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Grand Central train routes

Connecting Yorkshire and the North East to London with daily direct service from Bradford to London. 

West Yorkshire Service

Our West Yorkshire service connects Bradford, Low Moor, Halifax, Brighouse, Mirfield, Wakefield, Pontefract and Doncaster with London Kings Cross.

North Eastern Service

Our North Eastern service connects Sunderland, Hartlepool, Eaglescliffe, Northallerton, Thirsk and York with London Kings Cross.

Train Timetables

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  • Exceptional service from friendly and helpful staff
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  • No booking fees when buying online

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Our most popular journeys

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Trains from York to London

Travel from Yorkshire to London in less than two hours with Grand Central.

York to London trains
Trains from York to Sunderland

Take in the scenic Durham coastline on the journey by train from York to Sunderland.

York to Sunderland trains
Trains to London From Sunderland

Straight to the centre of the capital in under four hours, direct from Sunderland to London.

Sunderland to London trains
Trains to Sunderland from London King’s Cross

Regular trains from London to Sunderland, without any changes.

London to Sunderland trains
Trains from London to York

Less than two hours from the capital to one of England's most historic cities.

London to York trains
Trains from London to Bradford

Our direct London to Bradford train route takes just three hours.

London to Bradford trains
Trains from Halifax to London

Grand Central operates four direct services from Halifax to London every day.

Halifax to London trains
Trains from London to Halifax

Travelling from London to Halifax? Grand Central can help to you book your train tickets to suit your specific requirements.

London to Halifax trains
Trains from London Kings Cross to Eaglescliffe

When you are looking for trains from London to Eaglescliffe, we have you covered.

London to Eaglescliffe trains
Trains from Eaglescliffe to London King’s Cross

The fastest journeys to London from Eaglescliffe take around 2 hours and 37 minutes on a direct Grand Central service.

Eaglescliffe to London trains
Trains from London to Brighouse

Grand Central can get you to Brighouse station from London King’s Cross with ease

London to Brighouse trains
Trains from Brighouse to London

Grand Central offers direct services from Brighouse station to London King’s Cross Station, which take around 2 hours and 38 minutes.

Brighouse to London trains
Trains from Hartlepool to London

Travelling from Hartlepool to London couldn’t be easier with five direct Grand Central services every weekday.

Hartlepool to London trains
Trains from London to Hartlepool

If you are heading to Hartlepool, Grand Central can help you book your train tickets in no time.

London to Hartlepool trains
Doncaster to London by train

With four Grand Central direct services every weekday as well as weekend options, getting to London from Doncaster couldn’t be easier.

London to Hartlepool trains
London to Doncaster by train

Getting home from London to Doncaster is easy when you book your tickets online with us.

London to Doncaster trains
Trains from Hartlepool to York

Historic York is a great place to spend a fun weekend with friends or family.

Hartlepool to York trains
Trains from York to Hartlepool

Nestled on the coastline between Middlesbrough and Sunderland, Hartlepool offers a great day out for all the family.

York to Hartlepool Trains
Trains from Wakefield to London

Our direct Wakefield to London service takes just over two hours.

Wakefield to London trains
Trains from London to Wakefield

Our direct London to Wakefield train takes just two and a half hours. 

London to Wakefield trains
Trains from Northallerton to London

Our direct Northallerton to London train takes just over two hours.

Northallerton to London trains
Trains from London to Northallerton

Our direct London to Northallerton train takes just over two hours.

London to Northallerton trains
Trains from Bradford to London

Our direct Bradford to London train takes just over three hours.

Bradford to London trains
Trains from York to Northallerton

If you are heading to Northallerton, Grand Central can help you book your train tickets in no time.

York to Northallerton
Trains from Northallerton to York

If you are heading to York, Grand Central can get you there in less than 30 minutes.

Northallerton to York trains
Trains from York to Thirsk

If you are heading to Thirsk from York, Grand Central can get you there in no time.

York to Thirsk trains
Trains from Thirsk to York

If you are heading to York from Thirsk, Grand Central can get you there in just 20 minutes.

Thirsk to York trains
Trains from Sunderland to York

Grand Central operates five direct services from Sunderland to York every day.

Sunderland to York trains
Trains from Doncaster to Wakefield Kirkgate

Our direct Doncaster to Wakefield service gets you there in under 45 minutes.

Doncaster to Wakefield trains
Trains from Halifax to Bradford

Travel to Bradford from Halifax in just 15 minutes.

Halifax to Bradford trains
Trains from Bradford to Halifax

Travel to Halifax from Bradford in just 15 minutes.

Bradford to Halifax trains
Trains to Hartlepool from Sunderland

If you're heading to Hartlepool from Sunderland, Grand Central can get you there in under 30 minutes.

Sunderland to Hartlepool Trains
Trains from Bradford to Doncaster

Travelling to Doncaster from Bradford with Grand Central couldn't be easier, with four direct services everyday.

Trains from Bradford to Doncaster
Trains from Bradford to Wakefield Kirkgate

Regular trains direct from Bradford to Wakefield Kirkgate, without any changes.

Trains from Bradford to Wakefield Kirkgate
Trains from Halifax to Brighouse

Head from Halifax to Brighouse in just 10 minutes with Grand Central.

Trains from Halifax to Brighouse
Trains from Wakefield Kirkgate to Doncaster

From castles steeped in history and tranquil nature reserves to world-class horseracing events and stunning attractions, there’s much to discover.

Wakefield to Doncaster trains
Trains from Doncaster to Bradford

Are you craving a city trip? Bradford offers a variety of sights and sounds to explore.

Doncaster to Bradford trains
Hartlepool to Sunderland Trains

Do you want to visit a city like no other? There’s more to Sunderland than meets the eye.

Hartlepool to Sunderland trains
Trains from Eaglescliffe to York

Enjoy a pleasant, fuss-free journey when you hop on board our Eaglescliffe to York train

Eaglescliffe to York trains
Trains from Thirsk to Northallerton

Are you ready for a country escape with a difference?

Thirsk to Northallerton trains
Trains from Northallerton to Thirsk

From independent cafes and restaurants to several attractions close by, there’s so much to discover and enjoy for the whole family.

Northallerton to Thirsk trains
Trains from Thirsk to London Kings Cross

Craving a trip to the capital? London offers a variety of things to do for the whole family.

Thirsk to London Kings Cross trains
Trains from London Kings Cross to Thirsk

Craving the countryside? Thirsk offers the perfect trip to escape it all and enjoy the outdoors.

London Kings Cross to Thirsk Trains

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