York is a tourist city with an abundance of excellent value hotels and bed and breakfasts for delegates to choose from.
The closest hotel to the conference venue is Travelodge York Hull Road.
Within the city itself, the following hotels are within walking distance of the University:
Other recommended hotels within the city are:
York is easy to reach from many UK airports. More information is available here.
There is a frequent, fast train service to York on the main East Coast Line from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh. There is also a direct service between York, Leeds and Manchester Airport.
There are buses from the city centre and railway station approximately every 5-10 minutes during the day, and it takes around 20 minutes to reach the campus.
The UoY66 service (run by First Bus) goes from the railway station to the university via the city centre. To find the bus stop, exit the railway station through the main entrance and immediately turn right. Go past the taxi entrance and cross the zebra crossing. Turn left on the other side of the road. The UoY66 bus leaves from stop RJ, which is the stop closest to the zebra crossing. A single to campus is £1.50, a day ticket is £3.
A route map is available here. UoY66 is the dark pink route.
A taxi from the railway station to the University will take approximately 15 minutes. There is a taxi rank just outside the station. It can often be just as quick, and significantly cheaper, to take a bus.
The university recommends that drivers approach the University from the junction of the A64 and A1079 on the east of the city, from where the University is signposted. If you're using a satnav, use the postcode YO10 5DD.
Parking is limited, and visitor parking is on a pay and display basis (see the campus map for locations). Parking costs £1 per hour or £6 per day, and is free at weekends and between 6pm and 8am.
There are disabled parking spaces in all University car parks. The nearest car parks to the conference venue are the Information Centre (2.3) Car Park and Car Park D (2.1).
There is a network of cycle paths on campus and cycle racks are available close to most buildings.
Where the University is in relation to the city centre:
Information taken from the University of York travel webpages: https://www.york.ac.uk/about/maps/