Travelling to York
Travel by Air
York is in easy travelling distance of 4 international airports – Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Humberside and Robin Hood Doncaster/Sheffield.
Leeds/Bradford – York is easy to get to from Leeds Bradford International Airport. All you have to do is take the 757 bus from Leeds-Bradford airport and go to the Leeds train station where you can find frequent trains to York.
Manchester – From Manchester International Airport, frequent Transpennine trains provide the city with a direct round the clock link.
Travel by Car
Situated midway between Edinburgh and London, just 20 minutes from the M1/M62 motorway network, York is within comfortable driving times of most regions in the UK. To make your trip to York even more convenient, five Park & Ride sites currently operate in York. They allow you to travel to York by car, park for free in secure car parks and complete your journey into the city centre by bus.
There is also a convenient commuter car park close to all major attractions and transport links.
For details of car parking in York, please see the City of York Council website.
Travel by Train
Getting to York by train is easy and great value too. From London the journey time is under two hours; Edinburgh is only two and a half hours from York and there are direct services from Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and the South West. You can obtain further details about rail travel from the National Rail journey planner.