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

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

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London, U.K.
Tour ID: 767

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Highlights

  • 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 Bus Tour, take a free Thames River cruise between Westminster Pier and Tower Pier.
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.

Overview

On your London Open-Top 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 bus is fascinating. Moreover, take a complimentary Thames River Cruise between Westminster Pier and Tower Pier to pass by well-known bridges...

Itinerary

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 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: 
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:
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:
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.
 
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!

Schedule

Red Route:
First Departure: 08:30am; Last Departure: 04:50pm 
Frequency: 10-15 Minutes
Full Loop: 150 Minutes
Departure Point: Stop #1, Belvedere Road
 
Blue Route:
First Departure: 08:40am; Last Departure: 05:00pm 
Frequency: 30 Minutes
Full Loop: 60 Minutes
Departure Point: Stop #17, Marble Arch (Park Lane)
 
Green (Shuttle Route):
First Departure: 09:18am; Last Departure: 04:43pm 
Frequency: 30 Minutes
Full Loop: 80 Minutes
Departure Point: Stop #40, Waterloo Road

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. 

Inclusions

  • 1 Day, 24 & 48-Hours London Hop On Hop Off  Bus 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 & 48 Hours Ticket
  • Individual headphones on board for personal use only
  • Free Wi-Fi on-board

Exclusions

  • 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 Sightseeing London" App in your mobile to track live bus locations.
Operational Update:
1. Stop 4 (Bank), Stop 10 (Horseferry Rd) and Stop 14 (Grosvenor Gardens) 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.
River cruise does have to be taken within the duration of their bus ticket.

24-Hour River Cruise Ticket: 
- First departure (both piers): 10am 
- Last departure (from Tower Pier): 6:55pm 
- Last departure (from Westminster Pier): 7:20pm 
 
48-Hour River Cruise Ticket:
- First departure to Greenwich (from both piers): 10am 
- Last departure to Greenwich from Westminster Pier: 4pm (no return) 
- Last departure from Greenwich to Westminster Pier: 5:50pm

Green Shuttle Service:
Departures are scheduled every 30 minutes between 9:00 and 16:30
Please note: there will be no shuttle service between 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM.
During the service break, customers are advised to use Aldwych Stop 2 on the Red Route,
(outside the Mamma Mia Theatre)

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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 validity for London Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours?

A. 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

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

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

Q. Are the buses wheelchair or stroller accessible?

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

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

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

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

A. 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.

Q. Are your buses pet friendly?

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

Customer Reviews

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Ricardo Blasioli
2024-05-28

Excellent!! Read More

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Ricardo Blasioli
2024-05-28

Excellent!!

Ricardo Blasioli
Sightseeingo

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Larry Tavaziva
2024-05-13

I boarded both the green & red route busses. The experience was awesome. I was amazed about the beauty of London as I to... Read More

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Larry Tavaziva
2024-05-13

I boarded both the green & red route busses. The experience was awesome. I was amazed about the beauty of London as I took photos on the top deck. It was a nice experience

Larry Tavaziva
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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Maite Bianco
2024-05-13

Good in general. Red route is fluent. Blue route was canceled twice Read More

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Maite Bianco
2024-05-13

Good in general. Red route is fluent. Blue route was canceled twice

Maite Bianco
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service. Apologies for the inconvenience during the tour.

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Angie Jeannette Rodriguez Gome
2024-04-30

Was amazing. Thank you and God continue blessing you. Read More

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Angie Jeannette Rodriguez Gome
2024-04-30

Was amazing. Thank you and God continue blessing you.

Angie Jeannette Rodriguez Gome
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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Maja Zelic
2024-04-05

Great staff, great route, but to expensive especially online. Read More

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Maja Zelic
2024-04-05

Great staff, great route, but to expensive especially online.

Maja Zelic
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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Andy Darmawan
2024-01-17

Tour was good and I enjoyed. It would be better if for every stop there is announcement made and can be heard by the gue... Read More

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Andy Darmawan
2024-01-17

Tour was good and I enjoyed. It would be better if for every stop there is announcement made and can be heard by the guest. it would help the guest, especially sitting upstairs to know that they are approaching 1 particular stop

Andy Darmawan
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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ROSIER Gaële
2024-01-03

Very welcoming people on the departure site. Very nice tour! Read More

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ROSIER Gaële
2024-01-03

Very welcoming people on the departure site. Very nice tour!

ROSIER Gaële
Sightseeingo

Thank you for your valuable feedback. Happy to hear your thoughts. It is always interesting to see what our travelers think of our service.

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