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Peterborough to York by train

It takes an average of 1h 26m to travel from Peterborough to York by train, over a distance of around 102 miles (164 km). There are normally 60 trains per day travelling from Peterborough to York and tickets for this journey start from £16.90 when you book in advance.

First train

06:09

Last train

23:45

Departure station

Peterborough

Arrival station

York

Journey time

From 1h 3m

Distance

102 miles (164 km)

Frequency

60 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £16.90

Train operators

London North Eastern Railway

About the train journey from Peterborough to York

Thinking about taking the train from Peterborough to York? We’ve got you covered.

On average, it takes around 1h 23m to travel from Peterborough to York by train, and you'll usually find 31 trains running along the route daily for 102 miles (164 km). Once you're on board, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes along the way. Travelling between Peterborough and York means you’ll be taking a London North Eastern Railway (LNER) service. LNER run trains up the East Coast, and their fleet includes several state-of-the-art Azuma trains. Sit back and enjoy free WiFi, on-board catering and power sockets at tables.

If you want to save money, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start a search for cheap train tickets with us today. Want to check if trains are running? Use our timetable to view live train times from Peterborough to York.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Peterborough to York? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Peterborough to York take?

The average journey time by train between Peterborough and York is 1 hour and 26 minutes, with around 60 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Peterborough and York by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Peterborough to York is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from Peterborough to York cost?

Train ticket prices from Peterborough to York can start from as little as £16.90 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.

Is there a direct train from Peterborough to York?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Peterborough to York without having to change trains. There are 60 direct trains from Peterborough to York each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Peterborough to York leave?

The first train from Peterborough to York leaves at 06:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Peterborough to York leave?

The last train from Peterborough to York leaves at 23:45. 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.

What's the distance between Peterborough and York by train?

Trains travelling from Peterborough to York cover a distance of around 102 miles (164 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from York to Peterborough.

Cheap train tickets from Peterborough to York

Train tickets from Peterborough to York start at £16.90 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

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 Peterborough to York is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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