Car Hire York Railway Station
Find your perfect car hire at York Railway StationPick up your rental car from Avis in York and prepare for a surprise at every turn.
With the freedom to explore York and beyond at your own pace, a wealth of historic and natural treasures are just waiting to be discovered in York and northern England.
When you arrive at York Railway Station, Avis would ask you to transfer to our location at 3 Layerthorpe Rd by taxi.
Your rental car will await you there and Avis will refund the cost of the transfer journey to you. York Railway Station and Avis 3 Layerthorpe Rd are a short distance apart.
Please advise the Rental Sales Agent and present your receipt and they will arrange the refund for you.
Plan your journey from York Railway StationFrom York Railway Station (via the A1036) you’re just a 10-minute drive from the centre of York, with its extensive shopping facilities, historic monuments and fascinating museums. There’s so much to see and do in this vibrant city, it’s hard to know where to turn first. But topping most visitors’ to-do lists is the famous cathedral.
York Minster, said to be the largest medieval gothic cathedral north of the Alps, is a beautiful building with stunning stained glass windows and numerous religious and historic artefacts. Climb the 275 steps up the Central Tower and enjoy spectacular views from the highest point in the city.
Museum-wise you’re spoilt for choice. A number of award- winning options await, including York Castle Museum – charting the history of the city through displays and interactive galleries. Yorkshire Air Museum is also popular and features a superb display of aircraft, as well as displays on airborne forces and memorial gardens. The National Railway Museum is another must-see.
As evening approaches, the town transforms into a buzzing entertainment hub. Take your pick from numerous restaurants and bars – from high street staples to quirky independents. Fancy taking in a show? Head to York Theatre Royal housed in St Leonard’s Place.
Enjoy all that York and northern England have to offer from the comfort of your rental car.
Beyond York Railway StationNorth Yorkshire, nestled in northern England, is a diverse region offering a mix of rural charm, history and spectacular scenery. From hiking and cycling in the dramatic North York Moors, to castles and gardens in Ripon and York, you’ll find more than enough to fill your sightseeing boots.
Helmsley Walled Garden
Take the A64 and B1257 from York Railway Station and you’re around a one-hour drive from Helmsley Walled Garden in Helmsley. Dating back to 1759, this beautiful sight features a large display of flowers, fruit and vegetables, as well as a cafe and shop. Nearby attractions include Duncombe Park and Helmsley Castle. The bottom section of the North York Moors is also nearby, if you’re feeling adventurous.
Sutton Bank National Park Centre
Just under an hour’s drive from York Railway Station (via the A19) is Sutton Bank National Park Centre. Aside from hosting a hi-tech exhibition, there are numerous walking trails, cliff-edge cycle routes, an information centre and tearoom to soak up. This promises a tremendous value, family friendly day out.
Northern England is home to some of the finest beaches in the UK and North Yorkshire lays claim to a fair few of them. Whitby is just under an hour-and-a-half’s drive (via the A64 and A169) from York Station and well worth exploring. With two beaches, art galleries and local attractions including Whitby Abbey and the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, it offers a lovely day out no matter the weather.
Hiring a car makes it effortless to explore all that York and North Yorkshire has to offer, plus you’re able to experience the north English countryside at its finest during your road trip.