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The journey to York with Virgin Trains is worth every minute, no matter if you’re travelling from the north or the south. Glorious new carriage interiors. Free Wi-Fi in Standard Class. Beam our spanking new on-board entertainment service (on us!) Sexy spruced First Class lounges. An exclusive new First Class menu. You name it. 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. You can now book 6 months in advance! That’s right, you can now book our lowest fares for weekday journeys between any two stations north of York (including York) AND between London King's Cross and stations north of York (including York) up to 24 weeks ahead of travel. 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.

Wherever you're headed, if you book through Virgin Trains, there's always a top range of exclusive deals.

Here's what we've got on at the moment: 


Free Wi-Fi. On board. On us

When you travel with us and book direct.

Beam up! Our brand new (and completely complimentary!) on-board entertainment service, Beam, is here, packed with blockbusters, boxsets, TV shows, games and magazines to make your journeys even more glorious. Simply download our on-board entertainment app before you board so you’ll be ready to stream the second you sit. Prepare for enterTRAINment.

25% off for small groups

If you’re going in a group of 3-9 people, prepare to become their hero. With our small group savings, you can get all of them 25% off Virgin Trains East Coast Advance tickets. Leaving you with more money to have fun in York. Perfect!

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, we’ve teamed up with award-winning chef James Martin, to bring you a new and exclusive First Class complimentary menu. Now that is class.

Only we sell our lowest fares

You’ll always get the best prices at

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!

Our new loyalty schemes

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


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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