York Day Trip from London by Rail. Take a romantic day trip from London to captivating York. Join the Open Top sightseeing bus; explore The Shambles and alleyways of York on your own.
- Reserved seats on the East Coast train
- Open Top bus tour of York
- Explore the Shambles and alleyways of York
- Visit York Minster
- Take a walk around the York City Walls
London – York – London
Arrive at King’s Cross station at 7:30 am for your 8:00 am 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 9:51 am.
Unrivaled in Britain for its magical charm and beauty, this walled city on the River Ouse was the northern capital in Roman times. York is unlike any other English city since it is situated in the ideal location of exactly halfway between London and Edinburgh, and it also has the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors, and Wolds right on its doorstep.
You can visit thirty museums that are considered to be among the best in the world, there is a racetrack that is considered to be the best in the country, and there is a thriving cultural scene. Not to mention that York was selected by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in the United Kingdom.
Open Top Bus Tour
The Open Top Bus Tour departs from outside the station every 20 minutes and takes you all around the ancient city, including the famous medieval alleyway the Shambles; museums and galleries such as Castle Museum; and York Minster, a massive Gothic cathedral with impressive stained glass windows.
Monday to Thursday: train departs at 7:29 pm and arrives back in London at 9:44 pm.
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