How to get to Ryedale
This page gives you advice on how to get to Ryedale
District. For specific information on how to get to Ryedale
District Council Offices once you are within the District, please
use the "Contact Us" link at the top of this page.
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Ryedale is well served by the national transport
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Ryedale is easy to reach by car. Only an hour from various
motorways including the M1, A1(M), M18 and M62. The A170, A614 and
A64 provide good links from the motorways.
The main bus routes through Ryedale are provided by Transdev
Coastliner who run regular buses through Malton from York and Leeds
and on to Pickering, Whitby and the Moors. Also to the coast at
Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington. For more information go to the
Ryedale, via Malton station, is well served by the
Transpennine express service details of which can be found
Trains run between York and Scarborough, calling at Malton. A
direct train service also operates between Manchester Airport and
Malton. York Station provides the link with all main UK intercity
rail services. Visitors can reach York from London in less than two
hours, and it is only a 30 minute onward rail journey from York to
Train Operator details.
Basic information about the routes operated by Transpennine
Express can be seen here. Contact details can be found below.
Transpennine express website.
Tel: 0845 600 1671 (customer helpline)
Basic information about the routes operated by Northern Rail can
be seen here. Contact details can be found below..
Tel: 0845 000 0125 (customer helpline)
East Coast Rail
Basic information about the routes operated by East Coast Rail
can be seen here. Contact details can be found below.
East Coast Rail
Tel: 0845 722 5333 (customer helpline)
Ryedale is served by the ports at Hull and Newcastle.
P & O North Sea Ferries operate a daily, overnight service from
Rotterdam and Zeebrugge into Hull, where it is an easy hour's drive
to Ryedale. If you are a foot passenger you can reach Ryedale from
Hull by taking a bus or train to York or Scarborough and then
change to pick up either the train to Malton or the bus to one of
the towns or villages served by the public transport service.
DFDS Seaways operate services from Holland and Norway to Newcastle,
from which Ryedale is a two-hour drive south by car. If you
are travelling by public transport from Newcastle, you can take the
mainline train to York and then change at York station,
to catch either a train to Malton or a bus to one of the
towns and villages served by the public transport service.
For further advice on public transport links from the ferry ports
to Ryedale contact one of our tourist information centres:
- Malton TIC - +44 (0) 1653 600048
- Pickering TIC - +44 (0) 1751 473791
- Helmsley TIC - +44 (0) 1439 770173
For more information on sea crossing timetables
on +44 (0) 1482 377177
on +44 (0) 8705 333 222
There are no major airports within the boundaries of
The nearest major airports are Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle
airport, Humberside airport, Robin Hood airport and
Leeds/Bradford International airport.
There are also good rail links to Manchester airport via
Durham Tees Valley Airport
Situated just 4 miles east of Darlington, 10 miles west of
Middlesbrough and 24 miles south of Durham, Durham Tees Valley
Airport offers flights to a wide variety of destinations across the
UK and Europe.
Durham Tees Valley
Tel: 0871 224 2426
Newcastle International Airport lies in the heart of the North
East and is an extremely accessible regional airport. With the A1
being a principal north south road, it by-passes the city centre
and leads directly to the airport.
Tel: 0871 882 1121 (Customer Information)
Leeds/Bradford International Airport
The airport is signposted on all major roads over a wide area,
including the M1 and M62 motorways and the Yorkshire section of the
Tel: 0871 288 2288
Humberside Airport is a key national and international gateway
to Northern and Eastern England. Connecting 320,000 passengers to
over 20 destinations each year. The airport is also home to the
UK’s second largest heliport, serving the offshore industry in the
Tel: 0844 8877 747
Robin Hood Airport (Doncaster/Sheffield)
Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is the UK's newest purpose
built international airport, having commenced operation in April
2005 on the site of the former RAF Finningley air base. The Airport
is located 7 miles from Doncaster and 25 miles from Sheffield,
serving passengers across Yorkshire, the Humber and the North
Robin Hood Airport.
Tel:0871 220 2210
Manchester Airport is one of the UK's most accessible
international gateways, at the heart of the country's transport
network, connecting the entire North of England - and beyond - with
over 200 destinations.
Tel: 0871 271 0711