International Arrivals

While York is not serviced by an international airport, its position as a central rail-hub makes for easy access from any of the UK's major international terminals. Direct trains from London, Edinburgh, and Manchester are available at regular intervals, and take approximately two hours to reach York Station. For best pricing on trains, we strongly recommend booking at least two weeks in advance of your trip. Specific airports and train stations are provided below.


  • Airports: Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Stansted (STN)

  • Rail: King's Cross Station


  • Airport: Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

  • Rail: Waverley Station


  • Airport: Manchester Airport (MAN)

  • Rail: Manchester Airport Station

UK Attendees

York is easily accessed by train. Depending on your starting point, this trip may last anywhere from two, to six hours (with a potentially long rightward tail). We recommend consulting rail timetables and booking your trip at least a few weeks in advance.