Northern Rail provides direct train services to Harrogate from Leeds and York – which have direct services from Scotland, Manchester, South Yorkshire, North East and London Kings Cross.
After 08:30 there will be some road closures in the area. These are around the start area at Montpellier Hill and sections of Otley Road and Leeds Road.
Directions from the North: Leave the A1 at Junction 47, signed A59 York, Knaresborough & Harrogate. Take the 3rd exit on the roundabout towards Harrogate. Follow the A59 York Road through Knaresborough following signs to Harrogate.
Directions from the South: Leave the A1 at Junction 45. Follow the A168 for Wetherby, head through Wetherby and follow signs for the A661 towards Harrogate.
There is no specific event parking in Harrogate and we recommend that you leave your car at home. However, if you need to drive, the area does offer three multi-storey car parks:
- Jubilee: Union Street, Harrogate, HG1 1DJ
- Victoria: East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5LQ
- West Park: Tower Street, Harrogate HG1 1HS
Charges apply. For tariffs and opening times click here
Leeds Bradford International Airport is 12 miles from the centre of Harrogate, with incoming flights from across Europe, including Dublin, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Geneva, Malta, Paris, Munich and Amsterdam. There is an hourly bus service (747 Airport Direct service) to/from Harrogate Bus Station during the day.