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Trains from Northallerton to Thirsk

Planning a trip to Thirsk soon? From independent cafes and restaurants to several attractions close by, there’s so much to discover and enjoy for the whole family.

Whether you’re looking to visit for a day or you’re hoping to enjoy a mini-break, get there with ease when you take a Grand Central train from Northallerton to Thirsk. We’ll make sure you enjoy a relaxing journey and start your trip off right.

To help you plan your trip, we’ve created this handy guide that includes everything you need to know about how to get the best deal on your fare, the latest Northallerton to Thirsk train times, and ideas of what you might want to do during your visit.

How frequent is the Northallerton to Thirsk train?

To find our train services to Thirsk, simply look out for the logo when planning your trip.

Our Northallerton to Thirsk trains run four times a day on weekdays and Saturdays, starting at 07:55. There are also four services on Sundays, with the first at 10:25. These services are subject to change, so please check ahead before you book.

What is the average journey time on a Northallerton to Thirsk train?

Northallerton to Thirsk train times average at eight minutes, so you can be in this beautiful market town in no time at all! No matter which service to Thirsk you choose, you’ll enjoy an easy, hassle-free journey when you hop on board with us.

What services are there on Grand Central trains to Thirsk?

Your journey might be short, but we want it to be as enjoyable and fuss-free as possible. That’s why we offer a wide range of onboard facilities on all Grand Central trains from Northallerton to Thirsk.

Looking for an extra dash of luxury? Why not indulge in our First Class travel option? Our standard seating is designed to keep you comfortable, but our First Class offering takes things to a whole new level. Sit back and relax in our reclining seats and use the extra legroom to really get comfy.

Need to send some last-minute emails or listen to your favourite podcast during your journey? The free Wi-Fi service allows you to do that and so much more, saving you the worry of running out of data.

Whichever onboard service you choose, you can make the journey your own.

Which ticket do I need for my Northallerton to Thirsk train?

When you’ve found the Northallerton to Thirsk train times that work for you, you can book your train tickets direct here. Choose from our different ticket types, each designed to work for a range of travel needs. The one you choose will be based on several factors, such as when you want to travel and the number of people in your group.

If you’ve got a specific time and date in mind, our Advance fares will be the perfect fit. Alternatively, you might be a little bit more flexible about when you want to arrive. If so, an Off-peak ticket might be right for you. These are often cheaper than other types of tickets and are valid for travel outside of rush hour.

Want the ultimate freedom for your travel time? Our Anytime train tickets are the one for you! These are valid on any Grand Central train, and you’re not committed to a specific travel time. If you wake up late, you won’t need to worry about missing your service!

There are other things to consider when booking your ticket. For instance, will you need to book a return journey? You’ll need to arrange tickets for both ways if you’re doing a day trip and Northallerton is your final destination. If Thirsk is your last stop, you’ll need a Single ticket.

Should you have any questions about your Northallerton to Thirsk train tickets, feel free to get in touch. Our team is on hand to help you book and offer any guidance.

How can I secure tickets for a Northallerton to Thirsk train?

For cheap train tickets from Northallerton to Thirsk, book ahead when you can. The fare usually costs less if you arrange your tickets in advance rather than buying them on the day. Check out the train timetable as soon as you know when you want to travel and secure a great price for your tickets.

Looking for more ways to save? Invest in a Railcard! If you’re eligible you could save as much as 1/3 off most rail travel, plus it’s valid for a whole year – perfect if you’re planning on visiting Thirsk a few times. There’s a range of Railcards available, so it’s worth checking to see if you fit the criteria for one.

How do I book tickets for a Northallerton to Thirsk train?

It’s quick and easy to book your train tickets from Northallerton to Thirsk. Begin by looking at our journey planner and letting us know your travel information.

When you select the fare and times that work for you, you can choose how you want to receive your tickets. Whether you decide to have them delivered by post, sent as an e-ticket via email or collect them at the station, pick the option most convenient for you.

When you’re ready, click the ‘continue’ button and check over your journey details. When you’re sure everything’s correct, you’ll be asked to pay. From there, you’ll be booked onto your Northallerton to Thirsk train.

Things to do in Thirsk

No matter your reasons for travelling, there’s plenty to do for the whole family in Thirsk. Whether you’re visiting for the day or staying for a long weekend, you’ll discover a wealth of activities, sights to see and places to enjoy.

If you’re a big fan of adventure, why not head to the breathtaking Sutton Bank National Park. Only a short journey from the centre of Thirsk, it’s a great day out. Don’t forget to pack your sandwiches and walking boots and get ready to experience some of the most incredible views.

Heading for a day at the races? Thirsk Racecourse is one of the most popular in the area. This small but friendly course has everything you need and more to enjoy a day watching the various classes of horse. Whether you indulge in a private box or stand close to the action, you’re sure to have a fun-filled day out!

With a wealth of independent bars, restaurants and cafes, as well as popular market days on Mondays and Saturdays (including bank holidays), your next trip to Thirsk will be unforgettable.

Board the next Northallerton to Thirsk train to explore this Yorkshire town and its stunning surroundings for yourself.

  • Sunderland to London Kings Cross
    •          Peak services (except Fridays)
    • Monday - Friday
      Sunderland 06:43 08:44 12:30 15:30
      Hartlepool 07:05 09:08 12:55 15:54
      Eaglescliffe 07:35 09:39 13:14 16:15
      Northallerton 07:55 09:59 13:39 16:33
      Thirsk 08:03 10:08 13:48 16:43
      York 08:22 10:26 14:07 17:06
      London Kings Cross (arrive) 10:14 12:31 16:08 19:08
    • Saturday
      Sunderland 06:43 08:28 12:18 15:29
      Hartlepool 07:08 08:53 12:42 15:53
      Eaglescliffe 07:35 09:15 13:01 16:13
      Northallerton 07:55 09:33 13:19 16:33
      Thirsk 08:04 09:42 13:28 16:43
      York 08:22 10:09 13:48 17:06
      London Kings Cross (arrive) 10:15 12:14 15:44 19:06
    • Sunday
      Sunderland           09:23 12:12 14:12 18:12
      Hartlepool 09:47 12:36 14:39 18:36
      Eaglescliffe 10:07 12:57 14:58 18:57
      Northallerton 10:25 13:15 15:18 19:20
      Thirsk 10:34 13:25 15:27 19:29
      York 10:54 13:47 15:48 19:49
      London Kings Cross (arrive) 12:41 15:42 17:42 21:42
                
    • 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.