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Trains to York

York Station first opened in 1877 and is a vital junction connecting a large number of train companies with all parts of the UK, including CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains East Coast, East Midlands Trains, Grand Central and Northern. Sitting halfway between London and Edinburgh there are lots of things to see and do in York including the National Railway Museum, York Minster, York Castle, the Shambles and York's Chocolate Story to name a few. 

When York Station opened it was the largest anywhere in the world and today boast 11 platforms, all but 3 (9, 10 and 11) are covered by its iconic glass and wrought iron roof. York Station is also a key feature in "Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations" by Simon Jenkins and was one of only 10 stations to be award 5 stars. 

Station details & facilities

York Station has a wealth of facilties across the 11 platforms. On entering the station from Station Road, the ticket office is on your left whilst directly in front of you and to the right are food outlets including Starbucks and West Cornwall Pasty Co. There is also a WH Smith and Costa Coffee just inside the main concourse.  

Platforms can be access either via a footbridge (no lift) which also connects to the National Railway Museum, or via one of two subways with lifts available to all platforms. Toilets are also located on throughout the stations, by Starbucks you'll find the female toliets, whilst the mens toilets are around the corner on platform 2. Additional toilets are also located on platform 7 and 9 in the waiting room (ladies), whilst baby change, accessible toilets and the mens toilets are on platform 8. 

Additional facilities at York station also included: Pumpkin Cafe on platform 10/11, WH Smith in the middle platform island, vending machines on all platforms and seating areas throughout. 

Outside of the station there is a short stay car park, bike storage, taxi rank, drop-off point and a long stay car park. 

Latest

An amended Northern timetable is in place until September. Please check before you travel. More information can be found in Latest Travel News.

13:28

York

London North Eastern Railway

Plat. 5A

Station Due 13:35

13:31

York

London North Eastern Railway

Plat. 9

Station Due 13:35

13:31

York

CrossCountry

Plat. 3

Station Due 13:38

13:34

York

TransPennine Express

Plat. 11

On time

13:36

York

TransPennine Express

Plat. 4

Station Due 13:52

13:43

York

TransPennine Express

Plat. 5B

Station Due 13:45

13:41

York

CrossCountry

Plat. 9

Station Due 13:44

13:40

York

CrossCountry

Plat. 10

On time

13:46

York

Northern

Plat. 8

On time

13:31

London Kings Cross

London North Eastern Railway

Plat. 5A

Station Leaving 13:37

13:35

Edinburgh

London North Eastern Railway

Plat. 9

Station Leaving 13:37

13:35

Penzance

CrossCountry

Plat. 3

Station Leaving 13:39

13:38

Middlesbrough

TransPennine Express

Plat. 11

On time

13:38

York

TransPennine Express

Plat. 4

13:44

Scarborough

TransPennine Express

Plat. 5B

Station Leaving 13:46

13:45

Guildford

CrossCountry

Plat. 9

On time

13:46

Newcastle

CrossCountry

Plat. 10

On time

13:47

Hull

Northern

Plat. 1

On time