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At the time of its opening in June 1877, this railroad station was the center of Britain's rail network and the largest station in Europe.
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Station Road, York YO24 1AB, England
+44 845 722 5225
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely station, lots of helpful people around and information boards a plenty, the down side, the Burger King outlet, slow, overpriced, and tasteless, try £14 for 2 cheeseburgers with fries.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andrew p
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For an international tourist destination, and a station that has few eateries close by outside its doors, I would expect more choice inside. The few inside places with seating offer no hot vegan food. Cold breakfast on a freezing station platform is not good. Disappointed

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mutharosie
Reviewed 1 week ago

York Railway Station is a convenient train station. We used twice, once when we arrived and then when we left York. Quite convenient, as it was within a relatively close walking distance to our hotel. It is not a modern station, but it has the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Trains come and trains go and the PA keeps you updated on arrivals & departures. Facilities include coffee shop and loo's and the station is generally clean and well attended. Choo Choo.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful structure which of course has earned itself a blue plaque or three in its time- originally the largest station in the world I read. York Tap is an excellent pub on the first platform

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank R N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picturesque station near the city centre. Good parking facilities available and not too pricey for a day’s visit. WiFi available and refreshments too. Lovely station and reminiscent of Portillo’s railway visits

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JanetC2029
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A waiting room with wifi available day and night but the refreshments are pricey. But you are out of the weather

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maigemu299
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

York Station is a Picturesque Station, and I regularly travel to and from the station. Its a fairly big station, with lots of coffee shops and two pubs - although only the York Tap is worth visiting! Well worth a visit, even for just a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JakeYork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to go to London for the day and York station was awesome. Well organized with clear signage, plenty of places to sit and grab something to eat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank The_bald_gourmet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge station but everywhere is well sign posted. On platform 4 there is a lovely heated waiting room. The toilets are not very pleasant though. It is a short walk to the town centre and an even shorter walk to a number...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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30 November 2018|
Response from jaimeelsabio |
It takes about a minute. The station is small. You go up some stairs to cross the tracks, then down the other side.
anita g
9 September 2018|
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Response from mdh2040 | Reviewed this property |
It should probably take no more than 5 minutes depending on whether you take the stairs or lift. York is a mid-sized station and very easy to navigate.
28 August 2018|
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Response from davidpepper2016 | Reviewed this property |
No. Only open when trains are running but the vending machines stock plain chocolate bounties.