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asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near York Station?

    The price for luggage storage near York Station starts from just £5.00/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near York Station?

    There are multiple locations in the York Station area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Leeds Railway Station, Selby Railway Station (SBY), and Temple Green Park and Ride and all over York.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near York Station?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near York Station.

  • Are there storage lockers near York Station?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the York Station area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby York Station and in the broader York area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near York Station?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near York Station are The Parsonage Country House Hotel, The Grand Hotel & Spa, and Travelodge. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near York Station are YHA York, Safestay York, and St. Pauls Lodge.

  • Where are the best restaurants near York Station?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near York Station are Il Treno Ristorante, McDonald's, and York Theatre Royal.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near York Station?

    Check out the nearby Westfield Wood, Deans Park, and Victoria Park.


About York Station

York's location in the north of England, close to Scotland, makes it central to Britain as a whole, so it’s no surprise that York's train station was the largest in the world when it opened in 1877. Although the railway stations in London later eclipsed it, its location approximately halfway between the English and Scottish capital cities of London and Edinburgh means York remains a very important station, even today.

Known for its unusual curved iron and glass roof, the station’s architecture and design are also main draws. Unfortunately, it was heavily damaged by bombing during World War II. After the war the station was renovated, with careful attention devoted to maintaining its 19th-century characteristics. In 1968, it was designated as a Grade II Listed historic building.

York Station remains a gateway to the city for many visitors today and a great starting point for your journey around Britain. Located close to everything that York has to offer, York train station is the first port of call for many of the city's millions of annual visitors. If you’re one of them, you might be looking for luggage storage options around York. Drop your belongings off at one of Bounce partner’s convenient luggage storage facilities to explore York baggage free.

Can you leave suitcases at York Station?

York railway station doesn’t offer a luggage storage service, so you won’t be able to store your luggage at the station. But don’t worry; we have left luggage storage locations all over the city. We have storage spots just a short walk away, so passengers can drop off their things minutes after their trains arrive.

Can I leave my luggage at the train station?

Since the station can’t keep your bags, you’ll have to store them elsewhere. To see all of our convenient locations in the area, search York luggage storage on the Bounce app. Take your pick from the list of partner locations near you, then book online within minutes. If you need to drop off your bags for a few hours while you wait for your hotel to be ready, or even if you need overnight storage for a couple of days, we’ve got you covered.

Things to do near York Station

York station sits just across the River Ouse from the historic heart of the city. It's only a short walk from the station to many of York's most popular attractions, which makes it a great place to start exploring the city. Want some ideas of where to start? Check out these nearby landmarks.

National Railway Museum York

If your train ride into York has you excited about trains, you’ll love visiting the National Railway Museum York, which is just a short 6 minute walk away. Being the largest museum of its kind in the UK, its collection is one to be rivaled and features everything from model stations and memorabilia to real trains and restored carriages. In total, visitors can see and learn about more than a million artifacts and keepsakes. It’s a fantastic activity to do with kids, who especially love the miniature railway ride outside of the museum.

National Railway Museum York bag policy

This museum has storage lockers on site, which are available during your visit for £3.00. They can accommodate items measuring 58cm x 45cm x 45cm, so if your bag is bigger than that, you’ll need to find other accommodations. If the lockers don’t have enough space for your bag, remember that you can store luggage with us at Bounce luggage storage in York.

Afternoon Tea at The Grand

If you’ve some time to spend and want to relax before venturing further out into York, take a 10 minute walk over to The Grand. This 5 star hotel doesn’t only offer fantastic sleeping accommodations but also serves luxurious afternoon tea in their beautiful tearoom. You’ll get to choose from 20 different kinds of tea from around the world, with flavors ranging from savory to sweet. Of course, afternoon tea wouldn’t be complete scones, and if the weather is nice, you can enjoy your snack on the terrace.

Museum Gardens

For those who want to escape from the busy city for a few hours or those who just like spending time in nature, the Museum Gardens are a beautiful and free place to take a walk. The botanic gardens are filled with lush greenery, lots of friendly wildlife, as well as the medieval ruins of St Mary’s Abbey. If time permits, check out the Yorkshire Museum while you’re here. You can walk to the gardens in about 15 minutes.

Museum Gardens bag policy

Since the gardens are open to the public for free, you should be allowed to bring your bags with you. That being said, it’ll be tough dragging your luggage through the gardens, and the Yorkshire Museum doesn’t offer baggage storage inside. If you want to explore the museum as well, or you just don’t want to be stuck with your luggage all day, take advantage of our luggage storage services.

Airport travel from York Station

Leeds Bradford Airport to York Station

Although York is accessible by 4 international airports, the closest and easiest one to get to is the Leeds Bradford Airport. Start by catching the 747 or A1 Flyer bus from the airport to Leeds train station. From there, you can catch a train directly to York Station via the Transpennine Express. The train ride cost should start at £11.00, and the bus ticket price is about £2.00. Overall, it’ll take just over an hour to reach the airport from the York railway station.

Getting around York from York Station

Ready to get out and see the rest of York? Although not all of the city’s attractions are within walking distance from the train station, traveling from here will definitely make it easier to get to other places in York. Below are some cool activities that you can reach easily using public transit.

York Dungeon

No visit to York would be complete without visiting the York Dungeon. Get ready for a fascinating, exciting, and spooky journey through the city’s history, complete with talented actors, scary sets, and special effects that’ll make you feel like you’re reliving the stories. 

If you’re brave enough to take on the dungeon, walk from York Station to the bus stop at Rail Station. From there, catch the 4 bus to Clifford Street and you’ll be right by the attraction. Bus ticket prices are about £2.20 for a single ride. Aside from the 4 bus, you can catch the 11 to Micklegate or the 66 to Merchantgate.

York Minster

York Minster is one of the city’s most impressive buildings. The grand cathedral dates back to the 7th century and is intricately designed and detailed both inside and out. You’ll be amazed by the incredible facade of the building, as well as the stained glass windows and carved stonework. If you’re up for it, take a walk up the 275 steps to admire the view from the Minster’s highest point. 

To get here from York Station, travel by foot to Station Avenue and hop on the 6 bus. Ride until the stop at Theatre Royal, the York Minster will be just a 5 minute walk away from there. Your bus ticket should cost £2.20.

York City Walls

Did you know that York is surrounded by impressive walls that once protected the city? The fortifications were built by the Romans and are actually the longest walls barrier in the entire country. You can take a walk along the walls, although going the entire way will take several hours. Along the way you’ll come across plaques giving you insight on the walls’ history, or you can book a guided tour instead. 

To reach the walls, go to Rougier Street and ride the 6 bus to the stop at Peasholme Green. The walls are about 5 minutes away from there by foot. As usual, the bus ticket price should be about £2.20.

Luggage storage near York Station

The layout of the center of York long predates the invention of the car, so York is an extremely walkable city. In fact, many of York's most interesting districts, such as the medieval Shambles area, are best explored on foot. So drop off your heavy bags at a convenient Bounce luggage storage location in York and start walking. You can leave any size bag for as little or as much time as you like, making it far easier to explore this fascinating British city.

There are endless things to see and do in York, making it a great destination for every kind of traveler. Looking for more activities and attractions? Climb up Clifford’s Tower, a Norman keep attached to York Castle. The Jorvik Viking Centre is fun for people of all ages, and it’s always worth seeing a live performance at the Grand Opera House.

If you plan to visit more of England after your time in York, you should know that our partners have luggage storage facilities all over Northern Europe and beyond. Anytime you need your bags stored, remember to take advantage of the easy and secure baggage storage services at Bounce.

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