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Ghost Bus Tours York

York Station   

• A ghost tour of York on a 1960's Routemaster bus
• Learn about the sinister side of Yorks landmarks
• Listen to the creepy conductor's commentary
• See Clifford's Tower and Dick Turpin's grave

What's Included

• A ghost tour of York on a 1960's Routemaster bus
• 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
• Tours last around one hour and 15 minutes
• The bus can hold up to 62 passengers

What Can I Expect

Ride into the dark side on these ghost tours of York! We all know the landmark buildings in and around York's city centre are steeped in history. But did you know there are also hundreds of ghostly sightings registered in the area? This experience will show you the spookier side to York.

Setting off from just adjacent to York's main train station, your transport for this tour is a Routemaster double decker bus that was once used for funerals corteges. The first person you'll meet is the creepy conductor and as you're shown aboard, it all gets a little bit eerie. You might not be able to put your finger on what's going on, but we're sure everything will become clear once you head off on your circular town of this most famous Yorkshire city.

Now you're properly spooked, the hunt for poltergeist by bus continues as you head into this walled city. With buildings in York city centre dating back easily 700 years, pretty much every edifice has a tale to tell, what with the bloody battles in Medieval, Viking and Roman times around these parts.

As you travel along Ghillygate (or should that be Ghoulygate?) in your Routemaster, you'll head along Monk Gate, past the Stonebow to York Minster, before checking out highwayman Dick Turpin's grave. Then there's Clifford's Tower, the former keep of York Castle, where over 150 Jews died in a massacre in 1190. Legend has it that the walls bleed on the anniversary of the tragedy every year and even the ground is a mysterious shade of red.

Of course, the bus for these ghost tours in York is completely safe (last time we checked the driver was real live human and not a zombie). But prepare yourself for some onboard surprises as this talented team of actors deliver a comedy horror experience that will have you laughing one minute and jumping out of your seat the next!


• Tours operate throughout the year
• Tuesday to Sunday, with some selected Mondays
• Two tours a day on Fridays and Saturdays in peak season


• Departure from Bus Stop (RE) by York Station on Station Road by the Royal York Hotel

Suitable For

• Child tickets are available for ages 5-15
• Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by a participating adult
• Wheelchairs are not permitted on board

Anything Else

• Smoking, eating, and drinks other than bottled water are not permitted on the bus


Average Rating 4
Total Reviews 3
Recommend to Friend 2
about 1 year ago
Excellent fun, plenty of historical facts. Damien Deathly was quite a character. Just a shame about the weather. Great to be travelling on a Route Master once again.
Christina Jackson
about 2 years ago
It was a fun experience and the person who delivered it on the bus that evening, was amusing and informative. My partner enjoyed it and it was a nice ending to a special birthday.
about 2 years ago
Very enthusiastic bus conductor. Old Routemaster bus had a number of CCTV cameras on the inside and big TV screens up and down stairs, so you could always see his antics. Somewhat surprised when we had to all get off the bus and walk around some of the route. Decamping the bus took a long time. The stories about ghosts and York where well delivered, but thin in content. It took about 1 hour 15 minutes, shich was fine - any longer and it would have got boring.
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