Trains to York

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England. The municipality is the traditional county town of the historic county of Yorkshire to which it gives its name. The city has a rich heritage and has provided the backdrop to major political events in England throughout much of its two millennia of existence. The city offers a wealth of historic attractions, of which York Minster is the most prominent, and a variety of cultural and sporting activities making it a popular tourist destination.

How to get there

York railway station is a principal stop on the East Coast Main Line from London to Newcastle and Edinburgh. It takes less than two hours to get to York from London by rail, with at least 25 direct trains each weekday.

The station is also served by long distance services linking Edinburgh and Newcastle with destinations in south and west England via Birmingham, a frequent service of semi-fast trains linking York to Newcastle, Scarborough, Leeds, Manchester, Manchester Airport, and Liverpool. Local stopping services connect York to Selby, Harrogate, Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and many intermediate points, as well as many other stations across Greater Manchester and Lancashire.

York railway station is close to a number of attractions, including the York Minster, Jorvick Viking Centre, National Rail Museum, York Castle Museum, York Dungeon, and York Castle

Many tourists visit York and arrive and depart using York railway station. There are lots of shops, bars and restaurants in the area giving plenty of options for a fun day out.


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Last updated:   04 December 2019