York Balloon Fiesta Parking and Travel


How to get to York Balloon Fiesta

To ensure you can get to and from York Balloon Fiesta as effortlessly as possible, we’ve worked closely with the local authority and First Bus to keep traffic flowing.

The last buses for Askham Bar Park & Ride and the Shuttle Bus for York Train Station will leave 20 minutes after the advertised end of event. Please see the York Balloon Fiesta Schedule for more information.

Travel on the Askham Bar Park & Ride for £5

Buy a ticket in advance through the First Bus app and up to five people can travel for just £5. Tickets must be booked in advance and are only valid to and from Askham Bar Park & Ride.

Askham Bar Park and Ride, York. YO23 2BB

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Shuttle bus from York Train Station

There will be additional buses on services 3 and 4 which provide travel from the Railway Station to the Knavesmire. Travel is £3 per person and tickets are also available through the First Bus app.

Parking at York Racecourse

Limited parking is available at York Racecourse on the day. Due to demand, we strongly recommend travelling by public transport or walking.

Parking on the day is £10 (cash only).

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Please note there will be road closures, one way systems and no parking areas in place for the event. Keep following our social media for more details and follow all event signage when travelling to the event.