York train station is set just west of the historic city centre, a few minutes' walk away over the River Ouse.
It's a 6-minute walk from the National Railway Museum and a 12-minute walk from the Gothic York Minster. Buses to both the University of York and York St John University depart from outside the train station.
There are frequent trains to Leeds and Newcastle. Services to London Kings Cross depart 4 times an hour, and to Manchester Piccadilly and Edinburgh Waverley around twice or 3 times an hour. Trains to Liverpool Lime Street leave around every 30 minutes.
York is a station in North Yorkshire operated by London North Eastern Railway. This station has ticket machines and ticket-on-departure is available. Thankfully, there are toilets. There are shops at this station. All platforms are step free accessible. There's at least one cashpoint. The station is staffed full time. There is only a short stay car park with 30 spaces available at this station. There are 626 spaces to lock up your bike as well. If you're looking for information about onward travel, there's a downloadable PDF available here. There is a staffed ticket office and it is open at the following times - Saturday: 05:45 - 21:00, Sunday: 07:30 - 21:30, Monday - Friday: 05:30 - 21:00.
York station, Station Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 1AB
London North Eastern Railway
Customer Information Systems
Departure Screens, Announcements, Arrival Screens
On main concourse.
Saturday: 05:45 - 21:00
Sunday: 07:30 - 21:30
Monday - Friday: 05:30 - 21:00
For Advance Purchases, the opening hours are: Mon - Fri 08:00 until 19:00. Sat 08:00 until 18:00. Sun 09:00 until 18:00
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The Ladies toilets are located in the Main Concourse and in the Waiting Room between Platforms 7 and 9. The Gents toilet is adjacent to Platform 2 and between Platforms 8 and 9. The National key toilets are adjacent to Platform 2 and between Platforms 8 and 9; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key. A RADAR key is available from station staff.
Lifts and level access to all platforms. Lift available from station concourse (platform 3) to platforms 5 -11. Customer assistance available 'Call for Aid' button by taxi rank at front of station. No level access to National Rail Museum via platforms 10/11, exit at front of station and around Station Hotel.
Customer Help Points
Located at the front of the Station
Assistance meeting point isCustomer Information Point in main concourse
Monday - Sunday: 24 Hours
Monday - Friday: 24 Hours
Saturday: 24 Hours
Sunday: 24 Hours
Accessible Ticket Machines
Accessible machines are available on the main concourse inside and outside the ticket office
Accessible Booking Office Counter
DDA compliant counter is available during Travel Centre opening times
Ramp for Train Access
No advance booking is required but it will reduce the waiting time for a wheelchair access Taxi
National Key Toilets
The National key toilets are adjacent to Platform 2 and between Platforms 8 and 9; these toilets are operated by a radar key. A radar key is available from station staff.
Impaired Mobility Pick-up Points
Within station, within car park, and next to the ticket office
Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E outside the Royal York Hotel
York is a large station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operator who accept bookings:
Station Taxis 01904 623 332
Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here
Available from EuropCar on Platform1 or Hertz next to ladies toilets on Platform 3.