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Getting There - York


how to get to york

York is located in the North of England. York is reachable by road, rail and air.


You are able to get a coach to York however, they do not have a coach station. The coaches in York pick up and drop off at York train station. There are coaches regularly travelling to York from many UK towns and cities.


From Edinburgh or Newcastle – Take the A1 then the A59
From Liverpool or Manchester – Take the M62 to the A1 then the A64
From Birmingham – Take the M1 until the A1
From London – Take the A1

See the approximate distance and length of car journey below

Distance Time
Birmingham 165 Miles 2 Hours & 25 Minutes
Manchester 75 Miles 1 Hour & 25 Minutes
London 210 Miles 3 Hours & 50 Minutes
Leeds 30 Miles 45 Minutes
Newcastle 85 Miles 1 Hour & 45 Minutes
Glasgow 215 Miles 3 Hours & 50 Minutes
Cardiff 250 Miles 4 Hours & 20 Minutes



York train station is located in the city centre.

See the approximate length of train journey below

Birmingham 2 Hours & 20 Minuites
Manchester 1 Hour & 30 Minutes
London 2 Hours
Leeds 30 Minutes
Newcastle 1 Hour
Glasgow 3 Hours & 45 Minutes
Cardiff 5 Hours


If you're travelling to York by air you will need to fly to Leeds-Bradford International Airport (LBA)

Tip for travelling

Groups of 3 or more people travelling together are often eligible for group travel discounts when travelling by train or coach. Please check with your provider prior to booking your tickets separately.

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