What To Expect
Arrive at King's Cross station at 07:30 for your 08:00 departure, and meet our 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 09:51.
Unrivalled in Britain for its magical charm and beauty, this walled city on the River Ouse was the northern capital in Roman times.
The Open Top Bus Tour departs from outside the station every 20 minutes and takes you all round the ancient city, including the famous medieval street, the Shambles; museums and galleries such as Castle Museum; and York Minster, a massive gothic cathedral with outstanding stained glass windows.
Discover the Viking streets and people of over 1000 years ago, accurately reconstructed, on the actual site of the 'Viking Dig', from which there are over 800 artefacts on display.
Monday to Thursday: train departs at 19:29 and arrives back in London at 21:44.
Reserved seats on East Coast trains
Open Top Bus Tour of York
Entry to Jorvik Viking Centre* (closed for repair)
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
*The Jorvik Viking Centre is under repair due to flood damage and will reopen in April 2017.
This tour is unescorted.
Please make sure you book this tour 2 days before your preferred tour date.
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2 hours and 30 minutes
2 days / 1 night