Save on Your Train Tickets to York with Split Ticketing

Get cheap tickets to York by splitting your ticket.

Split ticketing involves splitting your fare into multiple tickets to cover separate parts of the journey whilst traveling on exactly the same train.

Use our ticket search to find hidden split ticket fares. The average saving for these is 30% but you could save up to 70%!

On top of that you’ll pay NO booking or card fees when booking with us. We just take a small percentage of the saving.


Examples of the savings that can be made when buying cheap train tickets to York with SplitMyFare:

London Kings Cross to York

Standard Fare: £124.50

SplitMyFare: £107.70

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £16.80


Edinburgh to York

Standard Fare: £79.50

SplitMyFare: £68.80

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £10.70


Newcastle to York

Standard Fare: £35

SplitMyFare: £20.70

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £14.30



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"It is so wonderful to live in a city that so many people want to visit!” York Residents Festival


Why Visit York by Rail?

We'll tell you where to split your ticket to York in order to make big savings and we provide an easy way to buy your ticket. You'll split your journey into separate tickets but travel on exactly the same train.

Buy your ticket to York with us and in no time you could be enjoying the outstanding cultural and historic wealth York has on offer, maybe walking round the narrow medieval streets with Dame Judi Dench(Well you never know). You might want to take a walk round York Minster, try to escape York Maze or walk down The Shambles, possibly the nicest street in the World. York is a great destination with amazing architecture and lots of interesting attractions, ideal for families and groups of friends.

We recommend a visit to the National Railway Museum, especially if you've got kids. If you're looking for a nice night out, take in a play at the Theatre Royal.

Fact: York Minster was devastated by fire after being struck by lightning in 1984.

The city of York in northern England is known for its charming medieval feel. It’s an extraordinary city that’s rich in culture and history and has retained most of its pre-industrial architecture. A magnificent circuit of 13th century walls surrounds the old city, covering the narrow maze of beautiful cobblestone streets. In the heart of the city lies the York Minster, a remarkable cathedral, hailed as one of the most beautiful Gothic structures in the world.

If you’re coming from London, the average journey time between London King's Cross railway station and York is 2 hours. This medieval city is compact and best explored on foot as it is easy to get around from one side of the city to another.

You can start your journey at York's National Railway Museum. Hailed as the biggest railway museum in the world it houses more than 100 locomotives. Even if you’re not a train fanatic, you’ll enjoy exploring the gleaming carriages, including those used by the royal families in the early days of rail travel. This museum is only a few minutes’ walk away from the York railway station. If you want to explore the other museums in the city, head over to the Jorvik Viking Centre and the Yorkshire Museum. Also check out the Museum Gardens where you can see the Multangular Tower, the most noticeable structure remaining from the Roman walls.

Perhaps the highlight of your trip to York is a visit to York Minster. This awe-inspiring church is in the middle of the city so it’s hard to miss. At the heart of the cathedral is a massive tower that’s well worth climbing for an unparalleled view of the city. The Treasurer’s House is also good to visit as this historic home used to house the medieval treasures of the Minster and was later bought by the famous Yorkshire industrialist Frank Green.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to York

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets to York there are may ways to save money so you can explore York. It may be that you’re getting a train to York for a weekend with friends or with work, whatever the reason our journey planner will help you in getting the cheapest available tickets for your trip. Using the journey planner, you can save money travelling to York and use that in the shops or at a restaurant.

Some of the biggest savings can be had by searching for split tickets as described above. Another way to save money on train tickets to York is by buying an Advance ticket. Advance tickets are usually available from 12 weeks before the date of travel, so it is generally the case that the earlier you book your ticket within this timeframe the cheaper it will be. So if you’re coming to York to catch a flight or for some sightseeing, look out for the advance ticket type when you search for your ticket. The longer you wait to buy your ticket the more the price can go up so try to book as quick as you’re able, advance tickets are not normally available on the day of travel, so try not to book on the day.

You can save even more on your train tickets by using a railcard for your journey to York. If you’re a regular traveller this is particular useful as buying an eligible railcard can save you 1/3 off the price of all of your future tickets.