Let the darker side of York's history send a chill down your spine as you discover the city's dark and terrible secrets.

Enjoy a comedy horror journey around York's seedier past as your creepy conductor shows you the sights from a classic 1960s Routemaster bus.  The on-board actors and eerily decorated bus will ensure you have the spookiest ride in town.

Learn about the sinister side of many of York's most famous landmarks including Clifford's Tower, York Minster and Dick Turpin's grave.  Let your imagination run wild as you hear about the ghosts that reside within the medieval walls of one of England's spookiest cities.

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 16-59):
$20.18
Senior Rate
(Ages 60+):
$16.21
Student Rate
(With Valid Student ID):
$16.21
Child Rate
(Ages 5-15):
$14.88
Family Rate
(Total for 2 Adults and 2 Children):
$61.21

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Tour / Activity Details

75 minutes
7:30 pm - Tuesday through Sunday (through July 23, 2022)
Also at 6:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (through July 23, 2022)
Also at 9:00 pm - Tuesday through Sunday (Mid July to Late October 2022)

HALLOWEEN SCHEDULE - OCTOBER 28-31, 2022
4:30 pm, 6:00 pm, 7:30 pm, 9:00 pm & 10:30 pm daily

NOVEMBER 2022 THROUGH JANUARY 2023
7:30 pm - Tuesday through Sunday
Also at 6:00 pm on Friday & Saturday
Also at 9:00 pm on Saturday

Remainder of 2023 schedule to be announced at a later date.
You need to arrive for check-in and boarding at least 20 minutes before the scheduled tour departure time.

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum age is 5.  Tour does not include hotel pick up; the departure point is at York Station (specific details on your E-Ticket).  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

The tour departs from York Station and lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, depending on traffic.  There are no seat reservations, so the tour operates on a strictly first-come-first-served basis.  Guides recommend that you arrive at least fifteen minutes early to ensure the best choice of seats.

 

Highlights

  • Enjoy a comedy horror sightseeing tour through York
  • See the sights of one of England's most haunted cities
  • Let your creepy conductor's narration send chills down your spine

 

Important

  • You are responsible for any items you bring onto the bus. The tour operator nor its sales agents will have any responsibility for items left on the bus, damaged or stolen.
  • Tour is not suitable for young children (minimum age is 5).
  • Children ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Apologies, but due to the design of the Routemaster bus, it has NOT been possible to make the entrance wheelchair-accessible and there is no storage room for a foldable wheelchair.
  • There are no toilet facilities on the bus.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do we get off the bus? -- Yes, for a short walk at "Shambles" - approximately 10 to 15 minutes - though it's weather-dependent.

Is alcohol allowed on the bus? -- Alcoholic beverages or consumption of alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the bus.

How about food or non-alcoholic drinks? -- Eating and drinks other than bottled water are not allowed on the bus.

May I smoke on the bus? -- Sorry, but smoking is not permitted aboard the bus.

 

24 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum age is 5.  Tour does not include hotel pick up; the departure point is at York Station (specific details on your E-Ticket).  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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