Travel Information


York Railway Station is a main hub station and is easily accessible from all other stations. Direct trains operate from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh and Glasgow via York (East Coast Trains), from Birmingham and the South-West (Cross Country) and from Liverpool and Manchester (First Transpennine Express). For train times and tickets for all services use the National Rail Enquiries site.


London Airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, City, Stansted, Luton): Travel to London Kings Cross Railway Station (see airport sites for transfer details), from where trains (operated by East Coast and Grand Central) to York run regularly. The train journey from Kings Cross usually takes around 2 hours.

Manchester Airport: Trains run directly from the station within the airport complex to York and operate frequently. The train journey usually takes a little under 2 hours.

Leeds-Bradford Airport: A taxi will take around 50 minutes to get to York and cost around £50. Alternatively, the 757 bus goes from the airport to Leeds Railway Station, and takes roughly 30 minutes. From there, trains operate frequently to York Railway Station.

Newcastle Airport: Take the Metro to Newcastle Central Station (roughly 30 mins), from where trains depart regularly to York and take a little over 1 hour.

Durham Tees Valley Airport: Take a taxi or number 12 bus to Darlington Railway Station, from where trains depart regularly to York and take roughly half an hour.