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Full-Day Tour of York by Rail From London

Full-Day Tour of York by Rail From London

From US$ 223.91 per person

Steeped in history, the city of York oozes beauty and charm. Discover its incredible history and let yourself be awestruck by the gothic grandeur of York Minster Cathedral on this inspiring day trip from London.

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Duration 13 hours
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  • Explore the past and present of the charming city of York on this day trip from London
  • Come aboard a Hop-on Hop-off open-top bus tour of the city
  • Admire York Minster, Castle Museum, The Shambles and many more of its impressive sights and attractions
Full description

Take a day trip to York from London to learn more about this historic city's past and present. Arrive at King’s Cross station at 7:30 AM for your 8:00 AM departure, and meet a tour representative by the ticket office. They will check you in, give you a welcome pack, and escort you to your reserved seats for your arrival into York at 9:51 AM. Once you've arrived, embark on a hop-on hop-off bus tour through the city. Marvel at York Minster's stained-glass windows, stroll along the cobbled Shambles, and learn about the city's rich heritage on this picturesque open-top tour of York. Then, discover York. Take your time to explore this picturesque city, then prepare for your return trip to London. A representative will meet you by the ticket office and escort you to your reserved seats. The train departs at 7:31 PM and arrives back in London at 9:39 PM.

  • Reserved train seats
  • Open top bus tour of York
  • First class (optional extra) includes refreshments
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food or drinks
  • Guide
  • Hotel transfers
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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Meeting point

Please exchange your ticket upon arrival at Kings Cross Station, Euston Road, London, N1 9AL, in front of the ticket office. The meeting time is 7:30 AM with a train departure time of 8:00 AM.

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Know before you go

  • Please note that this tour is not guided
  • 100% cancellation charges apply to this tour so once booked it cannot be canceled
  • Train seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis and it cannot be guaranteed that they will be together
  •  You will need to print out your outbound and return rail tickets and show them when asked at both ends of your journey
  • You do not need to print out tickets for any attractions included in your booking, but you must make sure you have access to them on your phone or other smart devices
  • All times are provisional and subject to change
  • We will aim to book the train with similar timing if these times become unavailable
Customer reviews

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4.3 /5

based on 4 reviews

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THE e tour was fine but there was confusion the railway said the tickets were incorrect but they let us on anyway. Also the ticket for the off and on bus in York the driver said he had not seen it before. Also Same at Jarvic Center but because we had the original E-mail we werer admitted. It appears that the tour company did not communicat properly with the vendors..otherwise it was a very pleasant day. I would recommend it.

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July 7, 2015

fully in line with the expected service

Good service, contact on time and useful explanations. Nothing to say.

August 30, 2013

August 17, 2019

Product ID: 16136