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Welcome to the local travel section.

Use these pages for information on transport options in Bishopthorpe and surrounding areas. You can see:

  • Contact addresses and phone numbers for timetable and service information (scroll down below)
  • News about service changes (including holiday weekends) and ticketing schemes, advice about travel and comments about local services.

Click Latest News for current news and updates, or choose Travel from the list of Categories


Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information included in these pages, we do not take responsibility for  the consequences of any inaccuracies. If you are in doubt, please cross-check on the appropriate information link.

Useful travel information sources:-

Timetable leaflets

These can be collected from York Railway Station Booking Office (trains), and the Tourist Information Office (corner of Museum St./Blake St.)

Travel Planners 

I-Travel York  City of York Council’s integrated travel resource. Web: http://www.itravelyork.info/ 

Traveline Yorkshire Web: http://www.yorkshiretravel.net/welcome.do Telephone: 0871 200 22 33

West Yorkshire Area Web: www.wymetro.com Telephone: 0113 245 7676

South Yorkshire Area Web: www.sypte.co.uk Telephone:  0114 276 7575


Useful local site (Timetables for York & North Yorkshire, with regular updates) Web: http://getdown.org.uk/bus

Traveline Web: www.traveline.org.uk Telephone: 0871 200 22 33

First York (local town buses) Web: www.firstgroup.com Telephone:01709 566000

Arriva (buses to Selby) Web: www.arrivabus.co.uk

Telephone 0344 800 4411

Harrogate Coach Travel (Connexions) (local bus C1 Colton – Bishopthorpe – York and some York to Ripon, Wetherby and Harrogate services) harrogatecoachtravel.com

Telephone: 01423 339600

Eddie Brown

(Some York to Ripon and  Wetherby services)

Telephone 01423 321240

Transdev (Yorkshire Coastliner)

York-Bishopthorpe Sunday service and Leeds-Tadcaster-York-Malton-East Coast Web: www.coastliner.co.uk or www.yorkbus.co.uk Telephone: 01653 692556 (Malton) or 01709 566000

East Yorkshire Motor Services  (York-Pocklington-Driffield & York-Pocklington-Beverley-Hull)

Web: www.eyms.co.uk Telephone 01482 592929


National Rail Enquiries Web: www.nationalrailco.uk Telephone: 08457 484950 Traintracker  (Up-to-date train-running info.) Telephone: 0871 2002233 (or use National Rail website)

 British Transport Police

Telephone: 0800 405060