Welwyn to York by train

  • First train
    06:02
  • Last train
    21:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 49m
  • Distance
    247 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Welwyn to York by train

Fast trains from Welwyn to York take around 1 hour and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Welwyn and York.

1. Are there direct trains from Welwyn to York?

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

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Welwyn to York every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 45 departures.

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

The Welwyn to York train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to York is usually scheduled to depart Welwyn around 06:02 and the last train is around 21:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Welwyn around 05:54, and the last at 21:53.

When to book Welwyn 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 Welwyn to York by train.

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Which train companies operate between Welwyn and York?

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

  • East Coast
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink

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.