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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from York to Edinburgh by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
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. Buying your train from York to Edinburgh in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.
Tickets are available from £17 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 73% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between York and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to York and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your York Edinburgh train ticket.
Why should I buy a railcard?
In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.
For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a York Edinburgh ticket is £50.00 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from Edinburgh to York (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.
How much does a railcard cost?
The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for one year.
(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|
|York to Edinburgh train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(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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