Experience London By Rail from York + 1 Day Hop-On-Hop Off Bus Tour

  • Return rail ticket from York to London
  • Reserved seating on board the train
  • See London’s most popular landmarks
  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off
  • Live English-speaking guide
  • Return train tickets from York to London
    1 calendar day hop-on hop-off bus ticket
    Entrances to attractions
    Food and drink unless specified
    Important Information

    Monday to Saturday

    Outbound train will depart from York Station at 7:37am *, arrival 9:36pm*
    Return train departs London Kings Cross at 19:30* arriving back into York Station at 21:33*

    *These are estimate times, your will be emailed your train tickets. Please make sure you arrive to the station at least 15min before departure time stated on your train ticket.

    1 Day Hop on Hop off London Bus:

    Red Route :
    Until 17th December 2021:
    Mon-Thu: Red Route - every 30-mins.
    Fri-Sun: Red Red Route - every 20-mins. 

    Live Guide: Every hour from Stop 77.

    18th December 2021 to 2nd January 2022:
    Daily: Red Route - every 20-mins. No Orange Route

    Live Guide: Every hour from Stop 77.

    3rd January to 9th January 2022:
    Daily: Red Route - every 30-mins. No Orange Route

    Live Guide: Every hour from Stop 77.


    You can join the tour from any of our stops. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted Golden Tours Hop on Hop Off/London Tour Bus.

    There will an English live guide on selected departures (subject to availability).
    Audio guides will be available in 11 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Indian, Japanese and Arabic)
    To see our social distancing and health and safety policy, visit www.goldentours.com/covid-19
    To view the latest service information please visit https://www.goldentours.com/bus-service
    This is Hop-On Hop-Off bus service, you can join at any Golden Tours bus stop.
    No restroom available on board.
    No food will be provided on this tour.
    We will no longer be providing complimentary face masks to all our guests, but you are very welcome to wear your own mask.
    Buses will be cleaned thoroughly after every tour.


    Your outbound train will depart York Station at 7:37am, getting you into London’s Kings Cross at 9:36am, then you will see the best of London as our open top hop-on hop-off bus glides through the heart of city. This one calendar day hop-on hop-off bus tour allows you to travel around London hopping on and off as many times as you like throughout the day.

    Hop on Hop off bus

    Uncover the history of the capital and the secrets it holds as our onboard guide’s narration takes you on a sightseeing journey like no other. Sit back and relax as you pass popular landmarks such as the London Eye, the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey.

    You can use any of the routes available:

    The Classic Tour (Red route): Covers all the main Central London sights and visits London’s Museum Quarter.

    The Essential Tour (Orange route): Passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as Hyde Park and Regents Park, two of the prettiest parks in London. Operating again from 10th Jan 2022.

    The Morning and Evening Drop off Service (Yellow and Green routes): buses will pick guests from popular hotel areas and bring them to Central London in the morning and drop them off by the end of the day. Operating again from 10th Jan 2022.

    Click here to see Hop on Hop off map

    Click here to see the full Hop on Hop off timetable.

    Please note stop 5 and 6 are closed for now: Shaftesbury Avenue is closed temporarily. Bus stop 18 is closed permanently.

    After your day of fun its time to hop back onto the train at Kings Cross, for your 19:30 departure, that will get you back home to York Station at 21:33

    Experience London By Rail from York + 1 Day Hop-On-Hop Off Bus Tour
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