The Venue

York Racecourse
Knavesmire Road
YO23 1EX

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  1. Start at York Train Station:
    Head southeast on Station Raod toward Station Rise.
    Continue straight, passing through the heart of York’s vibrant city center.
  2. Pass Through Micklegate Bar:
    After approximately 10 minutes, you’ll reach Micklegate Bar, one of the iconic gateways to the city. Walk through and enjoy the historical surroundings.
  3. Continue on Tadcaster Road:
    Follow Tadcaster Road for about 15-20 minutes, taking in the scenic views along the way.
  4. Arrive at York Racecourse:
    Your destination, York Racecourse, will be on your left.

Estimated Walking Time:
The walking time from York Train Station to York Racecourse is approximately 30-40 minutes, depending on your pace.

Take the time to explore the city’s charming streets and landmarks along your route.
Consider checking the weather forecast and dressing accordingly.

There are a number of bike parks at the racecourse for racegoers to lock their bikes. Please note these are left at the owners risk.

The 197 Shuttle Bus service links York Railway Station to the Racecourse,

From York Station
The shuttle buses operate from Stand RJ opposite the Railway Station entrance between 11am and 1.00pm (between 4pm and 6pm for the evening Music Showcase).

From the Racecourse
The shuttle buses return to the Railway Station from Campleshon Road, next to the Racecourse entrance, from 4pm onwards. (From 8.30pm till approximately 10.30pm for the evening Music Showcase).

Car parking – There is a plentiful supply of free car parking, vehicles can be left (at the Owner’s risk) overnight and collected by 11am the following day.

EV Charging Points – There are 6 available EV charging points.

Fast and frequent trains run from London Kings Cross, taking as little as 1 hour 52 minutes. Direct trains running from Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham. York Station is a taxi, regular shuttle bus or a brisk walk to the racecourse.