North Yorkshire Moors Railway

One of the must-see sights for those visiting Whitby or Pickering, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway combines picturesque views and an incredible history having been around since 1836.

Where North Yorkshire Moors Railway Is & How To Get There

North Yorkshire Moors Railway Address
North Yorkshire Moors Railway,
12 Park Street,
North Yorkshire
YO18 7AJ

Getting There By Train
There are rail links from all over the country to stations in the towns surrounding the the North Yorkshire Moors Railway including York, Malton, Scarborough, Middlesbrough, Saltburn by the Sea, Redcar, Whitby, Northallerton and Thirsk. You can also reach York in under two hours from London St. Pancras.

Getting There By Bus
There are National Express coaches that drop off at York, Thirsk, Northallerton, Scarborough and Middlesbrough, as well as Coastliner buses to Malton, Pickering, Goathland and Whitby from either Leeds or York.


North Yorkshire Moors Railway has its own car park which charges £5.

Opening Dates & Times - 2023

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is currently closed for winter. No service trains are running and the stations are closed to the public. The 2023 season starts on 27th March 2023 and services will run everyday until 5th November 2023.

Booking Information & Cancellation Policies

North Yorkshire Moors Railway suggests you to book your slots online well in advance. Once booked, your tickets cannot be refunded.


The following are prices for a Freedom Ticket which allows you to board at Pickering and disembark at any station.

Ticket Type Peak  Off-Peak  Peak (Members)  Off-Peak (Members) 
Adult £40 £38 £20 £19
Child £20 £19 £10 £9.50
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children) £82 £78 £60 £57
Compartment (Up to 6 people)  £110 £100 n/a n/a

One year memberships are £20 for juniors, £40 for adults or £72 for a joint adult membership.

Other Useful Information

Student & NHS Worker Discount
There are no student or NHS worker discounts available for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

What To Wear
North Yorkshire Moors Railway does not have a specific dress code.

Age & Height Restrictions
There are no age or height restrictions for the for North Yorkshire Moors Railways.

How Long Does A Trip On North Yorkshire Moor's Railway Last?

Each ride takes an average of 2-3 hours. This can vary depending on which stops you decide to disembark at and how long you spend at each stop. The Freedom Ticket allows you to spend as long as you like at each station.


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Restaurants Nearby

Birch Hall Inn
The Witching Post Inn
Goathland Tea Rooms
The Fox & Rabbit Inn

Hotels Nearby

Mallyan Spout Hotel
Inn on the Moor
Goathland Hotel

Other Attractions Nearby

Mallyan Spout Waterfall
Beck Hole Waterfool
Hole of Horcum