York to Welwyn by train

  • First train
    04:40
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 49m
  • Distance
    247 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from York to Welwyn by train

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

1. Are there direct trains from York to Welwyn?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from York to Welwyn 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 38 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Welwyn is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:40 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:40, and the last at 21:46.

When to book York to Welwyn 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 Welwyn by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Welwyn?

More than one train company operates on the route from York to Welwyn, 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
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Welwyn 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.