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York to Stansted Airport by train

  • First train
    04:40
  • Last train
    22:21
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 39m
  • Distance
    248 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    47
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from York to Stansted Airport by train

Fast trains from York to Stansted Airport take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 248 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Stansted Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Stansted Airport?

Journeys between York and Stansted Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from York to Stansted Airport 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 Stansted Airport?

The York to Stansted Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Stansted Airport 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 04:38, and the last at 21:35.

When to book York to Stansted Airport 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 Stansted Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Stansted Airport?

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

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

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

Stansted Airport 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.