Edinburgh to York train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to York

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Cheapest

50

Average

82

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to York is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:06AMEdinburgh Waverley2h33 10:39AMYork
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501One-way
Cheapest
09:05AMEdinburgh Waverley2h33 11:38AMYork
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501One-way
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley2h25 10:55AMYork
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671One-way
09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley2h24 11:54AMYork
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1051One-way
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley2h29 10:29AMYork
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1101One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to York

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, February 6
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley2h29 10:29AMYork
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08:06AMEdinburgh Waverley2h33 10:39AMYork
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08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley2h25 10:55AMYork
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09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley2h30 11:30AMYork
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09:05AMEdinburgh Waverley2h33 11:38AMYork
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09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley2h24 11:54AMYork
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to York

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Fastest Journey

2 h 24 m

Average

2 h 29 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

260 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for York every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:30AMEdinburgh Waverley2h24 11:54AMYork
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1051One-way
08:30AMEdinburgh Waverley2h25 10:55AMYork
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671One-way
08:00AMEdinburgh Waverley2h29 10:29AMYork
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1101One-way
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley2h30 11:30AMYork
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1101One-way
08:06AMEdinburgh Waverley2h33 10:39AMYork
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501One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to York

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$145 (€127)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail, Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Edinburgh to York cover the 161 miles (259 km) long route taking on average 2 h 33 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $145 (€127), but the average price of train tickets is $145 (€127). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in York.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry from Edinburgh to York trains

For as little as $145 (€127) you can travel by train from Edinburgh to York with Northern Rail (3), First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3
CrossCountry

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to York from Edinburgh. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    Enjoy a smooth and easy trip to York from Edinburgh with First TransPennine Express 3! As an official travel partner of First TransPennine Express 3, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from First TransPennine Express 3, compare the best routes between Edinburgh and York as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable First TransPennine Express 3 Edinburgh to York train ticket available today. If you search for First TransPennine Express 3 tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to York from Edinburgh on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 161 miles (259 km) route between Edinburgh and York with ease and comfort on a train with First TransPennine Express 3.

      CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh and York you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

      Find the perfect CrossCountry train to York from Edinburgh for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Edinburgh and York. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 161 miles (259 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Edinburgh to York train ticket can cost as little as $145 (€127) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and York in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

        Trains from Edinburgh to York

        Taking trains from Edinburgh to York is straightforward on routes provided by CrossCountry and Virgin trains East Coast. The first departure is at around 6:00 a.m., getting into York approximately 2.5 hours later. There are then three departures an hour throughout the day until the last train leaves at about 9:00 p.m. Please note the 8:00 p.m. train involves a connection at Newcastle and has a slightly longer journey time of around 3 hours. There is a reduced service on Sundays. Trains depart from Edinburgh Waverley Station and arrive at York Station.

        Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh to York

        Travel Tips: 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 Edinburgh to York.
        FAQs
        Train tickets between Edinburgh and York for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $145 (€127)  one way in the next 7 days.
        If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to York train price to come in at an average of $145 (€127)  one way.
        The Edinburgh to York train distance is approximately 161 miles (259 km).
        On average the Edinburgh to York train time is 2 h 33 min  covering the 161 miles (259 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

        Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in York.

        Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (660 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

        Passengers arriving in York most often arrive at York and need to travel around 0.5 miles (790 m) from this train station to the city center.

        If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to York, you can rely on Northern Rail, Transpennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Cross Country or TransPennine Express Service to get you to York. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Edinburgh to York journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
        If you book a train ticket from Edinburgh to York within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $145 (€127) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to York from Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

        Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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        York
        The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey from Edinburgh to York.
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        Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
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        Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
        Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
        Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
        Metro: No metro available.
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        Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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