CrossCountry makes travelling from Newcastle to York, quick, easy and hassle-free. Plus, when you travel with us, you can purchase Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.
Our spacious and modern trains take you from Newcastle to York in the blink of an eye. The short journey takes less than an hour, and you can enjoy all the comfort that CrossCountry provides. Our trains travel directly from Newcastle Central Station to York Station, dropping you off in the heart of this beautiful city. The journey will fly by and you will have wonderful views of the passing countryside and towns on the way.
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Travelling to York
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Travelling from Newcastle to York
York is a fascinating city, rich in history and culture. The compact centre makes it easy to see everything in a short period of time – though you can stay for longer to fully immerse yourself in all the city has to offer. Whether you’re looking for charming shopping streets, enriching museums, stunning art galleries, or the magic of the medieval, there’s really nowhere quite like York.
Are there direct trains from Newcastle to York?
Yes, all our CrossCountry services between Newcastle and York are direct, without the need to change.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Newcastle to York?
Travelling from Newcastle to York with CrossCountry means you can enjoy the best level of care and comfort we provide. Enjoy ample seating space and charge points as standard, as well as luggage storage facilities. Our trains also boast an at-seat service of light refreshments. However, should you wish to upgrade to First Class, you can take advantage of all the extra luxuries this coach has to offer.
Does York Station have step-free access?
York Train Station is accessible to those with a range of mobility needs. The station is step-free throughout and has accessible ticket counters and machines in the main concourse. Assistance reaching platforms is available, as are ramps for train access.
How far is the city centre?
York Station is conveniently located in the city centre, so you can reach many of the top attractions easily.
Does the station have family areas?
York Station has several waiting areas that are free for families to use. Baby changing facilities are also available.
For further information about York Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in York
Onward travel: Taxis and Buses in York
From York Station, visitors can walk to many of the city’s top attractions in around 10-15 minutes. Most of the central part of the city is pedestrianised, so it’s great to explore on foot. For those who would rather catch a bus, York has a reliable bus service that connects the city centre with much of the surrounding area. Many of the bus services pass through the station, making it very convenient. For those who prefer, there is a taxi rank available at the station, or you can order taxis by phone from one of the many local taxi companies.
Shopping in York
While York has many high street favourites available, the real charm of this city lies in its independent, boutique and second-hand shops. As you walk around the winding maze of streets, you will find a delight around every corner, whether it’s a vintage clothing shop, a second-hand book emporium, an old-fashioned sweet shop or a quaint tea room. If you’re looking for a bargain, take a bus to the York Designer Outlet where you will find a range of deals on brands like Armani Exchange, Coach, Calvin Klein and more.
Culture in York
Steeped as it is in history, it’s unsurprising that York is home to an incredible array of cultural experiences. Visit York Castle, York Dungeon or the Jorvik Viking Centre to find out more about the many people and cultures that have made up this unique city. Discover the crypts deep beneath the York Minster. If you prefer something light hearted, visit the York Chocolate Museum, or the York Art Gallery. There is also a wide range of theatres and music venues for you to explore. With so much to do, you’re sure to return to York time and time again.
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Whether you’re looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our York Guide can help you plan the perfect journey!
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