York to Stafford by train

  • First train
    06:16
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 25m
  • Distance
    146 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    50
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 50m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from York to Stafford by train

Fast trains from York to Stafford take around 2 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 146 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Stafford.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Stafford?

Journeys between York and Stafford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 48 departures on the route from York to Stafford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 54 departures.

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

The York to Stafford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Stafford is usually scheduled to depart York around 06:16 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:00, and the last at 23:06.

When to book York to Stafford 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 Stafford by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Stafford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Stafford to York by train

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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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