Day Trip to York by Rail includes Open Top Bus

Reserved seats on Virgin Trains East Coast trains - Open Top Bus Tour of York

Reserved train seats
Open Top Bus Tour
Admissions to Jorvik Viking Centre
Food or drinks
Hotel transfers
Important Information
Days of departure:

Monday to Friday

Departure Details

Departure point: King’s Cross station
Check-in time: 7:30am
Departure: 8:00am
Return(approx.): 9:44pm



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.

Return Journey

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).

Day Trip to York by Rail includes Open Top Bus
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