Planning your journey

Shakespeare's Rose Theatre,
Tower St, York,


The theatre and village is accessible. If you have any questions or would like to enquire about special arrangements, please email us.

Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre is located on Castle Car Park, next to Clifford’s Tower and a short walk from the City Centre. Construction will start in June 2018.

By Car:

Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre is located on the outer circle of the York City Centre and signposted from the A64 and outer ringroads.


The nearest car parks are Castle Car Park (183 spaces) and St George’s Field Car and Coach Park (150 spaces).

By Train:

Getting to York by train is both easy and great value for money, with direct rail links bringing you from London (Grand Central), Edinburgh (Cross Country), and Manchester (Northern) in around 2 hours. Book tickets to York from any origin with no booking fees at

Travel by train with TransPennine Express to York to experience Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre and save over 50%* when you book your train tickets in advance. TransPennine Express have direct services to York from across the north of England including Newcastle, Durham, Middlesbrough, Scarborough, Leeds, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Manchester and Liverpool. For more information visit

Park & Ride

York's six Park & Ride services allow you to travel to York by car, park for free in secure car parks and complete your journey into the city centre by bus. A standard return fare is just £3.10. Up to three children (16 and under) can travel free of charge when accompanied by a full fare-paying adult. Discounts are available for regular users and groups of up to five people. For timetables and more information, visit

We are delighted to announce that there is also a summer service, put on especially for the theatre, which will operate to and from the Askham Bar Park & Ride site only. Visit the website for more details.


To order a taxi you can call Fleetways on 01904 365365 or visit