York Races Transfers

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Private hire vehicles from York Races

York Racecourse is the third largest in the UK. Hosting multiple race meets, renowned festivals, and live music and events, the racecourse sees people flock to the city year-on-year.

With huge crowds drinking to toast successful bets, the taxi rank gets incredibly busy. Don’t end your evening queuing in the cold. Book ahead with Wetherby Private Hire, and your own personal taxi will be waiting for you when your winnings are spent.

Private hire vehicles available


4 Seater Saloon


8 Seater Minicoach


PVC Minibuses

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Commonly asked questions

No. Our prices are fixed, 24/7, so the rate you pay mid-morning is the same as late at night.

Unfortunately not. It’s not a legal requirement when travelling in a private hire vehicle. However, for longer journeys, you are welcome to bring your car seat along. We can store it, and bring it back with us for your return journey, or you can collect the car seat from our offices.

Yes. We can take payments by credit or debit card in advance. Simply call the office on 01937 222888 to make your card payment.

Yes. We provide vehicles for solo travel or for large groups of up to 16 people. Take a look at our vehicle range to see which would suit you best.

You can call us on 01937 222888. We’re open, and answering calls, until late into the evening. Alternatively, you can email info@taxiwetherby.co.uk.

York Racecourse Meetings 2019

Dante Festival

  • Wednesday 15th May – Tattersalls Musidora Stakes
  • Thursday 16th May – Al Basti Equiworld Dante Stakes
  • Friday 17th May – Yorkshire Cup

May Spring Meeting

  • Saturday 25th May – Bronte Cup

June Meeting

  • Friday 14th June – Mid Summer Raceday
  • Saturday 15th June – Macmillan Charity Raceday
  • Saturday 29th June – Summer Saturday and live music

John Smith’s Cup Meeting

  • Friday 12th July – Summer Stakes
  • Saturday 13th July – 60th John Smith’s Cup

Music Showcase Weekend

  • Friday (eve) 26th July – EBF Lyric Stakes and live music
  • Saturday 27th July – Sky Bet York Stakes and live music

August – Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival

  • Wednesday 21st August – Juddmonte International
  • Thursday 22nd August – Darley Yorkshire Oats/Ladies Day
  • Friday 23rd August – Coolmore Nunthorpe
  • Saturday 24th August – Sky Bet Ebor

September Meeting

  • Sunday 8th September – The Press Family Raceday

October Finale

  • Friday 11th October – Countryside Day
  • Saturday 12th October – Coral Sprint Trophy