Discover York on this day trip from London by train. York is one of the prettiest cities in England, and is perfect for a day out from London. Discover the beauty of the
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Discover York on this day trip from London by train. York is one of the prettiest cities in England, and is perfect for a day out from London. Discover the beauty of the city on a hop on hop off bus tour, with an audio guide available in 8 different languages. 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 with daily departures from Kings Cross Station.
Depart London King’s Cross Station with reserved seated train tickets.
Discover the city on a hop-on hop-off bus ticket. The bus stops at all major sites including the Railway Station, Exhibition Square, Monk Bar, Clifford’s Tower and more. In total, there are 20 stops.
The tickets include an audio guide available in 8 different languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese Mandarin, Italian, Russian as well as a dedicated kids channel and a local Yorkshire dialect English channel.)
Visit Yorvik Viking Centre, 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.
Visit the highlights on your York day trip from London by rail. 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. You can even climb up to the top of the tower, and enjoy sweeping views over the city
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. You’ll be met by a tour representative by the ticket office who give you your tickets, a welcome pack, and guide you to the train.
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 hop-on hop-off bus stop outside the main entrance.
Return to York train station at 7pm in the evening, where you’ll be met by a representative who will escort you to the train, which departs at 7:31pm, arriving in London at 9:44pm.
Your time in York is unescorted
The day tour includes reserved train tickets, a hop on hop off bus, and JORVIK Viking Centre entrance tickets
There is an optional extra to buy reserved first class train tickets, which include refreshments