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London Hop-On Hop-Off Open Top Bus Tour

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Experience the ultimate tour of London on an extensive hop-on hop-off bus tour. You can immerse yourself in the innumerable attractions and world-renowned landmarks this world capital has to offer. Enjoy a complimentary walking tour and boat cruise.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Printed voucher required
Duration 1 - 2 days
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian

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  • Explore London as you hop on and off at more than 70 stops
  • Take a free walking tour and a free boat ride on the Thames River
  • See landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, the Tower Bridge, and more
  • Visit famous London sites such as Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly
  • Learn about the city from an audio guide, available in 11 different languages
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COVID-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

This remarkable bus tour of London provides you the opportunity to explore this fascinating city in all its grandeur. Your pass allows you to hop on and off the bus at any of its many stops. See the city from a different angle on a complimentary walking tour and boat cruise along the Thames (if the 24, 48, or 72-hour option is selected).

On the tour route you’ll find world-renowned attractions and landmarks such as the Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Globe, spectacular Westminster Abbey, and of course, the inimitable Buckingham Palace. You’ll also see the most eminent precincts of the city, such as distinguished Regent Street, world-celebrated Oxford Street, and vibrant Piccadilly.

Audio guides are available in the following languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Mandarin, Russian, and Hindi. Choose from 3 routes and 1 feeder route covering over 70 stops.

Blue Route

Highlights include:
Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square, St Pauls Cathedral, Tower of London, London Eye, Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Palace, Houses of Parliament and Westminster Cathedral.

Red Route

Highlights include:
Kensington Museums Marble Arch, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, St Pauls Cathedral, Tower of London, London Eye, Piccadilly Circus and Green Park

Orange Route

Highlights include:
Buckingham Palace, Marble Arch, Paddington, Madame Tussauds, Kings Cross/St Pancras International, Russell Square, Holborn, St Pauls Cathedral, Tower of London, London Eye, and Lambeth Palace.

Yellow Route – Courtesy feeder service

Courtesy morning pick-ups and afternoon drop-offs to Bayswater Road, Notting Hill and Holland Park.

Stops on the tour include the following:

• Buckingham Palace Road - Colonnades Coach Station Stop Buckingham Gate -Tourist Bus Stop
• Parliament Street - Outside HM Treasury
• Whitehall - Tourist Bus Stop
• Lower Regent Street - Tourist Bus Stop Outside No. 1109
• Piccadilly - Tourist Bus Stop Green Park Station
• Piccadilly - Tourist Bus Stop Hyde Park Corner
• Knightsbridge - Outside Lanesborough Hotel
• Knightsbridge - At Scotch House
• Kensington Gore - Royal Albert Hall
• Kensington Road - Palace Gate
• Gloucester Road - Kensington Plaza Hotel
• Gloucester Road Station - Stop G
• South Kensington Station - Stop D
• Cromwell Gardens - V & A Tourist Bus Stop
• Brompton Road - Harrods Bus Stop
• Knightsbridge - Hyde Park Corner Coach Stop
• Park Lane / Northbound - Tourist Stop
• Park Lane/ Northbound - Marble Arch
• Baker Street - South of Porter Street
• Orchard Street - Outside Selfridges
• Haymarket - South of Orange Street
• Pall Mall East - West of Trafalgar Square
• Duncannon Street - Outside St. Martin-in-the-Fields
• Aldwych - Tourist Bus Stop
• Ludgate Hill - St. Paul’s Cathedral / Museum Of London
• Queen Victoria Street - Cannon Street
• King William Street - London Bridge
• Tooley Street - London Dungeon
• Tooley Street - Tourist Stop Vine Lane
• Tower Hill - Opposite Tower Hill Station
• Southwark Bridge Road - By Steps to Thames Path
• York Road - North of Chicheley Street
• Westminster Bridge Road - Tourist Bus Stop
• Tothill Street - Tourist Bus Stop
• Buckingham Gate - Opposite Queens Gallery
• Buckingham Palace Road - Thistle Victoria Hotel
• Buckingham Palace Road - Colonnades Coach Station Stop
  • London hop-on hop-off bus pass
  • Wi-Fi onboard the bus
  • Live tour commentary provided in English on the Blue Route
  • Pre-recorded commentary on other routes
  • Headset for tour commentary
  • River Thames hop-on hop-off sightseeing cruise with commentary (subject to availability, with 24, 48, or 72-hour pass)
  • Interactive treasure hunt mobile app
What’s Not Included
  • Entrances to attractions
  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities
  • Walking tour and boat ride (when booking a 1-Day Basic Ticket)

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Know before you go
Due to ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, the route has been reduced to the following: stop numbers 2 (Buckingham Palace), 9 (St. Paul’s Cathedral), 14 (Tower of London), 20 (Victoria Station), 45 (Speakers Corner), 76 (London Eye, Westminster Bridge Road), 77 (London Eye, Belvedere Road), 79 (Westminster Pier).
Stops are subject to traffic conditions and diversions.
Buses depart every hour from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

From £28 per person

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