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Ashford to York by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    21:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 56m
  • Distance
    340 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Ashford to York by train

Fast trains from Ashford to York take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 340 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ashford and York.

1. Are there direct trains from Ashford to York?

Journeys between Ashford and York usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Ashford to York every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ashford to York?

The Ashford to York train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ashford to York train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Ashford around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ashford around 05:43, and the last at 20:43.

When to book Ashford to York train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ashford to York by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ashford and York?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ashford to York, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.