Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour of York 24 hours

Activity code: OTY

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Duration Valid for 1 calendar day
E-Ticket Accepted
Info Board at any of the 20 stops
Start Time First bus at 09:10am


  • A 20 stop hop-on hop-off tour of York on an open top bus
  • See and learn about York Minster, Micklegate Bar and Clifford’s Tower
  • Ticket valid for 24 hours from the moment you board the bus
  • A fun and exciting experience for all
  • A live English speaking driver-guide
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Single masks will be provided
  • Audio guide available


York is a beautiful historic walled English city, founded by ancient Romans with a Viking past. The best way to experience York is by an open top bus whilst, your local driver-guide takes you around the cobbled streets, sharing many of those interesting facts on this 45 minute hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Sit back and relax and let your guide do the hard work, whilst you see and hear about many fascinating scenes such as the beautiful York Minster, Micklegate Bar, Clifford’s Tower and much more.

There are 20 stops on this tour, you can hop-on or hop-off the bus at any of them. Why not take the whole circuit, then get off and maybe visit one of the 30 world-class museums. Your ticket is valid for 24 hours from the moment you board the bus, and a full circuit of the 20 stops will take around 45 minutes.  

So join us for a trip around York! We will be providing single-use masks and gloves on this tour, although customers are welcome to provide their own

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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour

  • A hop-on hop-off open top bus tour around York
  • Ticket valid for 24 hours from the moment you board the bus
  • A professional live guide
  • Masks provided

What's Excluded in the tour

  • Refreshments
  • Gratuities
Please Note:
  • Customers can board the tour from any of the 20 stops along the route. 
  • Single masks will be provided, however you are free to bring your own. 

Every day. 

From 4 January to 12 February 2021:
No service operating

From 13 February to 21 February 2021:
Daily: Buses operate every 30min

From 22 February to 21 March 2021:
Saturday and Sundays only: Buses operate every 30min

From 22 March 2021 onwards:
Daily: Buses operate every 30min

The first bus departs Exhibition Square at 09:23am

Buses depart every 30 mins

The last bus departs Exhibition Square at 3:53pm

A circuit takes approx. 45 minutes

Timetable can be found here

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