Birmingham Airport to York by train

  • First train
    06:05
  • Last train
    22:46
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 30m
  • Distance
    173 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 48m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham Airport to York by train

Fast trains from Birmingham Airport to York take around 2 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 173 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham Airport and York.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham Airport to York?

Journeys between Birmingham Airport and York usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Birmingham Airport to York every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham Airport to York?

The Birmingham Airport to York train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham Airport to York train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham Airport around 06:05 and the last train is around 22:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham Airport around 06:29, and the last at 22:40.

When to book Birmingham Airport to York train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham Airport to York by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham Airport and York?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham Airport to York, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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