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Overview: Train from York to Glasgow

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£38 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway or Cross Country

Trains from York to Glasgow cover the 182 miles (293 km) long route taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £34, but the average price of train tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains York to Glasgow

Travel from York to Glasgow from £34 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.


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

CrossCountry tickets between York and Glasgow are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with CrossCountry to Glasgow from York all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 182 miles (293 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest York to Glasgow routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry York to Glasgow train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Glasgow with CrossCountry!

Train information from York to Glasgow with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 44 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between York and 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 York to Glasgow

With trains from York to Glasgow that take as little as three hours 30 minutes and several departures available every hour, it's easy to travel flexibly and quickly on this busy and popular route. Cross Country offers several direct services throughout the week, but most of the trains on this route require at least one change.

Which train companies travel from York to Glasgow?

This route is serviced by three operators: Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway and Northern Rail. Most of the services are delivered by Cross Country and London North Eastern Railway (LNER.)

How long is the train from York to Glasgow?

The fastest service takes three hours 30 minutes and is offered by Cross Country with one change at Edinburgh Waverley. Typically, most of the trains take between three hours 40 minutes and around four hours. The final night service on this route, which leaves at around 9:00 p.m., can take around nine hours, with a single change at Edinburgh.

How many trains are there from York to Glasgow?

Train services on this route begin at around 6:30 a.m. during the week and operate until around 9:00 p.m. There are slightly fewer services at the weekends and these begin later in the day as well, from around 8:00 a.m. During the week and especially at busy commuter periods, there are up to four trains per hour. Even at quieter times, there will usually be at least one scheduled train service on offer.

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

Departure train station: York Station is located on the edge of the city centre. With 11 platforms, it is a key tourist and business hub alike and has facilities that reflect its status. Passengers will find a first class lounge, accessible toilets, taxis, public WiFi, ATMs, a newsagent, trolleys, lockers, onward bus travel, a car park, a bureau de change and retail, coffee and food outlets.

Arrival train station: Glasgow Queen Street is the city's terminus station and Scotland's third busiest railway station. Located by historic George Square, it offers plenty of passenger facilities, including an open plan concourse, retail, coffee and newsagent units, accessible toilets, long platforms, waiting areas, digital information boards and ticket machines. There is a help desk, payphones, WiFi and easy onward travel with taxis and bus stops directly outside.

Travel Tips: Trains from York to Glasgow

Travel by train to Glasgow 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 York to Glasgow.

What is the cost of cheap trains from York to Glasgow?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from York to Glasgow for as little as £34  in the next 7 days.

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

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the York to Glasgow train price to come in at an average of £38  one way.

How many miles is it from York to Glasgow by train?

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

How long is the train from York to Glasgow?

The train time to Glasgow from York is on average 3 h 24 min  for the 182 miles (293 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Glasgow from York by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the York to Glasgow train leave from? Which Glasgow train station do I come into from York?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from York   and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Where is the train station in York to go to Glasgow? Where is the train station in Glasgow located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from York and travel around 0.4 miles (607 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Glasgow Central and need to travel approximately 0.5 miles (757 m) from the train station to the city centre in Glasgow.

Which train providers can take me from York to Glasgow?

For the journey from York to Glasgow you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from York to Glasgow on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains per day are there between York and Glasgow?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from York to Glasgow. 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 York to Glasgow?

If you prefer early morning trains from York to Glasgow, the first train leaves at 08: 06. If you prefer late night trains from York to Glasgow, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 51. Omio shows you the latest train from York to Glasgow schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

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

The price of a one way train ticket from York to Glasgow is on average £38 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Glasgow from York available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from York is York. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at York for your trip to Glasgow from York.