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.
- Download our West Yorkshire timetable from 12 September 2021 here (PDF)
- Download our North Eastern timetable from 12 September 2021 here (PDF)
Why book with Grand Central?
- Powerpoints, space to work and FREE Wi-Fi* on Grand Central trains
- Delicious food and drink from local suppliers**
- Exceptional service from friendly and helpful staff
- Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain
- No booking fees when buying online
*Subject to availability
**Catering not currently available due to COVID-19.
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Our most popular journeys
Travel from Yorkshire to London in less than two hours with Grand Central.
Take in the scenic Durham coastline on the journey by train from York to Sunderland.
Straight to the centre of the capital in under four hours, direct from Sunderland to London.
Regular trains from London to Sunderland, without any changes.
Less than two hours from the capital to one of England's most historic cities.
Our direct London to Bradford train route takes just three hours.
Grand Central operates four direct services from Halifax to London every day.
Travelling from London to Halifax? Grand Central can help to you book your train tickets to suit your specific requirements.
When you are looking for trains from London to Eaglescliffe, we have you covered.
The fastest journeys to London from Eaglescliffe take around 2 hours and 37 minutes on a direct Grand Central service.
Grand Central can get you to Brighouse station from London King’s Cross with ease
Travelling from Hartlepool to London couldn’t be easier with five direct Grand Central services every weekday.
If you are heading to Hartlepool, Grand Central can help you book your train tickets in no time.
With four Grand Central direct services every weekday as well as weekend options, getting to London from Doncaster couldn’t be easier.
Getting home from London to Doncaster is easy when you book your tickets online with us.
Historic York is a great place to spend a fun weekend with friends or family.
Nestled on the coastline between Middlesbrough and Sunderland, Hartlepool offers a great day out for all the family.
Our direct Wakefield to London service takes just over two hours.
Our direct London to Wakefield train takes just two and a half hours.
Our direct Northallerton to London train takes just over two hours.
Our direct London to Northallerton train takes just over two hours.
Our direct Bradford to London train takes just over three hours.
If you are heading to Northallerton, Grand Central can help you book your train tickets in no time.
If you are heading to York, Grand Central can get you there in less than 30 minutes.
If you are heading to Thirsk from York, Grand Central can get you there in no time.
If you are heading to York from Thirsk, Grand Central can get you there in just 20 minutes.
Grand Central operates five direct services from Sunderland to York every day.
Our direct Doncaster to Wakefield service gets you there in under 45 minutes.
Travel to Bradford from Halifax in just 15 minutes.
Travel to Halifax from Bradford in just 15 minutes.
If you're heading to Hartlepool from Sunderland, Grand Central can get you there in under 30 minutes.
Travelling to Doncaster from Bradford with Grand Central couldn't be easier, with four direct services everyday.
Regular trains direct from Bradford to Wakefield Kirkgate, without any changes.
Head from Halifax to Brighouse in just 10 minutes with Grand Central.
From castles steeped in history and tranquil nature reserves to world-class horseracing events and stunning attractions, there’s much to discover.
Are you craving a city trip? Bradford offers a variety of sights and sounds to explore.
Do you want to visit a city like no other? There’s more to Sunderland than meets the eye.
Enjoy a pleasant, fuss-free journey when you hop on board our Eaglescliffe to York train
Are you ready for a country escape with a difference?
From independent cafes and restaurants to several attractions close by, there’s so much to discover and enjoy for the whole family.
Craving a trip to the capital? London offers a variety of things to do for the whole family.
Craving the countryside? Thirsk offers the perfect trip to escape it all and enjoy the outdoors.