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Trains from London to Halifax
Are you going home after important business in the capital? Or are you travelling north to visit friends and family? Whatever the reason for your trip, let us get you where you need to be quickly and comfortably on our trains to Halifax from London King’s Cross.
Thanks to our four direct trains running every weekday, you can get from A to B without worrying about changing services throughout the journey. Simply sit back, relax and let us get you there at a time to suit you.
Whether you’re planning to visit the iconic Piece Hall or host a business meeting in the University Business Centre, get your journey started right by booking your London King’s Cross to Halifax train tickets with us. You can find more information about ticket types, journey times and more below.
What is the average journey time from London to Halifax?
Typically, our trains to Halifax from London King’s Cross take around two hours and 50 minutes – but of course this depends on when you want to travel. We operate four direct services to Halifax every weekday, as well as weekend services, so there are plenty of train times to choose from. And, because they are direct from A to B, you can get settled in your seat without worrying about getting off and changing trains on route.
If you know when you’d like to hop onboard, book your London to Halifax train tickets in a few simple steps using our online booking platform. You can also book train tickets for all other operators via Grand Central. For clarity, when viewing your journey online, all our services are marked with the symbol.
What is the distance between London and Halifax?
The distance between London and Halifax is approximately 168 miles, depending on which route you take.
What services are available on Grand Central trains to Halifax from London King’s Cross?
We have a range of fantastic facilities on board our trains from Halifax to London King’s Cross. Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, you can take advantage of the free WiFi to get important work done, scroll on social media or listen to music. Plus, our onboard menu offers a range of refreshments that are ideal for those on the go, including coffee, tea, fresh sandwiches and a variety of snacks.
We also have First Class and Business travel available on our trains to Halifax from London King’s Cross, which provide a relaxing and welcoming environment. With large reclining seats and plenty of leg room, our First Class carriages offer premium comfort, so you can unwind and watch the world go by. You’ll also enjoy an at-seat service with complimentary snacks and drinks.
What London to Halifax train tickets do I need?
There are many different London to Halifax train tickets available, all of which offer great value for money. Which ticket type will be best for you will depend on what time of the day you need to travel, how flexible your travel arrangements are and which class you’d like to travel in.
There are three main types of train ticket, which are Anytime, Advance and Off-Peak. Our Anytime fares are perfect if you need a little flexibility with the time you hop onboard, as you can use your ticket on any valid train. If you’re searching for the cheapest train tickets from Halifax to London King’s Cross, our Advance fares may be the best option. This is because you can usually bag the best deals on train tickets if you book in advance. Off-Peak tickets also offer great value and are valid on trains outside of rush hour.
Plus, if you’re travelling from London King’s Cross to Halifax, train tickets can often be cheaper when you take advantage of our offers. For example, we have Multibuy and Group Travel offers which can hugely cut the cost of your tickets, so it’s worth seeing if your journey is eligible today. Start planning your journey here to find the best option to suit you.
How do I book London to Halifax train tickets?
Once you have decided when you want to travel, you can book your London to Halifax train tickets via our Grand Central booking platform. If you’ll be heading back to London again, you can also book your return journey from Halifax to London on our website.
Once you are booked, don’t forget to check out our blog for useful tips to make your journey more enjoyable.
Things to do in Halifax
There’s plenty of things to keep you occupied once you arrive in Halifax. One of the most popular attractions for families is Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, which is packed full of fun interactive activities. Or, if the weather’s nice, head to the scenic Shibden Park where you can wander around the pretty boating lake, sip coffee at the café and explore historic Shibden Hall.
In the evening, head to the centre to enjoy dinner at an independent restaurant or a show at one of the fantastic theatres. Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, there’s plenty on offer in this historic market town. Start planning your trip today by booking your seat on one of our trains to Halifax from London King’s Cross.
- Grand Central train times - West Riding - London King's Cross to Bradford Interchange
- Peak services (except Fridays)
Trains not calling at Pontefract Monkhill
Services suspended until further notice
Monday - Friday London Kings Cross 10:57 14:48 16:27 19:48 Doncaster 12:35 16:23 18:04 21:22 Pontefract Monkhill 12:58 16:54 - - Wakefield Kirkgate 13:15 17:14 18:31 21:51 Mirfield 13:28 17:27 18:46 22:03 Brighouse 13:36 17:35 18:54 22:11 Halifax 13:48 17:47 19:06 22:26 Low Moor 13:55 17:54 19:14 22:34 Bradford Interchange (arrive) 14:02 18:01 19:21 22:41
Saturday London Kings Cross 10:48 15:48 16:27 19:57 Doncaster 12:22 17:22 18:05 21:34 Pontefract Monkhill - - - 22:03 Wakefield Kirkgate 12:50 17:50 18:31 22:21 Mirfield 13:02 18:02 18:46 22:33 Brighouse 13:10 18:10 18:54 22:41 Halifax 13:20 18:22 19:05 22:54 Low Moor 13:27 18:30 19:13 23:01 Bradford Interchange (arrive) 13:35 18:40 19:19 23:09
Sunday London Kings Cross 11:50 15:50 18:53 19:22 Doncaster 13:21 17:22 20:39 21:00 Pontefract Monkhill - - - - Wakefield Kirkgate 13:45 17:51 21:00 21:24 Mirfield 13:58 18:03 21:16 21:39 Brighouse 14:06 18:11 21:23 21:46 Halifax 14:19 18:22 21:34 21:58 Low Moor 14:27 18:30 21:41 22:06 Bradford Interchange (arrive) 14:35 18:37 21:48 22:13
One-way system in operation at London King's Cross Please be aware that due to COVID-19 restrictions, a one-way system is in operation at London King's Cross station. Please allow additional time for transfers when travelling to or from the station, particularly when using the London Underground.
- Peak services (except Fridays)