Trains to York

Explore breath-taking history at breathe easy prices.


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Popular trains to York

York to London

From £16.00

York to Edinburgh

From £21.90

York to Aberdeen

From £125.00

If you’re planning a trip back in time, use our journey planner to pick up a cheap train ticket without paying a king’s ransom. Or enjoy being treated like royalty in luxurious First Class travel for just a little extra. Either way, the price you see is the price you pay. No hidden fees – that’s our Price Promise.

York is serviced by Virgin Trains East Coast’s half hourly high speed services to London. In fact, Virgin Trains East Coast runs more services between York and London than any other operator, as well as regular inter-city trains to Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh and regional connections across Yorkshire. Virgin Trains East Coast offers a great range of value train tickets and cheap rail fares from destinations across England and Scotland.

Make a historic date with the original capital of the North

From Roman settlement to Viking invasion to the Wars of the Roses, York has history within every inch of its ancient walls. Enjoy boutique shopping in streets that combine medieval ambience with modern style. Or if that’s not your bag, you could just sample real ales in one of the many olde English pubs. All it takes is a traditionally cheap train ticket from Virgin.

Things to do in York

York is a true melting pot - where Viking and Roman history collide with bohemian cafes, and a Gothic Minster sits alongside charming independent shops.  

Night owls’ guide to York – restaurants, bars, culture and fun

From arty cinema and French bistros to ghost walks and cool cocktail bars, York has it all going on after dark… book your tickets to York

Shopping in York

York is a shopper’s dream – its historic cobbled streets offer everything from quirky independent stores and heritage brands to high street chains.

Places to eat in York

York is the foodie capital of the north. It may be best known for its Viking history and spectacular Minster, but it's also acclaimed for its grub. Here’s our guide to a foodie day in York.

Where to stay in York

At the end of a busy day, it’s good to know there are plenty of options to lay your weary head.

More travel inspiration

Looking for more inspiration? Here are some of our top picks to inspire you to travel across the East Coast.

Visit York Guide

Need even more reasons to visit York? There are hundreds – grab a cuppa, get comfy and download the York 2017 Visitor Guide here.

Virgin Trains Escapes

Want an easier way to book your rail fare, accommodation and activities for an action packed staycation or mini break – Look no further! Discover more with Virgin Trains Escapes…

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