Finding the Richard III Experience

The Richard III Experience is located at Monk  Bar, one of the 4 main gateways on York’s city walls:

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Getting to York

By Bus

Several bus services connect through York, making stops in the city centre. Visit the iTravelYork website for more information.

York’s six Park & Ride services allow you to travel to York by car, park for free in secure car parks and complete your journey into the city centre by bus. A standard return fare is just £3.10. Up to three children (16 and under) can travel free of charge when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult. For timetables and more information, visit the iTravelYork website.

By Car

The nearest car park to Monk Bar is the Monk Bar car park, just a five minute walk away. FREE, secure car parking is available at York’s six Park & Ride sites. Visit the iTravelYork website for timetables and more information. The nearest bus stop is situated on Blossom Street, a two minute walk away.

More information on the York Park and Ride service is available here.

By Train

York is on the East Coast main line between London and Scotland. It takes less than two hours to get to York from London. Trains run every half an hour, with at least 25 direct trains each week day.

Direct rail services also run to York from many of the UK’s main regional centres. York can be reached easily from all the following centres: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Liverpool.

There are direct trains to and from Manchester International Airport and trains run every hour during the day.

Information on train times and prices is available by telephone from within the UK on 08457 48 49 50 or at the following websites:

National Rail – for the rail timetable and national news
East Coast 
Grand Central
First TransPennine Express