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Train Information from York to Glasgow

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£41 (€46)
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 journey taking on average 3 h 43 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. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £41, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £36. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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Travel with CrossCountry from York to Glasgow

CrossCountry trains will get you between York and Glasgow from £36. 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 York to Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking to travel by train from York to Glasgow? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the York to Glasgow train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between York and Glasgow, you can expect to travel 182 miles (293 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains between York and Glasgow in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Glasgow from York. Book that perfect York to Glasgow train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from York to Glasgow train information:

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

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from York to Glasgow due to the coronavirus:

  • 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.

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Trains from York to Glasgow
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train between York and Glasgow?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Glasgow from York for as little as £36  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between York and Glasgow?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the York to Glasgow train price to come in at an average of £41  one way.
What is the distance between York and Glasgow via train?
You should expect to travel around 182 miles (293 km)  from York to Glasgow by train.
How long is the train journey between York and Glasgow?
The train time from York to Glasgow is on average 3 h 43 min  for the 182 miles (293 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from York to Glasgow by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from York to Glasgow, which train station in York do I depart from and which train station in Glasgow do I arrive in?

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

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from York, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from York to Glasgow?
If you're looking for trains from York to Glasgow, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway or Cross Country to get you to Glasgow. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the York to Glasgow route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Glasgow from York?
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 time is the earliest train from York to Glasgow? What time is the last train from York to Glasgow?
The first York to Glasgow train departs at 07: 55   and the last train from York to Glasgow leaves at 10: 35. Check out the most up-to-date York to Glasgow train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between York and Glasgow to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket between York and Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £41 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from York to Glasgow are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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