Travel Information

The University

There is a regular bus service from York City Centre (Clifford Street) and York Railway Station to the University of York campus (Service Number 4). Get off at the Morrell Library stop (there is an electronic sign at the front of the bus to inform you of the current stop). Cross to the opposite side of the road and continue down the road in the direction the bus has come. There is a car park and some buildings and then the turning to Langwith, which will be signposted. That will take you to Main Reception for Langwith College.

Please refer to the Maps & Directions section of the University of York website for detailed maps and directions.
Getting to York

York has excellent motorway links to all regions of the UK. York by train is simple, excellent rail links bring you from London, Edinburgh, Manchester in around 2 hours.

Manchester, Newcastle and Leeds/Bradford airports are within easy reach. The ports of Hull and Newcastle are both within a two-hour drive.
By Road

Situated midway between Edinburgh and London, just 20 minutes from the M1/M62 motorway network, York is within comfortable travelling times of most regions in the UK.

The following websites can help you to plan your route to York by car and include traffic reports and best-route information:

AA Route Planner
Info Transport
RAC Traffic News

Car Parking

Car parking is available at any of the University’s Pay and Display car parks (subject to availability). Car Parking costs are:

£2.00 for 4 hours
£4.00 for 10 hours
£5.00 for 24 hours

By Air

York is in easy travelling distance of 3 international airports – Leeds/Bradford, Humberside and Manchester. From Manchester International Airport, frequent Transpennine trains provide the city with a direct round the clock link.

Airport Route Planner
Leeds Bradford International Airport

York is even easier now to get to from Leeds Bradford International Airport thanks to a new hourly coach service to and from York station:

York Air Coach

By Coach

National Express offer an efficient, good value service to York, from most major UK destinations.

National Express

By Train

Getting to York by train is easy and great value too. From London the Journey time is under two hours; Edinburgh is only two and a half hours from York and there are direct services from Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and the South West.

Please note: there is no direct rail service to York from Leeds Bradford International Airport; the nearest rail station to Leeds Bradford International Airport is Leeds City Centre. Although further away, Manchester International Airport does have a direct rail service to York. The journey takes approximately 1 and a half hours
.

You can obtain further details about rail travel from the following websites:

National Rail Enquiries
GNER
Northern Rail
Virgin Trains
TransPennine Express

By Sea

For European visitors, York is only one hour from the P&O Sea Ferries terminal at Kingston-upon-Hull with daily sailings to Holland and Belgium.

P&0 Ferries
Kingston-upon-Hull Route Planner