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City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

  • City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour of York with audio commentary
  • Create a personalized sightseeing itinerary and explore York at leisure
  • See top York attractions such as York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre and Clifford's Tower
City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$18.79
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City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$18.79

Journey back in time with a hop-on hop-off bus tour of York, England’s quintessential medieval town. Your flexible 24-hour ticket enables you build a custom itinerary of York’s main attractions such as York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, Clifford’s Tower, the impressive York City Walls and more. With unobstructed views from the open-top viewing deck and 18 possible stops around town, you’ll have the best of the city at your fingertips.

What to Expect

With the untarnished essence of a true medieval village, York boasts a mix of lasting heritage and modernity, offering fascinating museums, stunning Gothic architecture and a traditional drinking and eating culture. With your 24-hour pass (valid from first use), see York’s top sights with audio commentary offering an intriguing window into the past – laced with Roman and Viking conquest. Hop on the open-top, double-decker bus at any of the 18 stops along the route, and enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own sightseeing itinerary and tour duration. 

Grab a comfortable seat in either the indoor or open-air seating section and take in the views along the 1-hour route. Relax as the bus makes the entire loop or hop off at any stop – another bus will be along in 10-30 minutes to pick you up. Discover Exhibition Square and York Minster — one of the world’s most beautiful Gothic cathedrals. Then head to Clifford’s Tower – the lasting remains of William the Conquerer’s York Castle – followed by a visit to Jorvik Viking Centre to get an interactive look 9th-century life in a viking village. Finish there, or continue to the Monk Bar Fortress or any other stop on the route that catches your fancy (full itinerary listed below).  

Ending your tour is easy - just hop off!

Note: Entrance fess are not included in your hop-on, hop-off pass.

Reviews (63)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2018
Weekend Visit

Very informative tour. Saw some really good sites and the guy doing the tour was very good and interactive with the passengers.

2  Thank Koll18
Reviewed 14 October 2018
Lovely rest for legs

The full trip took just over an hour, the commentary was clear and informative. We have been to York a number of times but this was the first time we used this bus. We saw a lot of York and learned a lot about the...More

2  Thank joyduf
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile
Terrific experience

My wife and I enjoyed greatly the York hop on hop off experience Very interesting and extremely educational Great value for money Additionally my wife left her bag on the blooming bus with all our worldly treasures within 😱 The bus company were superb and...More

2  Thank timthomas98
Reviewed 18 September 2018
A really informative tour of the city.

My husband and I were visiting York and decided to do the hop on, hop off bus tour. We tend to do this in every city we visit. We purchased our tickets at the Tourist Information Office. Luckily we were just in time for the...More

5  Thank Jan L
Reviewed 31 May 2018
24 h pass

We only had 2 days in York and it was a bit rainy the first day. We took the trip anyway and repeated on the next day when the weather was great. Very good experience, great if you want to see a lot but you...More

8  Thank annabarlinek74320
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