Travel and Directions


The York Dungeon is opposite the Grand Opera House, just around the corner from Clifford's Tower.



On Foot

York City centre is encompassed by its ancient walls and is accessible on foot! Follow the signs to The York Dungeon or the Grand Opera House – you are only a short walk from one end of the city to other!

Our Address

The York Dungeon
12 Clifford Street

Public Transport

Buses, Trains and Park & Ride, no matter what you want to call it, the bus stop is at the front of the Dungeon. We are a short walk from York Railway Station and there is even a river boat service at King’s Staith Landings, a couple of minutes away from The York Dungeon.

City Sight-Seeing Bus
Discover the sights and attractions that tell the story of York’s 2,000 years of history with an open-top bus tour.

City Cruises

Experience a sightseeing tour on the water in York with the City Cruise York sightseeing cruise, Self Drive-Boat tour and evening cruises.


We are a 5-10 minute walk from York Railway Station with great links to Leeds, Harrogate and the East Coast.

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Did you know that it only takes 2 hours by train from London to York? You'll fall in love with York from the moment you arrive...

Coach and Car


St George's Car Park, YO1 9WJ

Castle Car Park, YO1 9SA

Q-Park operate the Shambles car park a short walk away on Garden Place.

There are several car parks available within walking distance from the York Dungeon, fees may apply.

Coach Parks

The closest Coach Parks are at the following sites:

St George's Car Park, Fishergate, York,  YO1 9WJ

Union Terrace Coach Park, Clarence St, York YO31 7EL

Drivers are recommended to plan alternative routes via the iTravel York - Journey Planner