Selby drone shot

Getting to the Heart of Yorkshire

The Heart of Yorkshire area is centrally located, with great road, rail and air connections across the UK.

We’re super connected, situated right at the Heart of Yorkshire and at the centre of our neighbouring great Yorkshire cities, Leeds, Sheffield, York and Hull.

By Car – We are served by excellent roads. The A1/A1(M) motorway provides fast, easy access from the North and the South, with the M62 running East to West through the south of the region, providing easy access from Manchester, Leeds and Hull. The A19, A63 and A64 provide scenic routes through the Heart of Yorkshire, to Leeds, York and the Yorkshire Coast.

By Train – with stations located in Selby, South Milford, Sherburn in Elmet and Church Fenton, the region is well connected with national operators, including Northern Trains and Transpennine Express, running direct services to and from Manchester, Leeds, Hull, York and London. Hull Trains run a direct service into Selby from London, which takes around 2 hours.

Please check operator websites for further information on prices and travel times. Visit the Northern Rail, Transpennine Express and Hull Trains websites here or for information in one place visit National Rail Enquiries or The Trainline.

By Air and Sea – The region is within easy travelling distance of several airports: Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle, East Midlands and Teesside; all served by regular domestic and international flights.

Northern Rail Transpennine Express Hull Trains The Trainline National Rail Enquiries

See exactly where we are with this view of the Heart of Yorkshire on Google Maps!

Selby Waypoint Finder

Getting around the region

Explore the Heart of Yorkshire by bus and enjoy getting around the region, or to neighbouring towns and cities of York, Leeds, Doncaster and Wetherby. Britain’s most scenic bus route between Leeds and the Yorkshire Coast runs right through the heart of our historic brewery town, Tadcaster.

Please check operator websites for further information on tickets and travel times. Visit the Arriva Yorkshire and Yorkshire Coastliner websites here or for information in one place visit Plan Your Journey | Traveline.

With a number of transport options available, it’s easy to explore at the Heart of Yorkshire.

Arriva Yorkshire Yorkshire Coastliner Traveline
South Parade Car Parking Meter

Parking in the Heart of Yorkshire

For all the information you need on car parking in the region, please visit the North Yorkshire Council website below.

If you have an electric vehicle and need to charge it whilst in the Heart of Yorkshire or the wider area, there are many options available to you. Please visit the site below to find the nearest charging point.

Parking in the Heart of Yorkshire Electric Vehicle charging