Discover the ancient city of York on this day trip from London by train. York is one of the most historic cities in England, and is perfect for a day out from London.
Every Monday to Friday from £185 per Person
Discover this Ancient Cathedral City
Discover the ancient city of York on this day trip from London by train. York is one of the most historic cities in England, and is perfect for a day out from London. Discover the beauty of the city on an open top bus tour. Visit the Jorvik Viking Centre, and discover the fascinating world of Vikings. You’ll have time to explore the rest of the city such as the stunning York Minster Cathedral, the pretty streets known as the Shambles and more! This York day trip from London by train is available from Monday to Friday from Kings Cross Station.
Depart London King’s Cross Station with reserved seated train tickets.
Arrive in York and discover the city on an open top bus tour (included).
Visit Yorvik Viking Centre (entrance ticket included), and discover how the Vikings lived over 1,000 years ago. There are loads of interactive and engaging displays that make for a fascinating visit, with something for both adults and children.
Spend the rest of your day exploring the city highlights. York is famous for York Minster, the largest medieval gothic cathedral in Europe. It’s an inspiring place to visit, with magnificent stained glass windows and impressive arches.
Walk through the Shambles, the narrow ancient streets of York that house a collection of local shops and cafes. These are considered some of the prettiest streets in England. From here, you can walk to the pretty River Ouse.
Why not visit the Castle Museum, which explores English history and way of life over the past several hundred years
Walk along a section of the City Walls we suggest from the Mickelgate Bar. These walls were built by the Romans and are today a perfect way to get an overview of the city.
Arrive at Kings Cross Station at 07:30 for a 08:00 departure.
This is a high speed train which will take you on your day trip from London to York, with a journey time of just 1hr51minutes.
On arrival at York station at 09:51, exit the train station and head straight to the bus stop outside the main entrance. The tour departs from the station every 20 minutes.
Return to York train station. From Monday to Thursday, your train departs at 7:29pm, arriving in London at 9:44pm.
Your time in York is unescorted
The trip includes reserved train tickets, an open top bus tour, and JORVIK Viking Centre entrance tickets.
The tour excludes food, drink, tour guide and any other entrance tickets
There is an optional extra to buy reserved first class train tickets, which includes refreshments
Please print all documents; rail and entry tickets. You will need all these documents for your trip
Full refund if cancelled up to 14 days prior to travel date