York to Dublin by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 31m
  • Distance
    347 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from York to Dublin by train

Fast trains from York to Dublin take around 6 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 347 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Dublin.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Dublin?

Journeys between York and Dublin usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from York to Dublin 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 12 departures.

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

The York to Dublin train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Dublin is usually scheduled to depart York around 05:55 and the last train is around 23:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 05:55, and the last at 23:37.

When to book York to Dublin train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 York to Dublin by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Dublin?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • 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.