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Trains from Leeds to York

Running 15 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

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Sit back and relax, while you enjoy your train journey from Leeds to York. The average journey time for this route is 30 minutes and is a hugely popular route, with regular services covering the tracks throughout the week and over the weekend. The views from the window vary from the pretty Primrose Valley Park to the local villages dotted along the edge of the tracks. York Station enjoys a central location, making it a fantastic way to travel if you plan on exploring the local attractions.

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CrossCountry Trains from Leeds to York

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Travelling to York

  • First CrossCountry train - 08:07
  • Last CrossCountry train - 21:19

Travelling from Leeds to York

The historic city of York has a rich heritage and offers its visitors a wealth of historical sights and attractions. One of the most prominent attractions in the city is York Minster and the city attracts millions of visitors every year looking to soak up York’s charming atmosphere for themselves.

Once you have arrived in York

Onward travel: Buses & Taxis

The central location of York Train Station makes it easy to walk to many of the city’s top attractions and much of the central area is pedestrianised. However, there are also plenty of bus services to take advantage of on Station Road right outside the front entrance if you want to go further afield to areas. A taxi rank operates from the station and many local taxi companies can be booked in advance to take you to your hotel should you prefer not to wait.

Shopping in York

Monks Cross Shopping Park is one of York’s most famous shopping centres and is the perfect place to go should you fancy a shopping spree. Coppergate and Vangarde are also popular, plus there are plenty of antique shops selling everything from second hand clothing to vintage jewellery. If you want to get your hands on some designer gear, why not hop on a Park & Ride bus to get to the York Designer Outlet?

Culture in York

York is a cultural hub that doesn’t shy away from its historical roots, despite boasting many modern areas. Old and new come together in a charming city setting, with traditional venues such as the York Art Gallery standing alongside modern attractions like the York Barbican located on Barbican Road. Trendy indie films are shown in the York City Screen on Coney Street, while those looking for a ghostly experience may want to take part in one of the many ghost tours that take place throughout the city after dark.

Spending time in York?

There are so many things to see and do in York, you can easily spend anything from a day to a week exploring the city. Read our Guide to York and find out everything you need to know about this historical city.

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