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    Car Hire at York Train Station - Visit the Famous City Walls

    York is located in North Yorkshire and is the county town of the historic county of Yorkshire and around an hour north of Leeds. It has become a very popular tourist area and is known for its historical landmarks as well as sporting and cultural activities.

    It is a historic yet vibrant city with one of the biggest nightlife scenes in the UK with clubs, bars with DJ’s, pubs, live music and open mic nights on almost every corner. From jazz music, to dance and house, RnB and hip hop, there is a wide range to suit all. There is also the Assize of Ale event which takes place annually where residents or tourists dress up in medieval costumes to take part in a pub crawl which raises money for local charities. York is also known for its regular comedy nights as well as west end shows, concerts, opera and ballet at the Grand Opera House York as well as some shows at the Friargate theatre located just around the corner.

    There are over 200 restaurants and cafes dotted around York so you won’t struggle to find somewhere to eat. From charming little coffee shops and places for afternoon tea to Italian or African cuisine. There is so much variety to choose from your more likely to be stuck deciding as your spoilt for choice.

    York is a beautifully scenic city with its historic buildings and architecture as well as the university and the stunning River Ouse. Perfect for bike riding or sight-seeing strolls if you’re looking for more of a relaxing get away.

    York is also home to several festivals annually with at least one taking place each month causing it to be named “The City of Festivals”. There is the York Ice Trail, the JORVIK Viking Festival, York Fashion Week, York Literature Festival, Early Music Festival, York Food and Drink Festival, York Races, York Balloon Fiesta and Fossgate Festival as well as many more. You’re more than likely to have something occurring in the city whilst on your trip.

    Book your car hire at York Train Station through Auto Europe today and begin exploring the historic and exciting city of York. You will be sure to find the perfect vehicle at a price to suit you as at Auto Europe we have a wide range of vehicles at over 24,000 locations worldwide. Contact Auto Europe today for a quote. For information on driving in York please check our Driving Information UK page.

    Station information

    The first York railway station was located on Queens street outside the walls of the city. The station was opened in 1839 by the York and Midland Railway, it was then succeeded by what is now York old railway station in 1841 until a new station was constructed again outside the walls. New platforms were added to the station in 1909 and the footbridge which still stands was built in 1938 before becoming a grade 2 listed building in 1968. The station is located on the East Coast Main Line and is around halfway between London and Edinburgh.

    Where to pick up my car hire at York Train Station

    When collecting your car hire at York Train Station be aware that most car hire companies are located inside the station however Europcar is located just outside the station and Hertz is located just around the corner on Leeman Road. All you have to do is make sure to have your drivers licence and a credit card in the name of the main driver with you to ensure your booking runs as smoothly as possible.

    Enterprise at York Train Station Enterprise at York Train Station
    Station Road
    York, United Kingdom YO24 1AB

    +44 1904 545000
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
    Sat 09:00 AM-noon
    Sun CLOSED
    Alamo Car Hire at York Train Station Alamo Car Hire at York Train Station
    Station Road
    York, United Kingdom YO24 1AB

    +44 1904 545000
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
    Sat 09:00 AM-noon
    Sun CLOSED
    National Car Hire at York Train Station National Car Hire at York Train Station
    Station Road
    York, United Kingdom YO24 1AB

    +44 1904 545000
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
    Sat 09:00 AM-noon
    Sun CLOSED
    Europcar Car Hire at York Train Station Europcar at York Train Station
    Queen Street
    York, United Kingdom YO24 1AD

    +44 371 3843458
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
    Sat 08:00 AM-04:00 PM
    Sun CLOSED
    Hertz Car Hire at York Train Station Hertz at York Train Station
    Leeman Road
    York, United Kingdom YO26 4XH

    +44 843 309 3082
    Opening Hours:
    Mon-Fri 08:30 AM-05:30 PM
    Sat 09:00 AM-02:00 PM
    Sun 10:00 AM-02:00 PM

    Station Facilities

    There are several facilities at York Train Station including ATM’s located throughout the station, payphones and public Wi-Fi as well as a post box located outside the station. There are accessible toilets and baby changing facilities. There are also waiting rooms which are available from 6:00AM – 10:00PM Monday – Sunday. There is an area for bicycle storage as well as a long stay car park, short stay car park, executive car park and drop off point. There is a photo booth, information point, travel information office and luggage trolleys. There are several shops and cafes in the station including Travel Centre, West Cornwall Pasty Co, Whistle Stop, The Duke of York and Starbucks.

    How to get to and from York Train Station

    To rent a car at York Train Station would make getting to and from the station the simplest form of transport. It allows you to travel the city without reliance on public transport and planning routes. However if you should wish to use public transport as your favoured mode of travel there are numerous bus stands located just outside the station with each one of them having buses which travel several routes to destinations all over York. As York is a large station there are also many taxis that wait outside the station. It is unlikely that you would need to book a taxi however if you are arriving late at night or early morning you can book a taxi through Station Taxis.

    Parking tips

    When parking your car rental at York Train Station there are two car parks to choose from. The station car park and the station short stay car park. The station car park has around 30 spaces and has low rates per hour. The station car park has over 600 spaces and is charged at an off peak rate during times after 09:30 Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday. You can pay for parking here daily, weekly, monthly, 3 monthly and annually if you will be visiting often. There are also several metred parking areas in the surrounding areas of the station where you can find low daily rates. There are also 15 public car parks around the city which are run by York city council as well as many privately run car parks such as NCP car parks and Q-Parks.

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    Additional Information about York Train Station

    York Train Station
    Station Road
    York, United Kingdom YO24 1AB

    Telephone: +03457225225
    Latitude: 53.9583
    Longitude: 1.093

    General Information: York train station is situated in North Yorkshire and is a key midway junction for transport between London and Edinburgh.