City Sightseeing: London Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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City Sightseeing: London Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

London, U.K.
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  • Three Bus Routes and Thames River Cruise vistas are included with the Hop On Hop Off London Bus Ticket.
  • Cross the renowned bridges, including the recognizable Tower Bridge, to learn more about the fascinating history of London.
  • Learn about London's spiritual and colorful sides, including Piccadilly Circus and St. Paul's Cathedral.
  • A multilingual pre-recorded audio commentary provides valuable information about the places you will visit.
  • On your London Hop on Hop off Bus Tour, take a free Thames River cruise between Westminster Pier and Tower Pier to see the city from a different angle - With 24/ 48-Hrs Tickets
  • Vidi Guides Self-Guided Royal London Tour (in English) - With 1-Day & 24-Hours Tickets
  • 5 award-winning self-guided walking tours of London (in English) - With 48-Hours Ticket
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.


On your London Hop on Hop off Bus Tour explore the legendary Red & Blue Route and see the finest of London, including well-known sites like Tower Bridge and Hyde Park. Visit holy places like St. Paul's and Westminster Abbey as well as bustling locations like Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The history of London as seen from the London City Sightseeing Hop on Hop off bus is fascinating. Hop off and take advantage of the free Self-Guided Royal London Tour, an audio tour that immerses you in the 100-year history of the British Royal Family. Moreover, take a complimentary Thames River Cruise between Westminster Pier and Tower Pier to pass by well-known bridges. 


Are you ready to experience the best of London without the stress of rigid tour schedules and overwhelming crowds? Hop on board our convenient London hop-on hop-off bus tour, and you'll have the freedom to explore this magnificent city on your terms. With a flexible single or multi-day pass, you can choose any date that suits you to embark on a comfortable, London Open Top double-decker bus for an unforgettable sightseeing adventure.
We understand that planning for your London City Tour is essential, and we're here to help. Please note that all tour times are subject to change due to traffic conditions. If you have any questions or need assistance on the day, our friendly and knowledgeable on-street staff are ready to guide you to create your perfect London experience.
One Day Ticket + Royal London Walking Tour 
With our one-day ticket, you can explore London at your own pace aboard a double-decker sightseeing bus. Hop on and off for 24 hours, all with the same ticket, and dive into the city's rich history through our headphone audio system.
Hop On Hop Off 24h + River Cruise + Royal London Walking Tour
Enjoy breathtaking views of the city from the top of our London sightseeing bus while listening to informative audio guides. Our hop on hop off bus tour London takes you to the most iconic landmarks, making it the ideal way to experience the city comfortably and comprehensively. Plus, kids under 5 travel for free!
Hop On Hop Off 48h + River Cruise + 5 Award-Winning London Walking Tours
Escape the stress of fixed tour schedules and long queues by hopping aboard our London  double-decker open-top sightseeing bus. Whether you're an adult or a child, our bus tour promises a comfortable and fun way to see London's main attractions, including Big Ben, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and many more.
Explore London's Iconic Routes
Red Official Route: This route showcases London's key sights, including the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, St. Paul's Cathedral, London Eye, The Shard, Tower Bridge, and Leicester Square. You'll also cross the river four times, guaranteeing spectacular views of the Thames.
Blue Route: Feel free to hop off anywhere along the Blue Route to admire the stunning architecture of the area or stay onboard to enjoy the sights.
Green Shuttle Route: Complementing the main Red Route, the Green Route is perfect for those visiting the British Museum or staying in the Bloomsbury area. It offers shuttle service to connect you to the Red Route at Stop 1 or Stop 2.
Thames River Cruise
With our London Hop On Hop Off, you can enjoy a delightful cruise on the River Thames with your 24-hour or 48-hour ticket. Cruise between Westminster Pier (next to Big Ben) and Tower Pier (next to the Tower of London), taking in spectacular views of London's iconic landmarks.
Walking Tours:
Enhance your experience with self-guided walking tours included in your Hop-On Hop-Off sightseeing bus ticket. Explore the city's highlights on foot and by bus, gaining new perspectives and insights into London's iconic places.
ROYAL LONDON WALKING TOUR: Embark on a captivating journey through a millennium of British history on our Royal London Walking Tour. Trace the origins of the British Royal Family and delve into the most significant historical events, both triumphant and tragic, that have shaped the very essence of Britain. Discover the enduring traditions that continue to thrive to this day.
COVENT GARDEN WALKING TOUR: Prepare for a delightful adventure as you join our Covent Garden Walking Tour, hailed as one of our most entertaining experiences. This tour is a delightful blend of eccentric tales, encounters with famous residents, exploration of hidden neighborhoods, and savoring delectable cuisine. Feel like a true local as you explore recommended gems, including Instagram-worthy food stops, cozy pubs, and tranquil corners where you can enjoy a cup of coffee in this charming neighborhood.
BOROUGH MARKET CULINARY WALKING TOUR: Calling all food enthusiasts! Our Borough Market Culinary Walking Tour is an absolute must for those with a passion for gastronomy. Let the expertise and guidance of restaurant critic and MasterChef judge William Sitwell lead you on a culinary adventure through London's oldest and boldest food market. This tour grants you the opportunity to savor the flavors of international and multicultural cuisine while discovering the iconic food stalls and vendors that make Borough Market a food lover's paradise.
SOUTHBANK WALKING TOUR: Take a leisurely stroll through the vibrant Southbank area and uncover a world brimming with color and creativity. Our Southbank Walking Tour offers insight into essential facets of British culture, providing a glimpse into the origins of its theatrical heritage at the Tate Modern. Explore architectural gems like St. Paul's Cathedral and acquaint yourself with the key sights along the Jubilee Walk.
NOTTING HILL WALKING TOUR: Don't let the opportunity slip away to explore the trendy and picturesque district of Notting Hill. Our Notting Hill Walking Tour invites you to wander through the bustling Portobello Market, visit beloved pop culture hotspots, and uncover the multicultural and uniquely vibrant identity that defines this charming neighborhood. Whether you're a film buff or simply seeking an Instagram-worthy adventure, this tour promises an unforgettable experience.
Start your London adventure today by securing your tickets. Hop on, hop off, and experience the best that London has to offer at your own pace!


Red Route:
Schedule: 08:30 - 17:20
Frequency: 10-20 Minutes
Full Loop: 150 Minutes
Departure Point: Stop #1, Belvedere Road
Blue Route:
Schedule: 08:30 - 18:30
Frequency: 20 Minutes
Full Loop: 60 Minutes
Departure Point: Stop #17, Marble Arch (Park Lane)
Green (Shuttle Route):
First and Last bus from Stop #1, Belvedere Road: 09:17AM - 16:17PM
First and Last bus from Stop #22, Woburn Place: 08:55AM - 15:55PM
Bus Frequency: Every 20-30 minutes

Free Boat Ride (Operated by City Cruises):
Timings: 10:00am to 18:00*
Frequency: Boats leave every 30 minutes from:
Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH
Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT
Duration: The boat cruise is approx 30 minutes in duration, dependant on where you disembark. 


  • 1 Day, 24 & 48-Hours London Hop on Hop off Ticket
  • Audio guide available in 11 International languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Polish and Arabic)
  • 45-Minutes Thames River Cruise (One Way Only) - With 24-Hours & 48-Hours Ticket
  • Vidi Guides self-guided Royal London Tour (in English - worth £9.99) - With 1-Day & 24-Hours Ticket
  • 5 award-winning self-guided walking tours of London (worth £19.99) - With 48-Hours Ticket
  • Individual headphones on board for personal use only
  • Free Wi-Fi on-board


  • Lunch
  • Entrance Fees
  • Hotel Transfers

Redemption Info

You can board the bus at any stop and voucher can be exchanged directly with the Driver/ Street Staff.
Mobile and paper vouchers are both accepted at all stops.
You must board Red Coloured Buses with City Sightseeing branded.
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.
Flexi Ticket: Your voucher is valid for next 12 months from the date of purchase.
Mobile App: Download "City Tour Worldwide" App in your mobile to track live bus locations.
Operational Update:
1. Stop 4 (Bank) and Stop 10 (Horseferry Rd) are closed until further notice.
2. Stop 11 (Buckingham Palace) is closed every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 - 12:00 due to the Changing of the Guards.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Access: Yes, all buses are accessible for disabled people
Baggage Policy: Hand-Baggage allowed, no big size bag or suitcases are allowed
Pet Policy: Small, well-behaved dogs are allowed
Infants can travel free and you do not require to book infant ticket.
Boat Ticket: Prior to taking the River Cruise included within the 24HR and 48HR tickets, customers must validate their voucher beforehand with the bus staff in order to get the boat ticket.
Group Booking: For group bookings of more than 10 people, please contact us at support@sightseeingo.com, so we can ensure you have the best experience possible. We cannot guarantee that large groups will be able to board the same bus but we will do our best. Our recommendation for large groups is that you board at stop 1 (Belvedere Road).
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, 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!
First London Hop on Hop off buses from popular stops:
Westminster Bridge, 8:25am; Tower Hill, 8:44am; Buckingham Palace Gate, 8:58am; Haymarket, 9:03am.
Full Route: 8:30 to 16:00 every 10 minutes. 16:20 to 17:20 every 20 minutes.
Departures from stop 1 with Tower Hill as final stop: 16:10, 16:25, 16:30, 16:50, 17:05, 17:10, 17:30, 18:05 and 19:00
Departures from stop 1 with Haymarket as final stop :17:40, 18:00, 18:20
Departure from stop 1 with Grosvenor Gardens as final stop: 18:40.
River Cruise: Cruise operated by Hornblower - City Cruises.
River cruise ticket will be issued when you exchange your voucher on the bus so you must visit the bus in the first instance.
Free River Cruise: Includes a 1 way ticket between Westminster Pier and Tower Pier or vice-versa. You can start the cruise from either pier.
You will be given your cruise ticket when you redeem your voucher on the bus.
Self-Guided London Walking Tours City Pack (in English):
A QR code and instructions will be issued by our City Sightseeing London team upon redemption of your tour voucher (one pack per passenger). The 1-Day & 24hr ticket includes the Royal London tour and the 48hr ticket includes the following:
Southbank: Hop off at Stop 8 or 9
Royal London: Hop off at Stop 16 or 17
Covent Garden: Hop off at Stop 6 or 9
Borough Market: Hop off at Stop 12
Notting Hill: Hop off at Stop 3 or 4
Green Shuttle Service:
This route acts as a shuttle service, picking customers up so they can connect with the Red Route at Stop 1 or Stop 2.
Stop 1 - Belvedere Road, Stand 3788, behind the London Eye
Stop 2 -  Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel
Stop 21 - Southampton Row, Stop Y, for the British Museum
Stop 22 - Woburn Place, Stop H outside the Royal National Hotel
Stop 23 - Bedford Way, Stop BP 4580, behind the Royal National Hotel
Stop 24 - Southampton Row, Stop B, for City Sightseeing shop and information centre
Stop 25 - Lancaster Place, Somerset House, Stop B

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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

What is the ticket validity for London Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours?

Yes, there are different ticket options available for London Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour, including 1-Day Ticket (Including Walking Tour), 24-hour Ticket (Includin Walking Tour and River Cruise) and 48-hour Ticket (Including Walking Tour and River Cruise) tickets

Is my vouchers flexible for London Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour?

Yes, your booking voucher is flexible and valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Are the buses wheelchair or stroller accessible?

Yes, our all buses are wheelchair or stroller accessible. Every bus having one dedicated space on lower level for wheelchair / stroller

Are your buses equipped with audio-guide in different languages?

Yes, pre-recorded audio-commentary available in 11 International languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Polish and Arabic).

Where can I start my London Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour?

You can start your tour from any of the designated stops on different routes. You can download "City Sightseeing London" App to find your nearest bus stop and track live bus locations.

Are your buses pet friendly?

Small, well-behaved dogs or pets are allowed on buses.

Customer Reviews

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Fran Morgan

Hey! If this is your first visit in London, I would definitely recommend it. Really easy to book and it was fun!


Hop on, hop off is the great way to experience the city. London city is very expansive so it’s a great way to discover the city. Easy to find the busses on road and hop on and off.