The historic, walled city of York is known for its tangle of quaint cobbled streets. There is also a wealth of shops, cafes and restaurants or take a walk along the ancient city walls.
What’s included in your day trip to York:
Meet and Greet Service at Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station
Meet our representative at The Mayfield Bar and receive your train tickets and a welcome pack containing your itinerary, payment vouchers, maps and travel tips.
Return train travel from Manchester to York
Enjoy the journey through the Pennine Hills and Yorkshire (approx. 1 hour 15 minutes).
Jorvik Viking Centre
The remains of 1,000-year-old houses are revealed beneath your feet with objects and artefacts from the Viking-age being brought before your eyes.
The World famous York Minster
This cathedral church is one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe. It was built over 250 years, between 1220 and 1472.
York Sightseeing Pass – worth £75!
The York Pass allows free entry to more than 30 of York’s leading attractions and discounts on shopping. Entrance included to York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum, The York Dungeon, York’s Chocolate Story, Jorvik Viking Centre, National Railway Museum, York City Sightseeing Bus & York City Cruises.
Please note: York sightseeing bus and the river cruise do not operate from December to January/February.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£79.00 per ticket type|
|Child (5-15 years)||£55.00 per ticket type|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Departure & timings
Monday to Saturday: Meet and Greet 08:30/ Train departs at 08:57
Sunday: Meet and Greet 08:40/ Train departs at 09:11
Trains return from York to Manchester approx. every 60 minutes until around 11 pm
Please note that all day trips by train are self-guided/ unescorted.
|Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)|
* Tour operates daily, departing from Manchester Piccadilly station at 8.57am Monday to Saturday (journey time 1 hour 15 minutes) or 9.11am on Sunday (journey time 1 hour 30 minutes).
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