Trains from York to Glasgow

York to Glasgow train information

York Glasgow train map

Train duration 3h45m
Arrival Glasgow, Scotland
Departure York, England
Distance 183 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £23.20
Average train price £86.00
  • There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between York in England to Glasgow in Scotland are operated by Cross Country.
  • Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Glasgow from York. The average journey duration between York to Glasgow is 3h45m to travel the 183 miles.
  • Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 180 days is £23.20. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for York to Glasgow train tickets

from £23.20 MORE 3h35m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £12.70 MORE 8h58m

York - Glasgow prices calendar

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Train times York to Glasgow

When are the next trains to Glasgow?

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 9 trains from York to Glasgow are available today and 0 tomorrow. The first York Glasgow train leaves at 08:31 and the last one leaves the station at 18:32. The first and last departure times can vary every day and there can be fewer services during weekends as well as public holidays. Rail operators may also adjust the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

York - Glasgow: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£25

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£24

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£31

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£39

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£36

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£52

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Days before Departure

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.

Best prices for York to Glasgow trains

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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
York
Glasgow
Queen Street
£23.20 29/11/2019 19:52 5 days ago
York
Glasgow
Central
£34.25 29/11/2019 18:32 Cross Country 5 days ago
York
Glasgow
Queen Street
£36.30 29/11/2019 07:36 5 days ago
York
Glasgow
Queen Street
£36.50 29/11/2019 18:32 Cross Country 5 days ago
York
Glasgow
Queen Street
£41.10 29/11/2019 19:05 Cross Country 5 days ago
York
Glasgow
Queen Street
£52.00 29/11/2019 17:56 5 days ago
York
Glasgow
Queen Street
£52.00 29/11/2019 08:34 5 days ago
York
Glasgow
Central
£52.00 29/11/2019 17:35 5 days ago
York
Glasgow
Queen Street
£52.00 29/11/2019 14:35 5 days ago
York
Glasgow
Queen Street
£52.00 29/11/2019 08:55 5 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

York Glasgow train

Discount York - Glasgow train tickets

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 £85.28 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £85.28: £88/£85.28 = 1.03. 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 £85.28 £56.85 £28.43 1.03

(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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