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Getting to York

By Bus

Several bus services connect through York, making stops in the city centre. Visit the iTravelYork website for more information.

By Car

The nearest car park is the Nunnery Lane car park, just a five minute walk away. Or use the Park and Ride facilities available on the outskirts of the city centre that offer free parking. The nearest bus stop is situated on Blossom Street, a two minute walk away. More information on the York Park and Ride service is available.

By Train

York is on the East Coast main line between London and Scotland. It takes less than two hours to get to York from London. Trains run every half an hour, with at least 25 direct trains each week day.

Direct rail services also run to York from many of the UK’s main regional centres. York can be reached easily from all the following centres: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Liverpool.

There are direct trains to and from Manchester International Airport and trains run every hour during the day.

Information on train times and prices is available by telephone from within the UK on 08457 48 49 50 or at the following websites:

  • National Rail – for the rail timetable and national news
  • Eurostar – timetables and fares for Eurostar travellers
  • First TransPennine Express