By Air

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 40 km, Robin Hood Airport at Doncaster is 60 km, Durham Tees Valley Airport is 65 km and Manchester Airport is 100 km from York.  Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted International Airports are located around London approximately 300 km from York.  Rail links will get you from any of the above airports to York, except for Leeds Bradford, Robin Hood and Durham Tees Valley Airport, where there are bus connections.  The MetroConnect 757 from LBIA to Leeds station, the Airport Arrow from Robin Hood to Doncaster station and Sky Express 737 from DTVA to Darlington station.

By Rail

York is on the main East Coast Line from London King's Cross to Edinburgh.  Fast trains make stops here for both north and south directions, at frequent intervals.  There is also a direct service across the Pennines between York, Leeds and Manchester Airport.

By Car

The University is two miles from the railway station and you will need to get a bus or taxi onto campus.  A journey by taxi from the railway station to the University will take approximately 15 minutes (cost £5 - £6). There is a taxi rank just outside the station.  Number 4 buses run from the station to campus every 8 minutes between 09.00 and 18.00 (cost £1.50)

If travelling by car, visitors approaching York from the south or west on the A64 should turn off at one of the exits marked University (A19 or A1079), in order to avoid the City centre.  Subsequent turns are also signposted. 

Visitors coming from other directions should take the Selby road (A19) to Fulford and follow signs to the University.  For further details please see .


If you want more information to help plan your travel to York, the University library website should help.