The tourist office has a useful free map showing York's cycle routes, or visit iTravel-York ( Castle Howard (15 miles northeast of York via Haxby and Strensall) is an interesting destination, and there's also a section of the Trans-Pennine Trail cycle path ( from Bishopthorpe in York to Selby (15 miles) along the old railway line.

You can rent bikes from Cycle Heaven at the train station for £20 per 24 hours.


Local bus services are operated by First York ( Single fares range from £1 to £3, and a day pass valid for all local buses is £4.50 (available on the bus or at Park & Ride car parks).


Station Taxis has a kiosk outside the train station.