University of York
Getting to York is easy from anywhere in the world. We have great rail links, easy access to major road networks and short travel time to international airports.
Our main campus is in Heslington, in the south-east of York, within walking distance or a short bus ride from the city centre. We also have a smaller site in the heart of the city, King's Manor.
There is a frequent, fast train service to York on the main East Coast Line from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh. There is also a direct service between York, Leeds and Manchester Airport.
The University is a short bus or taxi ride direct from the railway station.
There are buses from the city centre approximately every 10 minutes during the day, and it takes around 20 minutes to reach the campus.
The 44 bus service starts from Heslington East running through campus and stopping at the railway station and in the city centre. The 4 runs from Heslington Hall and the Science Park to Acomb through the city centre. It doesn't go to Heslington East. This service runs every 7.5 minutes.
The ub.1 is a dedicated free shuttle bus service for travel around the Heslington campus. The 44 and 4 services also provide free travel around the Heslington campus.
You can reach York by coach from many destinations around the country. National Express coaches stop at the railway station.
A taxi from the railway station to the University will take approximately 15 minutes. There is a taxi rank just outside the station.
York is easy to reach from many UK airports. See travelling from the airports.
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We recommend drivers approach the University from the junction of the A64 and A1079 on the east of the city, from where the University is signposted. See the maps below for an overview of our location.
For satnav users, the postcode for Heslington West is YO10 5DD and the postcode for Heslington East is YO10 5JL.
Parking is limited and visitor parking is on a pay and display basis (see the interactive campus map for locations). There are disabled parking spaces in all University car parks.
Access to parking on Heslington East is via Grimston Bar Park and Ride on Hull Road.
The University has a network of cycle paths and there are cycle racks in most parts of campus.