We're delighted you're bringing your coach to York. We have 2 dedicated coach parks in the city centre and there is also coach parking around the city centre.
Please note that at busier times of the year during major events like the JORVIK Viking Festival (February half term), York Food Festival (September) and York Christmas Festival (incorporating St Nicholas Fair), coach parking needs to be booked in advance as soon as possible.
Helpful Information for Coach Operators
Coaches and minibuses with over 16 seats cannot enter the city walls of York, except for a section of Station Road. Skeldergate Bridge is the only city centre bridge crossing available to coaches. Download York maps to help you get around the city.
Coach Parking in the City Centre
Union Terrace Coach Park Coach Spaces: 35 Open 7 days, 8am - 11pm No overnight parking
St George's Field Coach Park Coach Spaces: 27 Open 7 days, 8am - 6.30pm Overnight parking is permitted
There is also coach pick up and drop off point on Leeman Road, near York Train Station.
The York Christmas Festival 2016 will run for 37 days – a much improved offer for the visitor, the Festival includes the popular St Nicholas Fair and also much more...
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York is the perfect destination for a festive break/day trip. The 37 day York Christmas Festival includes the popular St Nicholas Fair. In addition to the Fair there are a host of festive events at York’s visitor attractions, as well as the daily Shambles market, Made in Yorkshire Festive Fayre at the medieval Guildhall and the Festive Market at Barley Hall. Pretty Christmas trees line York’s historic streets, adding to the festive atmosphere and stallholders at the St Nicholas Fair on Parliament Street will be selling jewellery, ceramics and Yorkshire produce. There’s nowhere quite like York to enjoy the festive spirit. Book your visit now to shop, eat and experience Christmas at its very best. In advance of your stay you can telephone Visit York to request your free guide to Christmas in York or to find out more about York telephone the Visitor Information Centre on 01904 550099, email firstname.lastname@example.org check out www.visityork.org/christmas.
Thor's Tipee - A cosy indoor setting with a Viking twist and a heated outdoor area. From mulled wine to hot chocolate and homemade treats, the Christmas bar will definitely get you in the festive mood.
The Ice Trail – 10 and 11 December – Ice Sculptures will line the streets of York for a really magical experience
** Please note plans are still being developed so check the website regularly for updates.
The pricing structure for the York Christmas Festival 2016 day parking is as follows:
A flat rate £60 plus VAT fee for each of the five weekends of the festival (note the weekend now begins on Sat 19 November)
An early bird booking incentive of a flat rate fee of £50 plus VAT will apply to each of the weekends of the festival (except 26/27 November). The early bird booking deadline is 30th September.
Visits on weekdays will be at York’s usual coach parking rates (except Thursday 24th and Friday 25th November).
No administration charge
In recent years the St Nicholas Festival has become extremely busy. To help create an even better and more comfortable experience for all of our visitors we would like to encourage more visits for the first, third, fourth and fifth weekends. We have therefore set an early bird booking incentive.
Coach parking for the York Christmas Festival weekends must be booked in advance (pre-booking isn’t required for the mid-week except Thursday 24th and Friday 25th November). Our online booking system is now live. For full details follow the link.