1. United Kingdom
  2. Yorkshire and The Humber
  3. York

City Sightseeing York Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

Product ID: 4553
Hop-on to a City Sightseeing York bus tour and enjoy unlimited hop on hop off for 24 hours with this ticket. Discover the cities key sights, including York Castle & the Monk Bar. As you travel, enjoy panoramic views from the open-top deck.
About this activity
Duration: 24 hours
Printed voucher required
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Hop on and off at any of the 20 tour stops along the route
  • Enjoy panoramic views of York from the bus' open-top deck
  • See amazing views of York from Clifford Tower
  • Discover the history of your favorite Chocolate Bar at the York's Chocolate Story
  • Explore the life of a former King at the Richard III Experience
  • Visit Bishopthorpe Road, once named 'Best High Street in Britain'
Full description
Founded by the Romans, York soon became England's Second City, and has witnessed wars, peace agreements, and prosperity throughout its 2,000 years of existence.

King George VI reflected on the city's central role throughout the years when he said, "The history of York is the history of England".

Visit the magnificent York Minster, with its priceless display of stained glass; walk on medieval streets or on the 800-year-old Bar Walls; visit award-winning museums or enjoy excellent restaurants and shopping facilities.

Your Tour Itinerary:

Stop 1 - Exhibition Square
Stop 2 - GillyGate
Stop 3 - Monk Bar
Stop 4 - Foss Bank
Stop 5 - Peasholme Green
Stop 6 - The Stonebow
Stop 7 - Clifford's Tower
Stop 8 - Margaret Street
Stop 9 - Walmgate Bar
Stop 10 - Barbican Centre
Stop 11 - Fishergate
Stop 12 - Bishopthorpe Road
Stop 13 - South Bank
Stop 14 - Campleshon Road
Stop 15 - Mount Vale
Stop 16 - The Mount
Stop 17 - Blossom Street
Stop 18 - Railway Station
Stop 19 - Memorial Gardens
Stop 20 - Museum Gardens
  • 24-hour bus ticket
  • Multilingual commentary (and kids commentary in English)
  • Headphones
  • Discount booklet including offers on local eateries, attractions and shops
What’s Not Included
  • Attraction tickets

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Those who book a ticket with a travel date in 2020 can redeem their voucher at any point up until December 31, 2020; for tickets booked with a travel date of October 1 or later, the standard, three-month ticket validity will apply
• The duration is 60 minutes
• Tours depart every 15 to 30 minutes
• This tour operates between February 15 and December 20, from 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
• This tour starts from Stop 1 - Exhibition Square, but you can join the tour at any of the stops along the route
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 136 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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The center of York is very small. We did the sightseeing on a later day in York. Because the center is very small, we had already seen a lot. Still the explanation in the bus was very nice. Especially when we had a bus with a lady who was going to explain everything instead of a tape.

September 29, 2019

A great way to see the city.

Good value for money and a frequent service. The hosts on the bus were knowledgeable and made everything interesting and did not have to read from a script which was very good. It is a great way to see the city and suggest you do a lap to start with and then choose where to get off and on. The only real negative was having booked on line, the email categorically states that you must have a printed copy which as we were on holiday was a challenge! Fortunately the Travelodge we were staying at kindly printed it off for us otherwise this would have been a real challenge. In times where you can board a flight with just an email this was disappointing.

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August 12, 2019

Great tour bus & commentary.

March 10, 2020

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City Sightseeing UK

Product ID: 4553