Edinburgh to York by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to York by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to York take around 2 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 259 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and York.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to York?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to York have been found.
We usually find around 45 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to York every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 42 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to York?
The Edinburgh to York train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to York train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to York is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:48 and the last train is around 21:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 05:48, and the last at 20:00.
What's the Edinburgh to York train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to York are $17.84.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $27 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $59. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to York by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and York?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to York, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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