York to Shenfield by train

  • First train
    04:40
  • Last train
    22:21
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 56m
  • Distance
    276 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from York to Shenfield by train

Fast trains from York to Shenfield take around 2 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 276 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Shenfield.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Shenfield?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from York to Shenfield 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 51 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Shenfield is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:40, and the last at 21:35.

When to book York to Shenfield 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 York to Shenfield by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Shenfield?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • East Coast
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • TfL Rail
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Shenfield to York by train

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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.