The Ghost Bus Tours - York

Activity code: GBY

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Duration Approx 75 minutes
Start Time Multiple times
Departure Station Rd, York YO24 1AA


  • Discover the sinister side of York's most famous landmarks such as Clifford’s Tower, York Minster, and Dick Turpin's grave
  • 75-minute tour on-board a classic 1960s Routemaster bus
  • Best comedy horror bus tour in town
  • Spine tingling narration throughout delivered by your creepy conductor
  • Spooky sightseeing experience with on-board theatrical actors
  • Uncover York’s darkest secrets
  • Decorated bus for an immersive experience


Uncover the sinister side of York with this theatrical sightseeing Ghost Bus Tour on a classic 1960’s Routemaster bus. Embark on a 75-minute spine tingling journey like no other as on-board actors and technical trickery combine to create an immersive experience. Hear about the ghosts that reside in the medieval walls of the city as the creepy conductor’s narration ignites your imagination. Buses are painted in midnight-black, with antique lamps and plush red velvet curtains to set the scene. Learn about the darker side of York as you travel past many of the city’s most famous landmarks including Clifford’s Tower, York Minster, and Dick Turpin's grave. Can you hold you nerve during this hilarious comedy horror show journey!
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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour

  • 1 hour 15 min bus tour
  • Professional actors/guides

What's Excluded in the tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food or beverages
  • Hotel pickup or drop off
Please Note:
  • The Ghost Bus Tours take no responsibility for items left on the bus. Personal items are carried at the owners risk and The Ghost Bus can take no responsibility for items damaged or lost.
  • Smoking, eating, and drinks other than bottled water are not permitted on the bus.
  • Our buses are classic 1960s Routemasters which are unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.

Operating times:

Friday: 7:30pm
Saturday: 6:00pm, 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Sunday: 9:00pm

October to February:
Tuesday to Thursday: 6:00pm
Friday: 6:00pm & 7:30pm
Saturday: 6:00pm, 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Sunday: 7:30pm

Departure point: Station Rd, Bus stop RE, York YO24 1AA, UK

Duration: Approx 75 minutes 


  • 24, 25, & 31 December: Closed