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.
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102 miles (164 km)
60 trains per day
Direct trains available
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.
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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.
The fastest journey time by train from Peterborough to York is 1 hour and 3 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Peterborough to York leaves at 06:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Peterborough to York cover a distance of around 102 miles (164 km) during the journey.
If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from York to Peterborough.
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.
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