Bus Services in York

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Special services

Easter 2021 & bank holidays

Good Friday (2 April)

This information only applies to timetables featured on this website. Some operators may have other routes not featured on here that operate to a different pattern.

These routes will run a normal Friday service:

These routes/operators will run a Saturday service:

These routes/operators will run a Sunday service:

These operators will have no service (as they do not run on Sundays):

Easter Saturday (3 April)

A normal Saturday service will operate on all routes

Easter Sunday (4 April)

A normal Sunday service will operate on all routes

Easter Monday (5 April)

A Sunday service will operate on all routes

York Races

A frequent shuttle bus, route 197, runs from York railway station to the Racecourse on race days, at least every 15 minutes. These services are operated by various operators including First, Transdev and Pullman.

Buses run from the station from 1100 until about 10 minutes before the first race. Buses return from the racecourse from 1630 until about 1 hour after the last race

Please note that National Bus Passes are not valid on this service

On other days, the 11 runs to the main entrance, and there are frequent services to Tadcaster Road, 5–10 minutes walk away

Scarborough open-top buses

Scarborough & District run open-top buses during the summer

National Bus Passes are not valid on these services

Whitby open-top tour buses

Coastal & Country run a Whitby tour bus during the summer

Buses run a circuit from the town centre to the Whalebones, West Cliff, the Abbey and returning to the town centre, which takes about an hour.

No information is yet available on whether this service will run in 2021

Please note that National Bus Passes are not valid on these services

York open-top tour buses

Open-top tour buses run frequent services around York city centre daily throughout the year, calling at major tourist attractions including Clifford's Tower and Exhibition Square. 24-hour and 48-hour tickets are available. See the links below for more details.

City Sightseeing services resume on 29 March 2021

Please note that National Bus Passes are not valid on these services