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 across the Pennines between York, Leeds and Manchester Airport.
The University is two miles from the railway station and you will need to get a bus or taxi onto campus.
There are regular bus services between the University and York Railway Station. Both the number 4 (First York) and the number 44 (Uni Bus) travel to the university (Heslington East and Heslington West). Both services cost around £2.00 return. There is also a frequent free bus shuttle service on the campus between Heslington West and Heslington East.
You can reach York by coach from many destinations around the country.
National Express buses stop at York Railway Station.
A journey by taxi from York Railway Station to the University takes from 15 to 20 minutes with a cost of around £7.00-8.00.
The easiest route to the University is to take the outer ring road (A64 on the south and east sides of the city, A1237 round the north and west) to the junction with the Hull/Bridlington roads (A1079/A166). From this junction the route to the University is signposted.
If you are using a satellite navigation system the University postcode is YO10 5DD.
Parking on campus is at a premium and visitor parking is on a pay and display basis (£1.00 per hour, Monday-Friday 8.00am-6.00pm). Please be sure to use designated visitor parking as the regulations are strictly enforced. There are some bays for disabled parking in all University car parks, which can be used by visitors displaying valid disabled parking permits. Please see the university pay and display webpages for more information.