Getting toCastle Howardcar-free

1 At a glance

  • train to York
  • bus 181 direct to Castle Howard
  • enjoy 20% off entry with your bus ticket*

2 Step-by-step

There are direct trains to York from London and many other cities.

Train times and prices

From York station it's a 5-minute walk to the bus stop on Station Avenue - see map.

Open map

Hop on bus 181 at Stop RM on Station Avenue. The bus takes one hour and drops you right at the door. Buses run Monday to Saturday.

  • Bus times from:
    York Station Avenue

You can also take the train or Coastliner bus to Malton and pick up bus 181 or a taxi there.

About Castle Howard

Castle Howard is Yorkshire’s finest stately home - famous as TV's 'Brideshead' - with ornate interiors and art works. Explore 1000 acres of parkland with meandering woodland paths, lakeside terraces, temples, fountains and a walled garden - beautiful at any time of year.

  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Address: Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA
  • Refreshments: Choice of cafes and restaurant on site
  • Car-free offer: 20% off entry when you show bus ticket*

3 Plan your car-free journey

Reverse Route

About Castle Howard

Castle Howard is Yorkshire’s finest stately home - famous as TV's 'Brideshead' - with ornate interiors and art works. Explore 1000 acres of parkland with meandering woodland paths, lakeside terraces, temples, fountains and a walled garden - beautiful at any time of year.

  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Nearest town: York
  • Refreshments: Choice of cafes and restaurant on site
  • Car-free offer: 20% off entry when you show bus ticket*
Bike routes

Castle Howard is 4.3 miles off National route 166. It’s a 1-hour cycle from Malton station – here’s the route.

Taxi numbers

A taxi from Malton station costs about £14, from Station Taxis 01653 696969 or Kappa’s Cars 01653 699999.

Handy Tips

* 20% off combined House & Grounds ticket (reduced price is £15.50)

Member of Historic Houses

Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount

Visit car-free in 2019!