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The White Swan Inn

By air, by road and by rail, The White Swan Hotel is well located. Situated 200 miles from London, the charming market town of Pickering sits at the junction of the A170 and the A169 Whitby road. For those flying in, Manchester airport offers global connections, and picking up a taxi is no problem from either York or Malton railway station.

The White Swan Inn, Market Place, Pickering

By Road

Pickering in North Yorkshire is approximately 200 miles from London and can be reached via the M1 or A1, then A64 and A169.

Travelling to The White Swan by car from the south: A1 or A1/M1 link road, A64, A169, Pickering, Market Place.

Travelling to The White Swan by car from the north: A19 or A1, A170, Thirsk, Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside, Pickering, traffic lights, left, right at cross roads, Market Place.

By Rail

Pickering is served by the Transpennine Services via the Railway Station at Malton. Trains run between York and Scarborough calling at Malton. A direct train service also operates between Manchester Airport and Malton. York Station provides the link with the main line services. In less than two hours visitors can reach York from London and then it is only a 20 minute journey from York to Malton.

There is a bus service but our advice is to take a taxi, please see the aforementioned tab.

By Air

Manchester Airport is the main gateway into the north of England with worldwide connections. Flights from Europe also arrive daily at Newcastle, Teeside, Humberside and Leeds Bradford Airports.

Leeds/Bradford International Airport, Yeadon (50 minutes by car): 0113 250 9696

Teesside International Airport, Darlington (50 minutes by car): 01325 332811

Manchester International Airport, Manchester (1 hour 55 minutes by car):

T: 0161 489 3000 1 hour 55 minutes by car.

Direct rail link to Malton.

Private landing facilities for some aircraft are available nearby The White Swan Inn.

By Taxi

Taxis are easily available from York or Malton railway station.

T: 01904 623332, 01904 628197 and general enquiries 0845 7484950. The respective fares are approximately £40 and £20, and the distances to Pickering around 28 and 8 miles.

Local taxi companies in Pickering include:

Appleby’s - 01751 474430

Crystal Cars - 01751 477613 who has an 8 seater Mercedes

In Malton, contact Station Taxis on 01653 696969

Car Park

We have ample off street car parking to the rear of the hotel. When you approach the hotel you will see the archway, pull up through this and follow the drive up. Unless you have special accessibility requirements we do not reserve specific spaces for rooms, so please just pull into an available space.

If you would like help with your bags in from the car please head to Reception and one of the team will bring your luggage in for you.

The archway is 11ft 9″ by 9ft 6″.


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