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Running 16 times a day with CrossCountry*
*Based on scheduled timetable
Take advantage of discounted train tickets up to 15 minutes prior to departure, when you purchase Advance tickets.
Avoid traffic and the stress of navigating when you travel by train from Birmingham to York. Whether it's a trip back home or a journey to discover an amazing new part of the UK, CrossCountry can get you there in comfort and style.
Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.
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From shopping to culture, from history to nature, from attractions to restaurants - York has you covered. You'll arrive directly into York, so you can start exploring immediately. Stay for a day, a weekend, a week or more - you won't run out of things to do in York no matter how long you're there.
Yes, regular direct trains run between Birmingham and York with CrossCountry.
As you would expect from CrossCountry, our service from Birmingham to York has lots of amenities to enjoy. Take advantage of the at-seat service providing drinks and a selection of snacks, as well as plentiful seating choices and charge points (subject to availability). We have everything you need onboard to have a great train journey.
We provide free WiFi on all our trains from Birmingham to York. Whether you're travelling for business or pleasure, it's always better to stay connected with friends, family and even colleagues!
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more info.
If you're travelling from Birmingham to York and want to reserve a seat, check out our ten-minute reservation service. You'll find all the info you need on our Ten Minute Reservation page, but the good news is that it's available on most CrossCountry services for Anytime and Off-Peak ticket holders.
We know you're looking to connect to the people and places you love at the best price, and we're committed to helping you do just that. We've pulled together our tips to help you find the cheapest tickets and we also have a special offers page, which is regularly updated to help you get where you want to go for less.
If you're a railcard holder, you're in luck - there's a good chance you'll be able to save up to 1/3 on your ticket from Birmingham to York. We accept railcards on most of our services, so check out our Railcards page for more information about your specific railcard.
For full information about York station, check out our station guide.
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