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Getting to York

JORVIK Viking Centre is located within the Coppergate Shopping Centre, right in the heart of the modern city of York.

Use this page to plan your travel to our beautiful city and your visit to JORVIK Viking Centre.

By Bus

Several bus services connect through York, making stops in the city centre. Visit the iTravelYork website for more information.

York’s six Park & Ride services allow you to travel to York by car, park for free in secure car parks and complete your journey into the city centre by bus. The nearest bus stop is situated on Tower Street, a two minute walk away. For timetables and more information, visit the iTravelYork website.

By Car

The nearest car park is the Castle car park, just a five minute walk away (for Sat Nav Users, Castle Car Park Postcode: YO1 9SA).

FREE, secure car parking is available at York’s six Park & Ride sites. Visit the iTravelYork website for timetables and more information. The nearest bus stop is situated on Tower Street, a two minute walk away. More information on the York Park and Ride service is available.

Park with Q-Park

Award winning car parking company Q-Park operate the Shambles car park a short walk away on Garden Place. Q-Park Shambles is a clean, well-lit and safe facility offering a range of convenient services.

Pre-book your parking online and use promo-code ‘Jorvik’ and receive 10% discount on your parking. Address: Q-Park Shambles, Garden Place, York, YO1 7NT.

By Train

York is on the East Coast main line between London and Scotland. It takes less than two hours to get to York from London. Trains run every half an hour, with at least 25 direct trains each week day.

Direct rail services also run to York from many of the UK’s main regional centres. York can be reached easily from all the following stations: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Liverpool.

There are direct trains to and from Manchester International Airport and trains run every hour during the day.

Information on train times and prices is available by telephone from within the UK on 08457 48 49 50 or at the following websites:

By Coach

The nearest coach parks to JORVIK Viking Centre are at the St George’s Field and Union Terrace parking areas.

Information about the coach parks can be found on the City of York Council website. If you are visiting with a coach group, please see our Group Visits page for more information.