Once the Roman capital of Northern England, York has witnessed wars, peace agreements and prosperity throughout its turbulent history. Take a rare glimpse of English history in this Hop On and Hop Off tour.
Founded by the Romans, York soon became England's Second City and has witnessed wars, peace agreements, and prosperity throughout its 2,000 years of existence. King George VI reflected on the City's central role throughout the years when he commented that: "The history of York is the history of England."
Visit the magnificent York Minster, with its priceless display of stained glass. Walk in Medieval streets or on the 800 year old Bar Walls. Visit award-winning museums or sample its excellent restaurants and shopping facilities.
Stop 1 - Exhibition Square
Stop 2 - Gillygate
Stop 3 - Monkgate
Stop 4 - Foss Bank
Stop 5 - Peasholme Green
Stop 6 - Stonebow
Stop 7 - Cliffords Tower
Stop 8 - Margaret Street
Stop 9 - Walmgate
Stop 10 - Fawcett Street
Stop 11 - Fishergate
Stop 12 - Victoria Bar
Stop 13 - Nunnery Lane
Stop 14 - Railway Station
Stop 15 - Station Avenue
Stop 16 - Memorial Gardens
Stop 17 - Museum Gardens
: 60 minutes
: 10 to 30 minutes
February 16 to March 28 - every 30 minutes (weekdays); 20 minutes (weekends)
March 29 to June 28 - every 15 minutes (daily)
June 29 to September 1 - every 10 minutes (daily)
September 2 to November 3 - every 15 minutes (daily)
November 4 to December 1 - every 30 minutes (weekdays); 20 minutes (weekends)
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English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Mandarin Chinese, and kids commentary in English
- 24-hour hop on hop off ticket
- Meals and drinks
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Optional activity costs
- Children below 5 years old are free of charge.
- Schedules are subject to change.
- Some tour buses are wheelchair accessible.
- You may choose to hop on the bus at any stop along the route and exchange your voucher there.
All ticket validities are for consecutive hours/days from first use.
- A 1-day ticket is valid only for the day of redemption.
- A 24-hour ticket is valid from the time redeemed until the same time the following day.
The same principle applies for a 2-day/ 48-hour (or more) ticket.