Penrith to York by train

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    21:58
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 2m
  • Distance
    133 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 42m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Penrith to York by train

Fast trains from Penrith to York take around 3 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 133 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Penrith and York.

1. Are there direct trains from Penrith to York?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Penrith 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 Penrith to York?

The Penrith to York train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Penrith around 06:39 and the last train is around 21:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Penrith around 05:58, and the last at 20:51.

When to book Penrith 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 Penrith to York by train.

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Which train companies operate between Penrith and York?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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.