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Visit National Railway Museum, York car-free

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.

It’s easy to get to The National Railway Museum car-free, as it is very near York Railway Station.

Walk along the raised bridge over the platforms to emerge behind the station. Go down the steps and follow the fenced path ahead and you’ll soon see the National Railway Museum on your left. It’s also signed from the centre of York (ten minutes’ walk) of you can ride the road train (£3) from Duncombe Place near the minster

There are direct trains to York from Leeds (about 25 mins), Newcastle (60 mins), Sheffield (70 mins), London Kings Cross (100 mins) and Liverpool (110 mins) and cities across England and Scotland. When you travel by train, a York PlusBus ticket offers unlimited travel around the city by bus.

Many buses stop nearby.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

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Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About National Railway Museum, York

The world’s largest railway museum spans three centuries of train-related history. It’s home to all kinds of incredible locomotives from the world’s fastest steam engine to Eurostar and Japanese bullet trains.

For more car-free adventures in the area, see our guide to York.

For any queries about visiting contact National Railway Museum, York on 0800 047 8124 or

Address: National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ. Visit Website