Runcorn to York by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 3m
  • Distance
    125 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 40m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Runcorn to York by train

Fast trains from Runcorn to York take around 2 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 125 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Runcorn and York.

1. Are there direct trains from Runcorn to York?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Runcorn 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 30 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Runcorn around 05:56 and the last train is around 23:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Runcorn around 05:57, and the last at 22:24.

When to book Runcorn 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 Runcorn to York by train.

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Which train companies operate between Runcorn and York?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport for Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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.