Getting toCastle Howardcar-free

1 At a glance

  • train to York
  • CastleLine bus 181 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 the CastleLine bus 181 at Stop RM on Station Avenue. The bus takes one hour and drops you right at the door.

  • 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!