Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to York

Showing times and prices for Dec 1

Cheapest

$106

Average

$109

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to York will cost around $ 109 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 106.

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10:03AMBirmingham New Street2h27 12:30PMYork
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$1061One-way
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10:12AMBirmingham New Street3h18 01:30PMYork
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$1061One-way
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10:49AMBirmingham New Street3h43 02:32PMYork
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$1061One-way
09:03AMBirmingham New Street2h27 11:30AMYork
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$1141One-way
08:03AMBirmingham New Street2h27 10:30AMYork
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$1141One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to York

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08:03AMBirmingham New Street2h27 10:30AMYork
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09:03AMBirmingham New Street2h27 11:30AMYork
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10:03AMBirmingham New Street2h27 12:30PMYork
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10:12AMBirmingham New Street3h18 01:30PMYork
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10:49AMBirmingham New Street3h43 02:32PMYork
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Tue
Nov 30
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$26National Express
Wed
Dec 1
$106Cross Country
$25National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$106Cross Country
$22Flixbus
Sat
Dec 4
$106Cross Country
$21Flixbus
Sun
Dec 5
$107Cross Country
$24National Express
Mon
Dec 6
$107Cross Country
$24National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$39Cross Country
$24National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$40Cross Country
$15Flixbus
Fri
Dec 10
$105Cross Country
$24National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$51Cross Country
$15Flixbus
Mon
Dec 13
$51Cross Country
$24National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$50Cross Country
$13Flixbus
Fri
Dec 17
$50Cross Country
$30National Express
Sat
Dec 18
$51Cross Country
$36National Express
Mon
Dec 20
$51Cross Country
$36National Express

Fastest train times from Birmingham to York

Showing times and prices for Dec 1

Fastest Journey

2 h 27 m

Average

2 h 52 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

173 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for York every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 173 km distance in an average of 2 h 52 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 27 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 43 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:03AMBirmingham New Street2h27 12:30PMYork
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$1061One-way
Fastest
09:03AMBirmingham New Street2h27 11:30AMYork
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$1141One-way
Fastest
08:03AMBirmingham New Street2h27 10:30AMYork
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$1141One-way
10:12AMBirmingham New Street3h18 01:30PMYork
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$1061One-way
10:49AMBirmingham New Street3h43 02:32PMYork
3 changes
$1061One-way

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Train between Birmingham and York with Crosscountry Railways

Find the best trains between Birmingham and York with Omio's travel partners Crosscountry Railways from $106 (€88). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Crosscountry Railways

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Birmingham and York, check Omio for Crosscountry Railways trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 107 miles (172 km) journey from Birmingham to York, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Crosscountry Railways trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Crosscountry Railways train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Birmingham to York as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Crosscountry Railways train on Omio. If you search for trains from Birmingham to York in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Crosscountry Railways tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Crosscountry Railways trains between Birmingham and York starting at $106 (€88), buy your official Crosscountry Railways tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

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Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to York
Travel by train to York easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to York.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Birmingham and York cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Birmingham to York to cost as little as $106 (€88)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Birmingham to York on average?
The train price between Birmingham and York is on average $106 (€89)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Birmingham to York by train?
The Birmingham to York train distance is approximately 107 miles (172 km).
How long is the train to York from Birmingham?
On average the Birmingham to York train travel time is 2 h 26 min  for the 107 miles (172 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Birmingham goes to York? What train station do I come into York from Birmingham?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to York.

Where is the train station in Birmingham? Where is the train station in York?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city center of Birmingham. The most popular arrival train station in York, called York, is located around 0.4 miles (607 m) away from its city center.

What train providers go from Birmingham to York?
For the route from Birmingham to York you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Birmingham and York on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I book a direct train from Birmingham to York?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Birmingham to York with Cross Country, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many trains per day are there between Birmingham and York?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Birmingham to York. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When should I book the Birmingham to York train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains from Birmingham to York to cost on average $106 (€89) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to York train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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York
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey from Birmingham to York.
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Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales