How to get to the Rymer Auditorium once at the Heslington West Campus, University of York.
The symposium is being held in the Rymer Auditorium, which is in the Music department on the Heslington West campus. It is very close to the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, which is in the top left quadrant of this campus map.
Rymer Auditorium: follow the signs for Wentworth College and biology at the roundabout at the top of University road. Take the first turn left to Car Park D and follow the footpath signs to Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall for daytime opening or to Concerts & Evening Box Office when coming to evening concerts.
How to get to the University of York
There is a frequent, fast train service to York on the main East Coast Line from London King’s Cross to Edinburgh. There is also a direct service between York, Leeds and Manchester Airport.
The University is a short bus or taxi ride direct from the railway station.
By Bus and coach
There are buses from the city centre approximately every 10 minutes during the day, and it takes around 20 minutes to reach the campus.
The 44 Unibus service starts from Heslington East running through campus and stopping at the railway station and in the city centre. The FirstYork 4 runs from Heslington Hall and the Science Park to Acomb through the city centre. It doesn’t go to Heslington East. This service runs every 7.5 minutes.
The ub.1 is a dedicated free shuttle bus service for travel around the Heslington campus during term-time. The 44 also provides free travel around the Heslington campus.
You can reach York by coach from many destinations around the country. National Express coaches stop at the railway station.
York is easy to reach from many UK airports. See the University of York’s website for more information about travelling by air.
Driving and parking
If you are driving it is recommended that you approach the University from the junction of the A64 and A1079 on the east of the city, from where the University is signposted. See the maps on the University of York’s website for an overview of the location. If you are using a SatNav, the main University postcode is YO10 5DD.
There are disabled parking spaces in all University car parks.
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