Interactive Map of York
York has many museums, galleries, mediaeval churches and historic houses - too many to mention - but most of the main highlights are packed into the city centre within the well-preserved City Walls. [more...]
By Air: The nearest airport to York is the Leeds-Bradford airport 31 miles away so most visitors arrive by train, bus or car.
By Road: York is served by the A1(M) to the west and the M62 to the south, making it easy to reach the city by car
By Rail: York is a major hub for Britain's railways so you can reach York easily from almost anywhere in the UK. East Coast trains run every 30 minutes from Edinburgh Waverley station to King's Cross in London, stopping at York. Journey times are 2hrs 30 mins from Edinburgh and 2hrs 15 mins from London.
The First Transpennine Express links York with Manchester, Manchester Airport, Huddersfield and Leeds.
NCP car parks are located at the Stonebow (65 spaces), Tanner Row (285 spaces), Queen Street (136 spaces) and on Piccadilly (60 spaces). Council car parks charge between £2.30 and £3.70 per hour and visitors must call or text the displayed number for instructions on how to pay.
There are 5 Park and Ride services covering all major routes into the city. Parking is free and shuttle buses run every 15 minutes from 07:00 to 19:00. There is a fixed fare of £2.60 return (in 2013) and free for up to two accompanied children.
The Green Line 2 Park and Ride runs from the A1237/A19 junction north of York and drops visitors outside the National Railway Museum or near York Minster.
White Line 3 picks up from A1036 and stops at the Railway Station before travelling into the city centre.
Red Line 7 picks up from the A19/A64 junction south of York and calls at the York Designer Outlet Mall en route to the city centre.
Yellow Line 8 starts from the A64/A1079 and calls at the Merchant Adventurers Hall and Coppergate.
Silver Line 9 serves the A1036 east of York and goes directly to the city centre.
Interactive map of York: You can show or hide points of interest with the checkboxes, and click for photos and more details.