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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to York (Region) by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train via Edinburgh  •  3h 34m

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

£37 - £292

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Darlington National Express
  2. Take the train from Darlington to York

£14 - £131

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to York

£30 - £280

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to York (Region) 212.8 miles

£30 - £50

Fly, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) GLA - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to York

£37 - £337

Glasgow to York (Region) by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and York (Region) is around 3h 57m and covers a distance of around 251 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 22m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Caledonian Sleeper, LNER and others, the Glasgow to York (Region) train service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in York. Typically 193 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 57m
Fastest train time:
3h 22m
Train distance:
251 miles
Trains per week:
193
Cheapest price:
£37
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:16
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to York (Region) train schedules

Trains departing Thursday, July 29, 2021

Glasgow → York (Region)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in York (Region) is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow to York (Region) is to drive, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to York (Region) is to train via Edinburgh which costs £35 - £300 and takes 3h 34m.

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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 (Region) is 183 miles. The road distance is 212.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to York (Region) without a car is to train via Edinburgh which takes 3h 34m and costs £35 - £300.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Glasgow to York (Region), including transfers.

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Glasgow to York (Region) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to York (Region) train services, operated by LNER, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to York (Region) is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Glasgow to York (Region).

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to York (Region).
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  • Distance: 182.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to York (Region) via Edinburgh in around 3h 34m.

Airlines
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£18 - £95
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£18 - £95
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Train operators
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
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 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 Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £80
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£90 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£170 - £250
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 Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Leeds to York
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to York
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
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 Darlington
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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