History buffs will enjoy exploring York, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, lively bar scene and local tours. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its festivals, cathedrals and shopping. Top sights in the city include York Minster, Shambles and York Dungeon.
- There are 444 hotels and other accommodation options in York
- The closest major airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), 24.3 mi (39.2 km) from the city centre
- The next closest is in Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), 32.8 mi (52.8 km) away
Getting around York
If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from York Station, York Poppleton Station or Hammerton Station. York might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.
Dressing for York
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 1°C
- From April to June, the average is 20°C during the day and 3°C at night
- July to September sees average temperatures of 21°C during the day and 8°C at night
- Between October and December, you can expect 15°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the night-time average
- York gets about 19 millimetres of rain per year
- July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 20°C, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 2°C