City of York Council
Funerals and cremations

York Crematorium

York Crematorium

York Crematorium is just off the A64 on Bishopthorpe Road near the village of Bishopthorpe and Bishopthorpe Palace.

Opening times

The grounds and chapel of remembrance are open April to August:

  • Monday to Saturdays from 9am to 8pm
  • Sundays and public holidays from 10am to 8pm

Opening times September to March are the same as above but the grounds and chapel of remembrance close at dusk.

The office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.

Map showing how to find York Crematorium

York Crematorium Bereavement Services Guide

Map showing a legend and the plots of York Crematorium

Public transport

York is the nearest railway station, and taxis from there take about 10 minutes. You can also catch a Number 11 (indigo line) bus from opposite the station.

By road

From the M1 or A1 take the A64 intersection and the crematorium is off the A64 signposted Bishopthorpe. From the west on the M62, join the M1 northbound until you reach the intersection with the A64.

In this section:

Cremation services at York Crematorium; cremation records; memorials; facts about cremations; behind the scenes.

For disability information about York Crematorium visit

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Pages in York Crematorium

  1. You are here: York Crematorium
  2. Cremation services at York Crematorium
  3. Who Do You Think You Are?
  4. FAQs about York cremations
  5. Behind the scenes

York Crematorium

Email:

Telephone: 01904 552071

Fax: 01904 701369

York Crematorium, Bishopthorpe Road, York, YO23 2QD

York Crematorium Online Book of Remembrance

An online book of remembrance

York Crematorium Online Book of Remembrance

Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management

More information about the ICCM Charter for the Bereaved

Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management

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