Travel Information

By Road

York racecourse is just outside the city of York with good motorway links on the M1 and A1. Once near the city, from the south, east and west the A64 and A1036 are the roads to follow. From the north, use the A19 and A59, then the York Ring Road to avoid the city centre.

By Rail

York Station on the main east coast line is a mile from the course. London Kings Cross is just 1 hr 50 minutes away, with Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham also direct. Regular buses link with the track.


Leeds And Bradford 23.6 miles (38 km).

By Air

Light aircraft can land at nearby Rufforth, 6 miles away. Helicopters access to the course are permitted by prior arrangement. Leeds/Bradford, Teeside and Manchester airports are between 60 and 90 minutes away.


There are many accommodation options available to those visiting York racecourse. Booking well in advance of race days is highly reccommended, why not begin your accommodation search at

York Racecourse
The Racecourse
YO23 1EX
Tel: 01904 620911
Web: York Racecourse
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