This Winter, we have some special themed tours and experiences to offer on board our CitySightseeing York buses

Our Christmas tours kick off in mid-December, join us on board to see the festive delights that York has to offer!

All of our tours begin at Exhibition Square next to Stop 1. Find out how you can book our special tours this winter below!

You can keep up with the latest news on our Facebook page and on Twitter @Yorksightseeing we’d also love to see pictures of your spooky and festive adventures with us!

Feel free to let us know your thoughts on Tripadvisor, and see for yourselves the glowing reviews we’ve received from others who enjoyed their time on-board.

Find out what you can expect from our special tours, and book your tickets, below!


Tue 15 December – Tue 22 December

Tours leave Exhibition Square every hour from 10am to 3pm


Festive magic is all around on board our Sightseeing tours of York this Christmas. Discover the jolly side of York and it’s historical importance in our Christmas traditions.

You can also join in in some activities on the tour to get you in the festive mood, from carol singing to tree decorating and plenty of games!

Historical figures such as Oliver Cromwell and Queen Victoria will also make an appearance, and explain how they influenced how the people of York celebrate Christmas to this day.

If you’ve been good, you might get something special from Father Christmas!


Getting to York


If you’re coming from Leeds, Whitby, Scarborough or any other surrounding town, it couldn’t be easier to make your way to York.

Below you can find the timetables for our other buses:

Cityzap – Leeds to York

Coastliner – Leeds to York & Malton, Scarborough, Pickering and Whitby

CastleLine – York to Castle Howard and Malton

22 – Boroughbridge then Ripon & Knaresborough to York

Buy tickets for these journeys here.