1. United Kingdom
  2. North West England
  3. York
  4. York Minster

From Manchester: York, Cathedral & Vikings Day Trip by Train

Product ID: 271662
Travel from Manchester to York by train. Discover the incredible history of the walled city of York with the York Pass.
About this ticket
Duration: 1 day
Starting time 8:20 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Marvel at the recreated Viking settlement at the Jorvik Viking Centre
  • Admire the world-famous York Minster, one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe
  • Visit Shambles, one of the world's oldest shopping streets
  • Explore York with the York Pass, including entrance to more than 30 of the city's top attractions
Full description
Begin the day with a personal meet and greet at Manchester Piccadilly station to receive your travel pack containing everything you need for your day trip to York. Depart by train and relax during the 1.5-hour train ride to York, passing through the beautiful English countryside.  

Upon arrival, use your York Sightseeing Pass to begin discovering the city's incredible history. You are free to spend the day as you wish on this self-guided tour. Visit the stunning York Minster or explore Viking history at the Jorvik Viking Centre.  

Climb to the top of Clifford's Tower, the last remnant of York Castle, or test your nerve at the York Dungeon. Explore the Castle Museum and wander the streets of this well-preserved medieval city. Check out any of sights and attractions included in the York Pass, then return to Manchester by train after an incredible day out.
  • Meet and greet
  • Return train ticket from Manchester to York
  • York Sightseeing Pass
What’s Not Included
  • Pickup or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Live tour guide

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet the local partner's representative at The Mill Bar and Kitchen, located inside Piccadilly Train Station on the mezzanine level (above Boots chemist). Take the stairs or lift next to Burger King. The representative will be wearing a yellow t-shirt. 

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information
Know before you go
• This day trip by train is self-guided
• A representative will meet you at Manchester Piccadilly station and provide you with all the information you need, including an itinerary
Organized by

Manchester Sightseeing Tours

Product ID: 271662