The York Ghost Bus Tour

Created with Sketch. The Royal York Hotel, Station Road, York, York, UK
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1hr 15min

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Culture Vultures, Family Friendly, First Timers, Night Owls

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Board The York Ghost Bus and get ready to embark on a 75-minute theatrical sightseeing tour. Let the darker side of York’s history send a chill down your spine, as you discover the city’s dark and haunting secrets.

Enjoy a spooky journey onboard The York Ghost Bus. See all the eerie sights and hear all the ghostly stories during this comedy horror show as you travel around one of the most haunted cities of England. Some might even say of Europe. It is the perfect way to see York and discover its dark and unusal secrets. The 1960s Routemaster bus, painted in the traditional midnight black, takes you on a sightseeing tour around York’s seedier past.

Whether you are a tourist visiting York or a resident of the city, there is so much that will suprise you during The York Ghost Bus tour. Listen to the historical tales from your creepy conductor and learn about grave robbers, murderers and hauntings all hidden under the surface of the streets.  The on-board actors, the technical trickery and eerily decorated bus ensure you have the spookiest ride in town.

Along the journey, learn about the sinister side of many of York’s most famous landmarks, such as 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.

Join the UK’s ONLY comedy-horror theatre experience on wheels!


Are you visiting London anytime soon? Then why not discover the darker side of the capital on The London Ghost Bus tour. Learn spooky facts about the most famous sights of the city, such as Westminster Abbey, The Tower of London and London Bridge.


  • Enjoy a comedy horror sightseeing through York
  • See the sights of one of England's most haunted cities
  • Let your creepy conductor's narration send chills down your spine
  • Enjoy on-board actors and spooky technical trickery
  • Hear about the ghosts that reside within the medieval walls


  • 75-minute York Ghost Bus Tour
  • Live guide

Meeting Point

Created with Sketch. The Royal York Hotel, Station Road, York, York, UK


Is the bus wheelchair accessible?
The buses are classic 1960s Routemasters which are unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.
Can I take drinks and food onboard?
Eating and drinks other than bottled water are not permitted on the bus.
Is the tour suitable for children?
It is not recommended for children under 5, children aged 5 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
Where does the tour depart from?
The tour departs from the bus stop (RE) by York Station on Station road by the Royal York Hotel.
Can we bring a dog?
No, there are some special effects that may startle dogs.
Can we bring a pram onboard?
Unfortunately there is no space for pram storage available on board.


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