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Feature: Virgin Trains

The journey to York with Virgin Trains East Coast is worth every minute, no matter if you’re travelling from the north or the south. Gliding through rolling hillsides and beautifully expansive countryside, witnessing some of the UK’s most stunning scenery, the trip is a feast for the eyes. And thanks to our fast, frequent and great value services, you’ll arrive in the heart of historic York ready and raring to explore.

Know when you want to travel? Find our best deals when you book in advance. With our best value fares available 12 weeks ahead, the sooner you book the better!

You can book your train travel to York now by using the form on the right hand side of this page. Simple.

Some great reasons to travel with Virgin Trains 

Only we sell our lowest fares

You’ll always get the best prices at In the very unlikely event that you find a better price elsewhere, we’ll match it and refund you the difference. That’s why it’s always best to book direct with us.

There’s more too. You don’t pay booking, credit or debit cards fees with us. Fees? Please!

20% off for small groups

If you’re going in a group of 3-9 people, you get a hefty 20% off when you book our Advance tickets. Leaving you with more money to have fun in York. Perfect!

Our new loyalty schemes

Pick up Nectar points or Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles when you travel with Virgin Trains East Coast. Just book at and we’ll give you two Nectar points or two miles for every £1 you spend on Virgin Trains East Coast tickets. Sweet!

Enjoy all the extras of First Class

Sit back in your extra comfy seat and stretch out to take advantage of all that lovely legroom. There’s also free Wi-Fi to keep you connected, and best of all, complimentary food and refreshments. Now that is class.


Trains to York with Virgin Trains

We've joined up with Virgin Trains to bring you some fantastic rail tickets to York. Tickets can be purchased up to 12 weeks in advance.


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