Discover where the Park & Ride could take you

York is steeped in over 2,000 years of history and culture. The city has more attractions per square mile than anywhere else in the UK making it a great place for a day out. Head to the Shambles for shopping, enjoy a production at one of York’s many theatres or discover delicious food & drink at local restaurants – there’s plenty to choose.

Parking is free at each of the 6 easy-to-reach sites around York, so you avoid city centre parking charges too! Catch a zero-emission electric bus and let someone else do the driving. With prioritised traffic lights and dedicated bus lanes, York Park & Ride can get you in and out of the city quickly and runs as frequently as every 12 minutes so you can cram in more treats during your visit.

For more ideas on where to go and what to do, visit our live local, spend local, travel local page.

When travel costs less, you can do more

York Park & Ride is one of the most cost-effective modes of transport there is. Save money on petrol and avoid paying the high price of city centre parking when you park for free at one of our sites instead...

  • Adult Return is only £3.80 and available to buy on bus or the First Bus App
  • Travelling with family? Up to three children (aged 16 and under) can travel for FREE when accompanied by a fare paying adult

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Faster journeys

With prioritised traffic lights and dedicated bus lanes, our Park & Ride buses can get in and out of the city quickly. With fewer stopping points than local bus services, the routes can be much faster than driving into York at peak times.

More free time to relax

Catching the bus frees up a little more time to do something you enjoy, and it’s even easier with free on-board WiFi and USB charging. Read emails, chat with friends, enjoy the newspaper or simply relax and listen to music. Let someone else do the driving, whilst you prepare for the day ahead!

Easy payments

There's no need to search for spare change when you can pay for your tickets in advance via the First Bus App. Don't want to download the app? You can also pay using a contactless card or mobile device too!

Find Your Park & Ride

See below for a list of Park & Ride sites and visit their pages to find out more.

Askham Bar Park & Ride - Designer Outlet Park & Ride - Grimston Bar Park & Ride - Monks Cross Park & Ride - Poppleton Bar Park & Ride - Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride