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Grand Central & Connections
While Grand Central prides ourselves on providing cost-effective travel to communities across the North East and Yorkshire, we know that sometimes our customers may find their local stations more convenient. That's why we've worked with our sister company CrossCountry, as well as Northern and Transpennine Express in order to provide connecting fares between the following stations and London Kings Cross:
North East connections
West Riding connections
- See a full list of our connecting stations here
Northern station GC Connecting station Train operator Adwick Doncaster Northern Bentley (S. Yorks) Doncaster Northern Brough Doncaster Northern Conisbrough Doncaster Northern Hatfield & Stainforth Doncaster Northern Kirk Sandall Doncaster Northern Hull Doncaster Northern Mexborough Doncaster Northern Scunthorpe Doncaster Northern Sheffield Doncaster Northern & CrossCountry South Elmsall Doncaster Northern Swinton Doncaster Northern Thorne BR Doncaster Northern Crowle Doncaster Northern Fitzwilliam Doncaster Northern Rotherham Central Doncaster Northern Althorpe Doncaster Northern Goole Doncaster Northern Sandal & Agbrigg Doncaster Northern Meadowhall Doncaster Northern & TPE Rawcliffe Doncaster Northern Snaith Doncaster Northern Broomfleet Doncaster Northern Brough Doncaster Northern Ferriby Doncaster Northern Hessle Doncaster Northern Gilberdyke Doncaster Northern Hull Doncaster Northern Hensall Doncaster Northern Whitley Bridge Doncaster Northern Middlesbrough Eaglescliffe Northern & TPE Thornaby Eaglescliffe & York Northern & TPE Dinsdale Eaglescliffe Northern Howden York Northern Huddersfield York & Mirfield Northern & TPE Poppleton York Northern Wressle York Northern Cattal York Northern Selby York Northern Church Fenton York Northern Sherburn-in-Elmet York Northern Ulleskelf York Northern Harrogate York Northern Knaresborough York Northern Starbeck York Northern Hornbeam Park York Northern East Garforth York Northern Cross Gates York Northern Garforth York Northern Micklefield York Northern Pannal York Northern Batley York Northern Leeds York Northern Bramley York Northern Headingley York Northern Cottingley York Northern Horsforth York Northern Burley Park York Northern New Pudsey York Northern Dewsbury Mirfield Northern Ravensthorpe Mirfield & Doncaster Northern Morley Mirfield Northern Darton Wakefield Kirkgate Northern Weeton Wakefield Kirkgate & York Northern Streethouse Wakefield Kirkgate Northern Featherstone Wakefield Kirkgate Northern Knottingley Wakefield Kirkgate & Doncaster Northern Burley Manchester Road Halifax Northern Darlington York & Doncaster CrossCountry & TPE Durham York & Doncaster CrossCountry & TPE Leeds York CrossCountry & TPE Newcastle York & Doncaster CrossCountry & TPE Chester-le-Street York TPE Cleethorpes Doncaster TPE Grimsby Town Doncaster TPE Malton York TPE Scarborough York TPE Seamer York TPE
How do connecting fares work?
Connecting fares provide you with a flexible ticket you can use on the day of your journey to travel from one of the stations listed above to a station served by Grand Central, saving you money versus buying Anytime Return tickets.
How can I buy Grand Central & Connections fares?
For the best value, Connecting fares can be bought on our website using the "Find your train" panel to the left. By booking in Advance, you can save up to 86% on the cost of your travel, and Grand Central will never charge you a booking fee. Alternatively, they are available anywhere else train tickets are sold.
I can't see a connecting fare
If you are unable to see a connecting fare in your journey results, enter the corresponding Grand Central station from the table above in the "via" section of the "via/avoid" options.
Grand Central & Connections fares are only available on Grand Central Advance purchases and cannot be offered with Anytime or Off-Peak return ticket types. Connecting tickets are valid at any time on the day of purchase and may not include specific seat reservations.
Which trains can I travel on?
Your Grand Central ticket is Advance and therefore only valid on the booked service. Your connecting ticket will allow you to travel on any applicable Northern, CrossCountry or Transpennine Express service between your origin and connecting stations. Travel via other train operators is not currently permitted.