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York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy York from its exquisite architecture to the picturesque cobblestones.
  • Multilingual commentary in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Mandarin Chinese
  • More than 15 Stops
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 03 Dec: Daily


    The ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use.

    Start time

    Buses run between 9:00am and 5:30pm; every 10 - 30 minutes
    Full Loop: 60 minutes

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    The York Hop-On Hop-Off tour initiates you to the main attractions of the city. This scenic modern city with its markets and universities is a tourist’s delight. Browse through the museums and appreciate the interesting displays and exhibits. Admire the historic monuments and buildings and see the stunning churches and cathedrals. A must visit is the York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe. Explore Viking history at the Jorvik Viking City and relax in the tranquility of the scenic surroundings.

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    On this Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. See all of York’s main attractions such as York Minster, Jorvik Viking City and Castle Museum for a perfect introduction to the city.

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops!

    You can board the bus from any of the stops:

    Exhibition Square
    Foss Bank
    Peasholme Green
    Cliffords Tower
    Margaret Street
    Fawcett Street
    Victoria Bar
    Nunnery Lane
    Railway Station
    Station Avenue
    Memorial Gardens
    Museum Gardens

    You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Multilingual commentary in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Mandarin Chinese
    • Hop-on-hop-off ticket


    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On Hop-Off ticket at any one of the stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 hours from that time.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.


    16 Feb - 28 Mar: Every 30 minutes weekdays, every 20 minutes weekends

    29 Mar - 28 Jun: Every 15 minutes, Daily

    29 Jun - 01 Sep: Every 10 minutes, Daily

    02 Sep - 03 Nov: Every 15 minutes, Daily

    04 Nov - 01 Dec: Every 30 minutes weekdays, every 20 minutes weekends

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    The tour bus has a low floor with extendable ramps and wheelchair space. Passengers do not need to walk up steps to board the bus. Wheelchairs can also be can be collapsed down and stored on the bus.

    However there are some of the buses where passenger has to climb 2 steps to board vehicle.

  • reviews
    • Just the job !

      Hop On Hop Off bus tours are always a winner if you have limited time in a town and want to get the maximum out of it. Commentary on the bus was very informative....

      Mr Tim Cox, United Kingdom, 19/Mar/2014
    • Best way to discover York

      We enjoyed the tour very much but when boarded the bus the first time the driver was not sure about our on-line booking voucher. Getting on and off at different stops was very...

      Mr P T Kilgour, United Kingdom, 24/Aug/2013

      On your first visit to York... you need a full overview of this fabulous town. .you can then get off and visit the places that interest you more..don't skip the cathedral! ...

      maria dolores, Argentina, 20/Jun/2017
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