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Big Bus Tours: London Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Big Bus Tours: London Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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London, U.K.
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Highlights

  • Hygiene and Social Distancing Measures
  • Over 50 stops with 3 different routes with unlimited London Hop-on Hop-off
  • Tours feature pre-recorded commentary in 5 different languages.
  • River cruise tour along the river Themes.
  • Free Wi-Fi on board and free app!
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted!

Overview

Delve in the city of unique and rich history that has amazingly preserved British culture with Big Bus London Hop On Hop Off Tour. The city has famous landmarks and tourist attractions with several amazing things to do. London is one of the most expensive cities across the globe and known for luxurious hotels and shopping malls. Shopping in London is unparalleled, but attractions are incompatible.

Itinerary

Big Bus Tours is the highest-rated hop-on, hop-off bus operator in London according to TripAdvisor. It offers visitors the chance to explore the city at their own pace, with 24- or 48-hour ticket options. The tickets provide unlimited travel on three routes that cover all the major attractions and landmarks. In addition, the tickets come with recorded commentary in 5 languages, free on-board Wifi, and an App with live bus tracking and a detailed route map. Every ticket includes a Thames River cruise.
 
With more than 46 stops throughout the beautiful city of London, Big Bus Tours is the perfect way to discover the city's many treasures. Three routes intertwine to create a comprehensive circuit around the capital, taking in all the iconic sights and sounds such as the Tower of London, the London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben. Choose among the 3 different tickets we are offering and explore the city as you like. 
 
1. Discover Ticket
With a hop-on hop-off ticket, you can witness important landmarks in a single day. With a 24-hour ticket, you can hop on and off at any stop on three different routes, strategically located nearby attractions and landmarks. Get off the bus as you like and discover what you want. Enjoy a river cruise from the Tower of London to Westminster or vice versa. This is a one-way journey.
 
2. Essential Ticket
See all the interesting sights in two days with a 48-hour London Hop On Hop Off ticket. You can hop on the double-decker open-top bus and explore London on three different routes. Get off the bus to discover the city at your pace and rejoin the tour when you want. You can also use the first day to enjoy a tour across the city and revisit the popular landmarks on the second day. 
 
Skip the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a river cruise from the Tower of London to Westminster or vice versa. This is a one-way journey. In addition, three walking tours allow you to experience London on foot with live guides.
 
3. Explore Ticket
The 48-hour London Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour allows you to witness important attractions in two days. All the landmarks are located nearby stops so tourists can get off and explore the place at their convenience. Hop off when you want and rejoin the journey as needed. You can also use the first day to enjoy a tour across the city and revisit the popular landmarks on the second day. 
 
Skip the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a river cruise from the Tower of London to Westminster or vice versa. This is a one-way journey. Additionally, upgrade your ticket with an evening tour. Three walking tours are available to explore London on foot with live guides.
 
Red Route
Enjoy the beautiful views of central London on the Red Route of the hop-on hop-off London tour. Sit back and see the Victoria, Marble Arch, Tower of London, and other iconic landmarks of London including the House of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the London Eye. 
 
The tour lasts for 2 hours and 30 minutes. Listen to the recorded commentary in the language of your choice by plugging in the headphones. Stops are located nearby places of interest so you can hop off when you want. Explore London on foot and see the attractions nearby. A live bus tracking facility is also available so you can easily locate the next bus and continue your excursion with ease.
 
Blue Route
The Blue Route offers a chance to explore the western part of London. During the tour, you can witness some of the most iconic landmarks, such as the Natural History Museum, Harrods, the V&A, Kensington Palace, the Science Museum, and Notting Hill. 
 
The one-hour and twenty-minute journey provides you with a convenient way to explore the city. You can plug in and enjoy the cultural and historical commentary in your preferred language. Moreover, the stops are located near popular attractions, so you can continue exploring them on foot.
 
Green Route
The Green Route provides access to the vibrant area of St Pancras and King’s Cross, along with bustling Covent Garden through Bloomsbury. Over the last decade, St Pancras and King’s Cross have undergone significant transformations. The route also allows you to relish delicious foods as you walk along the canal to the popular Camden Market. The major train stations in the area are connected via this route.
 
Panoramic Evening Tour
The Evening Tour offers an excellent opportunity to witness some of the most popular monuments and landmarks of London that are beautifully illuminated at night. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of the city at dusk and learn about its past and present with audio commentary. 
 
Some of the landmarks covered in the tour include the House of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, and the Tower of London. This tour is an ideal way to travel in London, as you can sit back comfortably and enjoy the views. Additionally, all Explore tickets come with a complimentary Evening Tour, which you can redeem till the validity of the ticket.
 
River Cruise
Experience a one-of-a-kind and mesmerizing view of London by taking a Thames River cruise with our trusted partner, City Cruises by Hornblower. Admire the city's breathtaking landmarks and pass under its iconic bridges, most notably the majestic Tower Bridge. 
 
Witness the beauty of HMS Belfast, Shakespeare's Globe, and Tate Modern, among others, while enjoying the recorded commentary that highlights the best sights along the way. A Thames River cruise offers a unique perspective on London that you shouldn't miss.
 
Walking Tour 
With the Walking Tour, you can explore the city of London on foot, and live guides are available to help you discover more about the city.
 
Changing of the Guard Walking Tour: The Changing of the Guard is one of the most popular traditions in London and is a must-see, especially when you visit the city for the first time. The Guards march from St. James’ Palace to Buckingham Palace, and you can witness the royal ceremony.
 
City of London Past to Present Walking Tour: The City of London Past to Present Walking Tour provides you with a chance to witness the old city of London and its rich history. Old London is where some significant events like the Great Fire of London, Plague, and the Blitz occurred in the past. You can witness the changes in London’s skyline and immerse yourself in the beauty of the buildings.
 
Jack The Ripper: Join us on a walking tour to uncover the chilling tale of Jack the Ripper, one of London's most notorious serial killers. Embark on a journey through the haunting streets and alleys of the East End of London and learn about the true story of one of the city's most infamous unsolved crimes.
 
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Schedule

Red Route:
First Bus: 08:15, Last Bus: 18:00
Full Loop: 2 hour, 30 minutes (approx.)
Frequency: Every 10-20 minutes
Departure: Green Park Undergound (Next to the Ritz by entry to Green Park Tube Station).
 
Blue Route:
First Bus: 09:08, Last Bus: 18:23
Full Loop: 1 hour, 20 minutes (approx.)
Frequency: Every 20-30 minutes
Departure: Regent Street, 144 Regent Street (TfL Bus Stop "V", near corner with Beak Street)
 
Green Link:
First Bus: 09:23, Last Bus: 18:38
Full Loop: 1 hour, 10 minutes (approx.)
Frequency: Every 30-60 minutes
Departure: Covent Garden, 1 Aldwych (bus stop outside One Aldwych Hotel, near corner with Strand)
 
London Evening Tour:
Bus Timings: 7:30pm 
Full Loop: 2 hours (approx.)
Meeting Point: Stop# 11, London Eye (Westminster Bridge Road (bus stop next to Lion Statue, outside London Marriot County Hall)
(Note: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure)

Inclusions

Discover Ticket

  • 24-Hours Big Bus London Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket
  • Pre-recorded Commentary in 5 languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Italian
  • Fresh earphones are provided on board the bus
  • River Cruise - One Way
  • Free Onboard Wi-Fi

Essential Ticket

  • 48-Hours Big Bus London Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket
  • Pre-recorded Commentary in 5 languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Italian
  • Fresh earphones are provided on board the bus
  • 4 Guided Waliking Tours
  • River Cruise - One Way
  • Free Onboard Wi-Fi

Explore Ticket

  • 48-Hours Big Bus London Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket
  • Pre-recorded Commentary in 5 languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Italian
  • Fresh earphones are provided on board the bus
  • 4 Guided Waliking Tours
  • London Eveinig Bus Tour
  • River Cruise - One Way
  • Free Onboard Wi-Fi

Exclusions

  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the bus from any of the designationed bus stop.
Show the Mobile/ Printed ticket to the staff member at our bus stops, and you will receive a receipt that you will use to hop on the Big Bus.
This receipt is must throughout the validity period of your ticket.
A staff member of Big Bus Tours will check the code present on the ticket during bus boarding.
All vouchers will now be valid for 06 months from the date of purchase.
Mobile App:
Customers are advised to download the "Big Bus Tours" app to see the most up to date bus stop locations, timings and live bus tracking.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Onboard Wi-Fi: Yes
Pets Allowed: No
Multiday tickets can only be used on consecutive days.
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, cruise ship arrivals and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" London is a busy city, especially during special events, summer holidays and at weekends. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service!
 
River Cruise Departure Locations: Board at the Tower of London to sail to Westminster, or board at Westminster to sail to the Tower of London.
Tower Pier: a short walk from the Big Bus Tours stop at the Tower of London (Stop #16) on Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT
Westminster Pier: next to Big Bus Tours stop at Westminster Pier (Stop #18 ) on the north-west side of Westminster Bridge, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH
Schedules: Departure times vary for the river cruise, but tours are approximately every 15 minutes in summertime, and every 30-40 minutes in winter. For timetables please see the City Cruises website.
Duration: Cruises between Westminster Pier and Tower Pier take approximately 40 minutes.
How to board: after purchasing your Big Bus Tours ticket, please visit our booking portal and download your City Cruises ticket. On the day, validate this ticket (printed or on your device) with staff at a City Cruises booth before boarding the boat.

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the ticket policy for child in London Big Bus tour?

A. Child ticket is available for kids aged between 5-15 years, children between 0-4 years can travel for free. All children must accompany an adult.

Q. How can I redeem London Big Bus Hop-On-Hop-Off tour?

A. Show your ticket (printed or on a device) to a member of staff at one of our stops or aboard the bus. They will issue you a receipt that you will be able to use to hop on the bus throughout the validity period of your ticket.

Q. Can I travel on London Big Bus tour without a print copy of voucher/ ticket?

A. No need to carry a print copy. After making a booking you will receive the booking confirmation over your mobile, which you need to show to the bus staff. Your voucher will be exchanged for a ticket, which must be kept until the end of the tour.

Q. What can I see during the London Big Bus tour?

A. London Big bus gives the best view of all famous landmarks including London Tourist attractions, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and London Eye.

Q. Is the commentary available on Big Bus London tour in my language?

A. Yes, the pre-recorded commentary is available on the London Big Bus tour in 5 languages- English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.

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