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Travel around York

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.

York travel information

iTravel York

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


 York buses and Park & Ride

If you're travelling into York by car, use one of the six cleverly located Park & Rides sites surrounding the city for a hassle-free journey.

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For First bus services within York and full timetables visit

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.

Stephensons of Easingwold - Routes include Castle Howard with discounted entry into the house on presentation of your ticket, Ampleforth Abbey, Easingwold and Helmsley.  

Best of Britain Holidays – Day Trips from York- Routes include a Yorkshire Dales Trip, Castle Howard, NY Moors Railway & Whitby day trips.
Tickets available from Visit York VIC and the online eshop. 

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.

Trains to York with Virgin Trains

We've joined up with Virgin Trains to bring you some fantastic rail tickets to York. Tickets can be purchased up to 12 weeks in advance.

East Coast Virgin Trains


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