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Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

The CastleLine bus runs from York and Malton to Castle Howard four times a day (Monday-Saturday). You can take the train to York or Malton and continue by bus or taxi to Castle Howard. Use our journey planner above to get train and bus times.

Cyclists welcome, bike racks are available. Castle Howard is 5 miles from National Routes 166 and 167. It’s a 1-hour cycle from Malton station – here’s the route. Here are some other cycle routes to Castle Howard, or you can plan your own cycle route here.

The North Yorkshire Centenary Way passes through the Castle Howard Estate.

Taxis are available at York Station (01904 623332) or at Malton Station (01653 696969). Other local taxis are Call-A-Car Ryedale 01653 699999, Helmsley Black Cabs 01439 223939, Ryedale Executive Drive (RED) Taxis 07760 160244 or JEB Taxis 07971 777666.

While you’re visiting Castle Howard, why not explore the Yorkshire Arboretum too, where you’ll enjoy 50% off entry with a bus ticket or bike.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains. And here’s information on accessibility at Castle Howard.

Save £3 off adult and £1 of kid’s tickets with when you travel by bus and request a TransDev Treats voucher on the Castle Line bus from York or Malton.

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.

For any queries about visiting contact Castle Howard on 01653 648621 or

Address: Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA. Visit Website