York to Glasgow train

Sat, 25 May
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Cheap train tickets from York to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Cross Country
09:323h50
York station (YRK)
13:22Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
£811One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Cross Country
08:323h37
York station (YRK)
12:09Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
£811One-way
1 change

Train timetableYork to Glasgow

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 25 May
Cross Country
08:323h37
York station (YRK)
12:09Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
1 change
Cross Country
09:323h50
York station (YRK)
13:22Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
1 change

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Train times from York to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 37 m

Average

3 h 43 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

293 km

To travel from York to Glasgow you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Cross Country
08:323h37
York station (YRK)
12:09Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
£811One-way
1 change
Cross Country
09:323h50
York station (YRK)
13:22Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
£811One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from York to Glasgow

distanceDistance182 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£50 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains

Trains from York to Glasgow cover the 182 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like East Coast, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £30, but the average price of train tickets is £50. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train providers: East Coast, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express trains York to Glasgow

Find the best trains between York and Glasgow with Omio's travel partners East Coast, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express from £35. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys from York to Glasgow. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

York to Glasgow train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 4 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: £37

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.

FAQs: York to Glasgow train

FAQs: Travel by train from York 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from York to Glasgow can start from as little as £30 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for York to Glasgow is £50; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from York to Glasgow is 3 h 40 min   to travel the 182 mile long trip, with around there are 7 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from York to Glasgow leaves at 06: 12. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from York to Glasgow leaves at 17: 56.
There are 7 trains a day from York to Glasgow which require at least one change with East Coast, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the York to Glasgow train with East Coast, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between York and Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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

The cheapest month to travel from York to Glasgow by train is December.
You have options as you can travel from York to Glasgow 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in York and Glasgow

York
Glasgow
York is the most popular York railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in York for your journey to Glasgow.
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 800 200 6060
Public transport options for York
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E outside the Principal Hotel

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