Passengers can also travel from London to Aberdeen, Fort William and Dundee.

Caledonian Sleeper from Glasgow to York train information:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 13 min
  • Cheapest Price: £234
  • Caledonian Sleeper frequency: 1 a day

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.

FAQs: Glasgow to York train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow 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
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to York can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to York is £56; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to York train travel time is 3 h 25 min   for the 182 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to York leaves at 04: 33. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to York leaves at 18: 30.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day from Glasgow to York with East Coast or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Glasgow to York, you can count on East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, Caledonian Sleeper or ScotRail for the best way to get you to York. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Glasgow to York and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Glasgow to York with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at York, located 0.5 miles (787 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to York from Glasgow is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Glasgow to York is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to York from Glasgow including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and York

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
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Glasgow Airport
Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange

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