Car Hire York

Discover Car Rental in York

York is a magnificent medieval city that is one of the favourite holiday destinations in England and it is not hard to see why. Steeped in history, York features some of the most well preserved historic buildings and artefacts in Europe that date back to Viking times.

There is plenty to see in York, including ancient churches castles, the York Maze and incredibly well-preserved medieval cobbled streets, just to name a few. Travel with your York car hire and experience the history and the friendly locals in this lovely town.

Experience York

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Once you arrive in York, get your bearings by taking a whip around the ancient walls that surround the city and make you way to see the largest Gothic Cathedral in Europe, the York Minster that has been a place of worship for over one thousand years.

Learn about York's Viking past at the Jovik Viking Centre, which is located on an actual archaeological dig, and you can see fascinating exhibits that depict the Viking's presence in York over the last 1,000 years. Visit the Castle Howard, the Yorkshire Museum and the Castle Museum. Train spotters must head over to the National Railway Museum, the largest railway museum in the world.

York has so many beautiful areas right at its doorstep. Make the most of having a rental vehicle in the north of the country and drive over to Leeds, a bustling and vibrant city only half an hour away. Explore the magnificent Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors up to Whitby on the coast. Drive your car hire north to historic Durham and see the ancient castle and spectacular cathedral. See all the history, culture and heritage in the town of York and the county of Yorkshire with your car hire from DriveAway.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
York - Manchester 114 1.5
York - Liverpool 162 2
York - Birmingham 213 2.25