Venture outside of London for the day and take a look at York

Day Trip to York by Rail

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Arrive by East Coast trains, enter the Jorvik Viking Centre, and enjoy an open top bus tour

Highlights

  • Reserved seats on East Coast trains
  • Entry to Jorvik Viking Centre
  • Open top bus tour of York
  • First class (optional extra) includes refreshments served at your seat.

Inclusions

  • Reserved train seats
  • Open Top Bus Tour
  • Admissions to Jorvik Viking Centre

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Food or drinks
  • Guide
  • Hotel transfers

Please Note

  • Once booked this tour is non-refundable.
  • This tour is unescorted

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ITINERARY

Welcome
Arrive at King’s Cross station at 7:30am for your 8:00am departure, and meet our representative by the ticket office. They will check you in, give you a welcome pack, and escort you to your reserved seats for your arrival into York at 9:51am.

York
Unrivalled in Britain for its magical charm and beauty, this walled city on the River Ouse was the northern capital in Roman times.

Open Top Bus Tour
The Open Top Bus Tour departs from outside the station every 20 minutes and takes you all round the ancient city, including the famous medieval street, the Shambles; museums and galleries such as Castle Museum; and York Minster, a massive gothic cathedral with outstanding stained glass windows.

Jorvik Viking Centre
Discover the Viking streets and people of over 1000 years ago, accurately reconstructed, on the actual site of the ‘Viking Dig', from which there are over 800 artefacts on display.

Return Journey
Monday to Thursday: train departs at 7:29pm and arrives back in London at 9:44pm.

First Class (optional) includes refreshments served at your seat