Travelling to York
We offer a coach collection from Manchester Airport for our
main student intakes on specific dates free of
charge. Coaches will leave the airport at 10.30am, 2.30pm and
6.30pm. You must book a place to use this service. Please
complete and return the online
Airport Collection Form to reserve a seat.
Arrival at Manchester Airport
Manchester is the most convenient airport for York. On arrival
at Manchester Airport, make your way to the railway
(train) station, which is part of the airport complex. The
trains to York depart every hour. The journey to York takes about 2
Fares: Single ticket Manchester to York £30.00
Arrival at Heathrow Airport (London)
There is a regular direct underground rail service from Heathrow
airport to Kings Cross railway station. The journey time is about
45 minutes. Trains leave King’s Cross station every half hour for
Fares: Single ticket Heathrow to Kings Cross
approx £5.30. Single ticket Kings Cross to York approx.
Arrival at Gatwick Airport (London)
Please make your way to the railway station, which is in the
airport complex and take the THAMESLINK train to Kings Cross. These
trains leave Gatwick at 15minutes and 45 minutes past each hour and
the journey time to Kings Cross is 45 minutes. Please make sure you
take the Thameslink train. There is another service called Gatwick
- Victoria Express , which involves changing trains on the
underground system and is more complicated. On arrival at Kings
Cross Thameslink station, go out of the station building and cross
the road to the main Kings Cross railway station, where you will
catch the train to York. Trains leave Kings Cross every half hour
for York, and the journey time is about 2 hours.
Fares: Single ticket Gatwick to York, via Kings
Cross approx £103.00.
Please note: The last train to York leaves
London Kings Cross at: 22.00 weekdays arriving in York 00.39, at
21.00 on Saturdays, arriving 22.51 and on Sundays at 22.00,
arriving York at 00.33. Return rail tickets are only valid for a
month. Please make sure you have a valid ticket to travel
Arrival at Leeds Bradford Airport
A bus operates from Leeds Bradford Airport to Leeds Station and
then a train operates to York Station. The total journey time is
approximately 1 hours 42 minutes. Alternatively taxis are available
from Leeds Bradford Airport to Leeds Railway Station for
approximately £13.00 or directly to York for approximately
Arrival at Newcastle Airport
There is a direct link from Newcastle Airport to Newcastle
Railway Station on the Metro. From Newcastle Station the journey
takes approximately 1 hour to York Railway Station.
Fares: Single tickets can be bought inclusive
of Metro ticket and train ticket for approximately £37.
Please note: Return rail tickets are
only valid for a month.
How to find us in York
York St John University’s campus is just a stone’s throw from
the bustling and vibrant city centre of York. The eleven-acre site
on Lord Mayor’s Walk is in a beautiful setting facing the
world-famous York Minster across the city walls.
View our how to find us webpage.