Trains from Birmingham to York

Birmingham to York train information

Birmingham York train map

Train duration 2h15m
Arrival York, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 107 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £70.90
Average train price £74.00
  • There are many rail companies across the country & Europe but the journey connecting Birmingham in England to York in England are run by Cross Country.
  • The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to York from Birmingham. The average train time from Birmingham to York is 2h15m to cover the 107 miles.
  • According to our data, the starting fare to take the train in the next month is £70.90. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Birmingham to York train tickets

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Birmingham - York: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Birmingham to York in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £18 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 51% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Birmingham to York trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and York by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets York to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
New Street
£70.90 03/12/2021 11:03 Cross Country 19 days ago
New Street
£70.90 03/12/2021 10:03 Cross Country 19 days ago
New Street
£76.50 03/12/2021 09:03 Cross Country 19 days ago
New Street
£76.50 03/12/2021 08:03 Cross Country 19 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Birmingham York train

Discount Birmingham - York train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Birmingham York train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Birmingham to York cost on average £73.70 (1). When dividing £88 by £73.70 (£88/£73.70 = 1.19), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from York to Birmingham, the card will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to York train £73.70 £49.13 £24.57 1.2

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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