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Getting to York Science Park

By Car: Visitors approaching York from the A64 should turn off at the A1079 exit marked University/Science Park. After crossing two sets of traffic lights, ensure you are in the left lane signposted University. At the roundabout take the second exit, signposted University / Science Park. Continue straight for about 1 mile.  At next traffic light turnright. At subsequent roundabout/T-junction, turn right. You are now entering the Science Park. The AA provides an online route planner for car journeys.
Parking is limited, on a first come first served basis and cannot be guaranteed. Please use alternative means of travel if possible.

Catalyst Visitor Car Parking: Visitors will need to register at The Catalyst reception and the Centre Coordinator will be able to log your visitor for a virtual permit. Visitors can park in The Catalyst, Field Lane or Kimberlow Lane car parks. Visitors will need to know their Registration Number in order to obtain a virtual parking permit. 

By Rail: York is on the main East Coast Line from London King's Cross to Edinburgh. Fast trains leave from both north and south at frequent intervals. There is also a direct service across the Pennines between York, Leeds and Manchester Airport. The University is two miles from the railway station and you will need to get a bus or taxi onto campus. An online rail timetable is available to help you to plan your journey.

By Taxi: A journey by taxi from the railway station to the University will take approximately 15 minutes. There is a taxi rank just outside the station.

By Bus: You can reach York by coach from many destinations around the country. National Express buses stop at the railway station. More details are available from their online coach timetable. A number of companies operate buses, which have stops close to the Science Park: the No's 4 and 44 depart from the railway station. The scheduled journey time from the railway station to Heslington is 10-20 minutes. The main bus station is at Rougier Street. There is an online Journey Planner for local bus services.

By Bike: The University is well served with cycle paths and is currently improving cycle access and storage facilities. Cycle racks are available in most parts of campus. The City Council provides free copies of cycle route maps around the City of York, and there is a network of cycle paths on campus (map available ). Information for Cyclist:

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