Reserved seats on Virgin Trains East Coast trains - Open Top Bus Tour of York
You will need to be at King’s Cross Station at 7:30am with your printed train tickets for your outbound and inbound rail journeys. Your train will depart at 8:00am and arrive in to York at 9:51am.
Please print all tickets for both your return rail journey and attraction tickets.
Unrivalled in Britain for its magical charm and beauty, this walled city on the River Ouse was the northern capital in Roman times.
Open Top Bus Tour
The Open Top Bus Tour departs from outside the station 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.
Monday to Thursday: train departs at 7:29pm and arrives back in London at 9:44pm.
For added comfort and luxury, you can choose to upgrade your rail trip to first class. This option includes wider, reclining seats with a generous amount of leg room, larger tables, a fast Wi-Fi connection, power sockets and USB charging points at every seat and a complimentary two-course meal for lunch and dinner (as well as a breakfast menu in the morning).