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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from York to Glasgow 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 Prices for train tickets York to Glasgow will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 15 days in advance, tickets should be available from £24 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £52 for your journey. Thus, you can save 55% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 15 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.
The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between York and Glasgow by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Glasgow to York and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The most efficient way to spend less on your York Glasgow train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 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.
How much can I save with a railcard?
If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.
For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a York Glasgow 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 approximately 2 trips from Glasgow to York (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.
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 rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.
(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 Glasgow 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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