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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to York by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to York

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Bus, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to York

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Train via Edinburgh  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to York

Night train, train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to York

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to York 212.4 miles

Fly, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) GLA - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to York
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to York is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to York is to train which costs £30 - £280 and takes 3h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at York. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Glasgow and York is 183 miles. The road distance is 212.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to York without a car is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs £30 - £280.

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The train from Glasgow Central to York takes 3h 35m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Glasgow to York train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to York train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to York is 212 miles. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Glasgow to York.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to York.
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  • Distance: 183.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and York, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Glasgow Central to York once daily. Tickets cost £110 - £280 and the journey takes 3h 35m. LNER also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Alicante
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£18 - £110
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£18 - £110
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £160
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to York
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£110 - £140
Anytime Day 1st Class
£200 - £280
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£90 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£170 - £250
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to York
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £170
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £260
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £220
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£95 - £140
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £60
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£38 - £42
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£38 - £42
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£170 - £200
Sleeper Berth Classic
£55 - £75
Night train from Glasgow Central to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£40 - £45
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£190 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£90 - £120
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £95
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £95
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £45
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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