Big Bus Tours: Madrid Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Big Bus Tours: Madrid Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Madrid, Spain

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  • Explore Madrid at your own pace on a hop on hop off bus tour.
  • Access to world-famous museums such as Prado and Reina Sofía.
  • Explore Madrid's landmarks with a 90 minute panoramic tour or flexible 24-hour or 48-hour Ticket.
  • Live guides offer insights into Madrid's history, culture, and architecture.
  • Discover iconic landmarks like the Royal Palace and Puerta de Alcalá.
  • Experience vibrant neighbourhoods and grand avenues like Gran Vía.
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! (No need to print)


Enjoy a journey through the vibrant streets of Madrid with the hop on hop off Madrid bus tour. Marvel at the city's rich history and iconic landmarks aboard an open-top double-decker bus. With live guided commentary available in both English and Spanish, immerse yourself in the culture and beauty of Madrid. Whether you choose a panoramic loop or opt for the flexibility of 24 or 48 hours of hop-on, hop-off travel, the experience promises unforgettable memories.


The hop on hop off Madrid bus tours are two-story buses with no roof on the top level. Sitting on the top deck lets you see all of Madrid's famous places without dealing with crowds or things blocking your view. Get to experience the lively atmosphere of Madrid. And if it is sunny, do not worry. The buses have a shade that can cover the top deck to keep you cool.

Begin your adventure by hopping on the double-decker bus and cruising past Madrid's famous landmarks. Admire the majestic Royal Palace, the grand Puerta de Alcalá, and the stunning Catedral de Almudena, as your knowledgeable guide provides fascinating insights into their history and significance. Delve deeper into Madrid's rich cultural heritage by hopping off at stops like El Retiro Park, Temple of Debod, and Atocha Station. Explore these sites at your leisure, absorbing the ambiance and soaking in the city's vibrant atmosphere.

Take advantage of the hop on hop off feature to visit world-renowned museums and art galleries. Marvel at masterpieces in the Prado Museum, delve into contemporary art at the Reina Sofía Museum or admire eclectic collections at the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. Each museum offers a unique perspective on art and history. With the flexibility of your ticket, tailor your exploration to suit your interests and schedule. Hop on and off the bus at any designated stop, allowing you to linger longer at places of interest or move swiftly between attractions. This freedom ensures you make the most of your time in Madrid.

For a different experience, consider taking the tour at night. Witness the city come alive with dazzling lights as you glide past illuminated landmarks. From the shimmering Cibeles Fountain to the enchanting streets, nighttime offers a magical ambiance that adds an extra layer of allure to your Madrid adventure. Our fun and knowledgeable guides will keep you entertained with interesting stories and facts throughout your tour, speaking in English and Spanish. Our experts will teach you all about Madrid's history, architecture, and culture. You can choose a ticket where you can hop on and off the bus for 24 or 48 hours. Or, if you prefer, you can sit back and enjoy a 90-minute panoramic tour without getting off the bus. With the hop-on, hop-off ticket, you can jump off and back on at any stop as many times as you want. The hop-on hop-off Madrid Bus tour offers a comprehensive and flexible way to explore Madrid's treasures. This tour promises an enriching and memorable experience for all.


First Departure: 09:30am, Last Departure: 07:30pm.
Frequency: Every 30 minutes.
Full Loop: 90 minutes (Approx.)
First Stop: Paseo del Prado, 3198, 28014 Madrid.
(Please check the calendar to know about availability)


Discover Ticket

  • 90 Minutes Panoramic One Loop Bus Ticket
  • Live Guide in English & Spanish

Essential Ticket

  • 24-Hours Madrid Hop On Hop Off Bus Ticket
  • Live Guide in English & Spanish
Explore Ticket
  • 48-Hours Madrid Hop On Hop Off Bus Ticket
  • Live Guide in English & Spanish


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Redemption Info

You can redeem your mobile or printed voucher at any of the stops. However, the first stop is: Paseo del Prado, 3198, 28014 Madrid.
You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.
Please check your ticket to know when it expires.
After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
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 accessibility: No, our bus tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Stroller accessibility: No, our bus tour is not stoller accessible.
Can I Eat and drink on the bus? No, eating and drinking is not permitted on the bus.
Can I bring a pet on board the bus? Yes, pets are permitted on board the bus as long as they do not occupy a seat to the exclusion of other guests. Pets must be kept on a leash or in a basket, and muzzled where necessary.
Can I bring my luggage on the bus?: No, big size lagguage not permitted. Only hand-baggages are allowed
Can I Smoke on the bus? No, smoking or vaping of any substance is not permitted on the bus.
What happens if I miss the bus? If you miss your booked tour time, please speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member at Stop #1 to see if you can be rebooked on to a later tour that day.
Can I bring a guide dog on the bus? Yes, service animals such as guide dogs are permitted on board the bus for guests with visual impairment.
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" Madrid 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!

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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.

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