How to find us

The Department of Archaeology is based in King's Manor in the centre of York, with our BioArCh facility based in the Environment Building on campus. King's Manor is a five-minute walk from the railway station.

Travel into York

Detailed instructions on getting to York from outside the area are available via York Information Connections on the Travel Information page. 

Note: If you need a printed campus map, contact the person you are visiting, or download and print out the Acrobat pdf versions.

By Rail

York is on the main East Coast Line from London King's Cross to Edinburgh. Fast trains leave from both north and south at frequent intervals. 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.

An online rail timetable is available to help you to plan your journey.

By Taxi

A journey by taxi from the railway station to the University will take approximately 15 minutes. There is a taxi rank just outside the station. The University has a preferred taxi company, Streamline Taxis.

By Bus

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 66 bus service to campus stops at the railway station and in the city centre.

The ub.1 is a dedicated free shuttle bus service for travel around the Heslington campus. The 66 service also provides 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. More details are available from their online coach timetable.


Getting to the University