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York to Harrogate by train

It takes an average of 35m to travel from York to Harrogate by train, over a distance of around 18 miles (29 km). There are normally 33 trains per day travelling from York to Harrogate and tickets for this journey start from £9.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 33m
PriceFrom £9.80
Distance18 miles (29 km)
Frequency33 trains per day
First train05:47
Last train22:44
Departure stationYork
Arrival stationHarrogate
ChangesDirect trains available

York to Harrogate train times

Check out the next trains departing from York to Harrogate for Tuesday 12th July 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:10 11:44 34m, direct
11:42 12:15 33m, direct
12:11 12:45 34m, direct
12:43 13:16 33m, direct
13:12 13:45 33m, direct
13:42 14:15 33m, direct
14:12 14:45 33m, direct
14:43 15:16 33m, direct
15:12 15:45 33m, direct
15:42 16:15 33m, direct

Travelling from York to Harrogate by train

Looking to travel from York to Harrogate by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 35 minutes to travel from York to Harrogate by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 33 minutes though. You'll usually find 33 trains per day running along the 18 miles (29 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Harrogate.

To help you get great train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from York to Harrogate in our Journey Planner. Just remember, as well as travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £9.80.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, scroll up for timetables including live train times, or keep reading for FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from York to Harrogate? 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 York to Harrogate take?

The average journey time by train between York and Harrogate is 35 minutes, with around 33 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 York and Harrogate by train?

The fastest journey time by train from York to Harrogate is 33 minutes.

How much does the train from York to Harrogate cost?

Train ticket prices from York to Harrogate can start from as little as £9.80 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 York to Harrogate?

Yes, it is possible to travel from York to Harrogate without having to change trains. There are 33 direct trains from York to Harrogate each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from York to Harrogate leaves at 05:47. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from York to Harrogate leaves at 22:44. 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 York and Harrogate by train?

Trains travelling from York to Harrogate cover a distance of around 18 miles (29 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from York to Harrogate

Train tickets from York to Harrogate start at £9.80 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 York to Harrogate 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

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

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

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