York to Halifax by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:18
  • Last train
    20:27
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 10m

Travelling from York to Halifax by train

The fastest trains from York to Halifax take around 1 hour and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 56 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Halifax.

Direct trains run between York and Halifax.

We usually find around 18 direct trains on the route from York to Halifax every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 14 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Halifax is usually scheduled to depart York around 05:18 and the last train is around 19:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 06:23, and the last at 20:27.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book York to Halifax 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 York to Halifax by train.

Which trains operate between York and Halifax?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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

Find journey information for Halifax to York

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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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