We are based at the University of York's Heslington campus on the southern outskirts of York. It is located on the Science Park of the University of York, in the Innovation Centre.
Directions and maps:
York is on the main East Coast Line from London King's Cross to Edinburgh. Fast trains leave from both north and south at frequent intervals. There is also a direct service across the Pennines between York, Leeds and Manchester Airport. The University is two miles from the railway station.
An online rail timetable is available to help you to plan your journey.
A journey by taxi from the railway station to the University will take approximately 15 minutes. There is a taxi rank just outside the station.
You can reach York by coach from many destinations around the country. National Express buses stop at the railway station. More details are available from their online coach timetable.
A number of companies operate buses to the University: the No. 4 departs from the railway station. The scheduled journey time from the railway station to Heslington is 20 minutes. The main bus station is at Rougier Street.
By Car or motorcycle
Visitors approaching York from 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 either:
- take the Selby road (A19) to Fulford and turn along Heslington Lane or Broadway towards Heslington
- take the Hull Road and turn right at the junction with Green Dykes Lane which leads to University Road
The AA provides an online route planner for car journeys.