Travel around York
York is one of the easiest cities in the UK to explore on foot. The city centre is very compact and it is possible to cross the historic walled centre in just 20 minutes.
iTravel York, operated by the City of York Council, is a fantastic resource packed with information on travelling around York. Information includes journey planning, walking, cycling, buses and driving in the City. It also provides real time news and updates to help you travel around York. For more information, please visit http://www.itravelyork.info/
York buses and Park & Ride
For details of Park & Ride and regular bus services around York and full timetables please visit the First Bus website at http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/yorkhumber/york/home/
Please note the revised times for the FREE Park & Ride buses on Boxing Day are:
Askham Bar (White Line / Service 3) – first bus from the site at 07:00, last bus from the city centre (Tower Street) at 18:45
Designer Outlet (Red Line / Service 7) – first bus from the site at 07:00, last bus from the city centre (Rougier Street) at 18:42
Monks Cross (Silver Line / Service 9) – first bus from the site at 07:00, last bus from the city centre (Rougier Street) at 18:43
The buses will run every 15 minutes throughout the day and are FREE for all passengers.
For more information, please visit iTravelYork.
To access many of York's out of town attractions and the Coast use the local Coastliner service which runs regular services including Leeds, Malton, Pickering, Scarborough, Filey and Whitby. http://www.coastliner.co.uk
Stephensons of Easingwold - Routes include Castle Howard with discounted entry into the house on presentation of your ticket, Ampleforth Abbey, Easingwold and Helmsley. http://www.stephensonsofeasingwold.co.uk
Taxis and minicabs in York
York is serviced by many taxi and minicabs companies. Please click here for details and phone numbers of some of these firms.
York Car Hire
To hire a car in York, please click here for details of local car hire companies.
Cycle Hire in York
With miles of scenic cycle tracks, York is a fantastic city to enjoy on your bike. Click here for details of cycle hire companies in York.
Tours in York
Explore the city by using one of the tour companies in York. There is plenty to choose from using various means of transport.