Travel by air

Manchester Airport has the easiest onward connection to York. A train runs directly from Manchester Airport to York city centre.

  • At Manchester Airport follow the signs for The Station
  • Once at The Station go to the ticket office and buy a single ticket to York (or book online on the National Rail website). A direct train runs every half an hour. The train will take approximately one hour and 50 minutes.
  • Alternatively, you may wish to travel by coach using National Express.

You can also travel from Leeds airport:

  • Use the First 757 bus service from Leeds Bradford Airport to get to Leeds bus station or Leeds train station. The 757 bus operates up to every half hour (hourly in the evenings).
  • From Leeds train station, the train to York runs several times an hour and takes about 30 minutes. Find fares and times online on the National Rail website.
  • Alternatively, use National Express, City Zap or Coastliner buses to travel from Leeds bus station to York. The bus takes around one hour.

From London Heathrow, you can reach York via:

  • Piccadilly Line on the London Underground (Tube) to King's Cross St. Pancras tube station (travelling towards Cockfosters station). The Piccadilly Line is dark blue on a London Underground map.
  • Underground trains leave Heathrow Airport every few minutes between 5.12am and 11.48pm. You need to buy your underground train ticket from the ticket office or ticket machine before boarding the underground train. It takes about an hour to reach King's Cross.
  • On reaching King's Cross, follow the directions from the underground to the overground mainline train station.
  • At King's Cross train station, take a direct train to York railway station. It takes approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes. Book online via the National Rail website.
  • Alternatively, you may wish to travel by coach using National Express or Megabus (via London).

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