Thirsk travel guide

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You're Going to Love Thirsk

With a population of 9,302, Thirsk is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

When to visit Thirsk

Thirsk in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Thirsk in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Thirsk in July, when the average temperature is 15 °C, and the highest can go up to 20 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 1 °C, with an average temperature of 3 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 70 mm. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in Thirsk, with an average rainfall of 30 mm.

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How to Get to Thirsk


Although Thirsk doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA), which is located 46 km from Thirsk.


The train station in Thirsk is called Thirsk, and is located 1.9 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Thirsk is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 315 km from Thirsk. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Thirsk, including Megabus, National Express and FlixBus. From London, the bus ride to Thirsk takes 563 km and will cost you around $83. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $46 for a journey of 853 km.

Airports near Thirsk

Airlines serving Thirsk

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Where to stay in Thirsk

Average rates range from around $160 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $240 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Thirsk

Hiring a car in Thirsk

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Thirsk (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.71 and $51.61. The most frequently booked car type in Thirsk is Compact (Ford Focus or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Class Mini Car or similar) is, on average, 65% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.