We get a number of questions relating to where we are and how to reach us at events every year, so in an effort to help you before you attend, we have listed some of them here for you to peruse before the event to make your visit as stress-free as possible!
WHERE IS THE EVENT BEING HELD?
The next Comic Con Yorkshire will be held on 22-23 June 2024 at Yorkshire Event Centre, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8NZ.
GET TO US BY LAND, SEA OR AIR!
With excellent air and sea links as well as rail and road networks, getting to Harrogate and the Yorkshire Event Centre from overseas or within the UK or Republic of Ireland has never been easier! Located just 15 minutes from the centre of Harrogate, it's easy to reach us no matter how you travel!
TRAVELLING BY CAR
There are directions for North, South, East and West approaches into Harrogate that you can view these on Google Maps.
TRAVELLING BY BUS
Bus Services from Harrogate Town Centre (drops off at Sainsburys on Wetherby Road):
X70 – view timetable
Less than a mile’s walk to the main entrance gate around the perimeter of the Showground.
TRAVELLING BY TRAIN
Harrogate is located midway between Leeds and York, with regular commuter train services on the local line.
We are about 2 miles from Harrogate train station, where taxis and buses are available to complete your journey.
Hornbeam Park station is about 1.5 miles from us, but there are no taxis available at this station without pre-booking. The station is connected to the Yorkshire Event Centre by a Showground Greenway so if you’d prefer a short walk or cycle, directions are HERE.
LNER run a regular schedule from London Kings Cross to Harrogate, including the new AZUMA service. Please visit the LNER website for timetables and booking information.
TRAVELLING BY PLANE
We’re approximately 14 miles from Leeds Bradford Airport, which offers regular flights to UK, European and Worldwide destinations.
It’s a short 30 minute taxi or the 747 bus stops at Harrogate Bus station.
Below is a Google Map of the immediate area for your convenience, scroll in and out easily to find bus stops, road markings and the arena itself. If you are on a mobile device you can easily get directions to the venue on your screen by clicking on the "Directions" link just underneath the "COMIC CON YORKSHIRE" title on the map.