Tickets for The Ghost Bus Tour York

Discover York's ghoulish history on a vintage London bus

Provider: The Ghost Bus Tours

Instant ticket delivery
Duration: 1h 15mins
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted

Highlights & Description

  • See the historic city of York like never before, as you blast around the cobbled streets of its spookiest sights on a vintage London Routemaster
  • Enjoy a grisly live commentary from an expert tour guide that's as informative as it is darkly hilarious
  • Get off the bus and explore the spooky Shambles and Clifford's Tower by foot – if you dare

Did you know that quaint York is actually Europe's most haunted city? Board your spooky vintage bus for a guided moonlit tour of the city's grisliest sights. Discover York's macabre history, explore the historic Shambles on foot, and get ready for a murderously good time!

This is no traditional tour. You can tell that by the custom-equipped 1960s London bus, styled like a Victorian funeral parlor! Climb aboard and meet your freakish guide for a sinister ride through the darkest depths of the North's most picturesque city!

Cruise between 'Ghoulygate' (Gillygate), the 'River Ooze' (the River Ouse), and the 'Treasurer's Hearse' (Treasurer's House), learning the history of York and all its grisliest secrets on the way.

This moonlit experience combines ghost stories both old and new with professional actors and technical witchcraft. You can even explore the historic Shambles on Clifford's Tower - if you're not too terrified.

Just remember to check under the seat when you get back on the bus – rumor has it that the bus is haunted, too!

  • Show your smartphone ticket to the driver as you board the bus
  • Departure is from York Station, Station Road, Bus Stop RE, on the south side of the Principal Hotel

Getting to the Departure Point

  • Train: York Station + a 3-minute walk
  • Bus: Lines 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 21, 24, 26, 59, or 647 to York Railway Station
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

Ratings & reviews

9 verified customer reviews
Lauren,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
29 Oct 2022
Excellent great fun the tour guide was funny and never came out of character! Would highly recommend
The Ghost Bus Tour York
Phil,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
03 Jan 2020
Great experience - recommend for locals and visitors alike, learned something interesting along the way with an energetic and witty director
The Ghost Bus Tour York
Laura,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
18 Dec 2019
Really good fun! Spooky and informative with lots of comedy thrown in for good measure. Guide was great, thoroughly entertaining.
The Ghost Bus Tour York