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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

York station is very nice and we'll laid out. The station is historic and easy to access the city by train.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pleasant station, but it has no Marks and Spencer food shop nor a Waitrose. All it has is the grossly overpriced WhistleStop. It was actually cheaper to buy food and drink on the train than use this shop. Platform 6 is bit...More

Thank kenc
Reviewed 1 week ago

York is a very attractive train station with all sorts of architectural influences. It is not a huge station but a very pleasant one to visit. There are a couple of small shops for food travel essentials and a car hire place that is run...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the more impressive railway stations in the UK. Huge and sprawling. Surprisingly no ticket barriers. Shops on the concourse are very expensive for basics.

Thank cltc43
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are always just popping on the train to York i can be really busy at times.But once you have been you get to know your way around.

Thank jlparkinson71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I love railways, it was a long time since I travelled by rail in England. My memories of English stations revolve around dirt and bad pints of Guinness. York was nothing like this. Easy to manouevre and had a very nice and handy footbridge...More

Thank Petergoulding
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything and everyone was efficient. There are several places to eat and drink. The taxi rank is convenient and well managed.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a busy station and full of history as it is a main LNER link to all parts of England. Plenty of places to get something to snack on and adjacent to station two pubs. Great clock on bridge. Think it’s got the longest...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to York to see the shamble and also the National Railway Museum . Parking in York would have cost a lot , So we went to Poppleton station and caught northern in York. When we arrived into York just exiting the Train was...More

Thank Mylo H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its set out well so it never feels overcrowded. Lots of information screens and easy to find platforms. There can be steps depending on which platform. Also leads to the Railway museum and The Flying Scotsman sometimes passes through. There is even a pub on...More

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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|
Response from davidpepper2016 | Reviewed this property |
No. Only open when trains are running but the vending machines stock plain chocolate bounties.
5 August 2018|
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Response from Tracynoliver | Reviewed this property |
As far as I’m aware no they don’t.