Organise your trip


The exhibition centre at the University of York, is overlooking the lake from the South and is a dedicated modern space.

A location map for University of York, Campus West can be found online at

By air

By air - from UK airports

If you are flying to the UK, choose Leeds-Bradford or Manchester airports.  Trains from Leeds to York are frequent and take less than 25 minutes.  Trains direct to York from Manchester Airport take approximately one and a half hours

By train

By train

York has good public links. Trains to York from London take just under two hours, with trains from Edinburgh taking just under two and a half hours.  A taxi from the station to the Exhibition centre at the University of York on Heslington West will cost approximatley £10.

For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).

By coach

By bus

There are frequent buses between the city centre and Heslington West via the number 66 and 44. Ensure you alight at the University Way stop and follow the campus signage to your destination.


By car

By car

Heslington West Campus
Follow the outer ring road (A64 S&E), take the exit for York (S&E)/Fulford/A19. When reaching the roundabout at the end of the sliproad take the exit for York/Fulford A19. Continue along A19 heading towards York City Centre, you will pass The Bay Horse public house on your right. At the traffic lights ensure you are in the right hand lane and turn right into Heslington Lane. Continue along Heslington Lane until you reach a mini roundabout. Take the second exit and follow signs for the University, Heslington Lane. As you continue on Heslington Lane you will pass Fulford Golf Club on your right.  

For Information Centre South continue along Heslington Lane, shortly after passing Fulford Golf Club take the next left onto Newton Way. Continue along Newton Way and park in either Car Park South or West.

For Information Centre North continue along Heslington Lane passing Fulford Golf Club on your right. Heslington Lane turns into Main Street as you enter the village of Heslington. At the T-Junction turn left (one way system is in place) onto University Road, you will pass Heslington Hall on your left. Continue along University Road and at the roundabout take the first exit. You will pass under a footbridge as you continue on University Road. Car Park Central is located shortly after the footbridge, once parked follow signs for Market Square/ Information Centre. If you are dropping off you can continue along University Road until you reach the second footbridge. Shortly after take the left onto Vanbrugh Way. Parking is available for 1 hour in the car park located on your left (signposted).

SatNav use postcode YO10 5DD

You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC.



Parking is available across Heslington West Campus on a pay and display basis. Pre-paid parking permits must be purchased in advance.  There are a number of disabled bays also available, please call 01904 328431 to book.  Car parking is charged at £1.00 per hour and is free from 6.00pm - 8.00am and on weekends.

By taxi


Streamline: 01904 656565
Station taxis - available outside the station: 01904 623332
659 Taxis: 01904 641441

If you require any assistance planning your journey, please e-mail stating where you are travelling from and your preferred method.

Online registration is now closed

Key dates

  • Early registration deadline:
    17 March 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    27 March 2017