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Distance: train station to city

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Distance: train station to city

I will be catching a train from Manchester to York. Once in York, how far is the city from the train station, and what is the best way to get to the city from the station?

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1. Re: Distance: train station to city

York railway station is just outside the city centre - as you walk out of the station you will see the City Walls in front of you.

There's a fairly good map of York at


The Walls are about two miles / 3.4 km long.

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2. Re: Distance: train station to city

If memory serves, and the pictures at Mapquest are right, then the rail station is in the city centre - or not terribly far from it. York isn't very big, and it's quite a walkable place - you'll like it.

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3. Re: Distance: train station to city

Chrisma: As the two other posters have mentioned, it's a nice walk from the train station to the city center. However, if you're staying at a hotel other than very near the train station, I would take a taxi.

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4. Re: Distance: train station to city

Hi Chrisma. The train station is situated just outside the city center. York minster is a 15 mins walk from the station. The bar walls that enclose the very centre of the city are on view across the road as you exit the station. Without luggage all yorks major attractions are within 20 mins walk, minster , clifford tower, castle museum, railway museum, yorvik centre etc. Taxi only way easily to get to your hotel unless near station.

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5. Re: Distance: train station to city

\the station is in the heart of the city, step outside walk for 12 minutes and your outside the minster, the great thing about York is that everywhere is within walking distance.