If you want to travel from Manchester Airport to York by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Manchester Airport to York by train to take around 2h 9m. You’ll usually find around 58 trains running on this route per day, which spans 63 miles (102 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to your destination. You’ll be travelling on a TransPennine Express service on your way to York, as they operate all trains on this route. Their fastest train takes just 1h 40m and during your journey you can enjoy free WiFi, plug sockets and access to an onboard entertainment platform.
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The average journey time by train between Manchester Airport and York is 2 hours and 9 minutes, with around 58 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Manchester Airport to York is 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Manchester Airport to York can start from as little as £13.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester Airport to York without having to change trains. There are 58 direct trains from Manchester Airport to York each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Manchester Airport to York leaves at 03:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester Airport to York leaves at 00:38. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Manchester Airport to York cover a distance of around 63 miles (102 km) during the journey.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Manchester Airport to York is right for you.
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