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

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  • Unlimited London Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour with exclusively selected 31 stops.
  • Make your travel itinerary to explore the city at your own pace.
  • A multilingual pre-recorded audio commentary provides valuable information about the places you will visit.
  • FREE Thames River Cruise with 24/ 48-hrs tickets
  • FREE Seif-guided podcast walking tour
  • Free onboard Wi-Fi.
  • Family Ticket Option: Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children) available at Discounted Price
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.


Brimming with the iconic history, London vacay is a definite yes for tourists worldwide. This charming city stands on the Thames River. Britain’s capital city is famous for its enthralling art, entertainment, royal and cultural attractions. What could be more fun than to explore the breath-taking city on our London open-top Hop-on Hop-off buses? From museums, palaces, shopping streets, parks to cathedrals we cover all the top-visited sites in your bucket of wander.


City Sightseeing London Hop on Hop off Bus Tour offers you the best way to uncover the major attractions of the busiest city of Britain. Begin your journey around London by boarding one of our renowned red buses! You may customise your time in London with 24 or 48-hour passes.
Visit the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, or take a walk through Hyde Park, the biggest and grandest of the Royal Parks, before making a stop at St Paul's Cathedral to admire the Christopher Wren-designed dome, which has dominated the city's skyline for more than three centuries. On your way over London Bridge, you'll pass under the equally well-known Tower Bridge, which will be seen in all its splendour. Check to see that you're gazing in the appropriate direction!
But in London, no matter which direction you turn, you'll see something spectacular. Wow! Is that Big Ben in the background? The Eye of London, of course! What a view! There are so many things to see in London, and there's no better way to take it all in than from the top of one of our red double-deckers.
Also, from Westminster Pier to Tower Pier, you may take a free boat down the Thames to see the city from a different perspective. Among the city's most well-known "streets", the River Thames is arguably definitely the most significant of them all.
In London, we've added a little something more for you to look forward to when you get off the train. With the accompanying Vidi Guides Royal London audio tour, you'll learn about the British Royal Family's 100-year history in London.
As a result of our collaboration with Vidi Guides, we're able to provide you with five amazing audio tours of London's neighbourhoods and neighbourhoods' tales. Vidi Guides are audio tours that may be downloaded right to your smartphone and used as a self-guided tour. You may now walk through London's most famous landmarks and neighbourhoods at your own leisure and convenience. Before or after you board a City Sightseeing bus, you may take advantage of the excursions.
Audio walks are conversations between two persons, experts and hobbyists alike. You'll be a part of the discussion and the tale as you listen. Start exploring by looking at the map to see where you may get off to take the tour you wish to take.
Rush in to get the best deals for your London tour with Hop on Hop off London open-top bus tour. Book online now to get extra benefits on your tickets. With Hop-On Hop-Off, you will get the experience of safe and sanitised travel with an excellent team always at your service. You will cover below famous attractions on this tour:
- Queen Elizabeth Gate
- Hyde Park
- Marble Arch (Speakers Corner)
- Coventry Street (Leicester Square)
- Pall Mall East (Trafalgar Square)
- Tooley Street (Tower Bridge)
- Tower Hill (Tower of London)
- Victoria Embankment
- Buckingham Gate (Buckingham Palace)
We have incorporated another route "Green Shuttle Service" to the tour bus service. This route will act as a shuttle service, picking up customers along the route so they can connect with the Red Route.
Green Shuttle Service
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 Bristish 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
With our new route (Blue Line), you will cover all prominent museums located in West London such as Victoria & Albert, Natural History Museum and the Science museum.  The Blue Route stops will be as follows:

Stop 17 - Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner showroom
Stop 26 - Knightsbridge, Stop 13
Stop 27 - Royal Albert Hall, Stop K3
Stop 28 - Kensington Road
Stop 29 - Gloucester Road, Stop GZ
Stop 30 - Victoria & Albert Museum, Tourist bus stop
Stop 31 - Harrods, Stop KB
Stop 15 - Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, to the right of Achilles Statue
Stop 16 - Marble Arch, Speakers' Corner, Stop Z
What are your waiting for? Hurry up! London calling. Book your London Hop On Hop Off Bus ticket and get Free River Cruise.


Red Route:
Schedule: 08:30 - 17:20 (Frequency: 10-20 Minutes)
Loop: 150 Minutes
Departure: Stop #1, Belvedere Road

Blue Route:
Schedule: 08:30 - 18:30 (Frequency: 20 Minutes)
Loop: 60 Minutes
Departure: Stop #17, Marble Arch (Park Lane)

Green (Shuttle Route):
First and last bus from Stop 1:
09:17AM - 16:17PM
First and last bus from Stop 22: 08:55AM - 15:55PM
Bus Frequency: Every 20-30 minutes


  • 24 & 48-Hours Unlimited 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)
  • Individual headphones on board for personal use only
  • Thames River Cruise - One Way (NOT Included with City Sampler Ticket)
  • Royal London Walk - FREE Self-guided podcast walking tour (With 24H Ticket)
  • City Pack of 5 Walks (With 48H Ticket)


  • 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 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 12 months from the date of purchase.
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.
3. Sunday 2nd April 2023: the service will experience disruptions due to the London Landmarks half marathon.  Stops affected and not in service are 2, 3, 4,5, 8, 9 and 19.  Tickets purchased for the day will be valid for an extra day.
Mobile App: Download "City Sightseeing London" App in your mobile to track live bus locations
**Bus timings, frequency and route may vary due to traffic, weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair/ Stroller Access
Hand-Baggage allowed, no big size bag or suitcases are allowed
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, 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).

First buses from popular stops:
Westminster Bridge, 8:25; Tower Hill, 8:44; Buckingham Palace Gate, 8:58; Haymarket, 9:03.
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
City Pack of 5 WalksRoyal London, Southbank, Borough Market, Covent Garden, Notting Hill
Instructions for the walking tourA QR code and instructions will be issued by our City Sightseeing London team upon redemption of your tour voucher. The best stops for the Royal London Tour are stops 9 and 10.

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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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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.

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Places/Attractions to Explore in London

British Museum

British Museum

The British Museum set up almost 270 years ago (in 1753) and situated in London’s Bloomsbury area permanently houses eight million artifacts. As a public national museum, the British Museum has a huge collection of historical and cultural relics documenting human civilization. The vast compilation of artworks and relics underscores the intellectual development of man right from inception till the present times.

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Constructed in the years between 1886 and 1894 to provide improved access to East End, the Tower Bridge is a suspension-cum-bascule bridge. The Tower Bridge which lies close to the Tower of London serves as a strategic landmark for the city. This suspension bridge transforms into a bascule bridge or a viaduct for allowing barges and large boats to pass safely. Visitors can access the bridge’s deck for enjoying sweeping views of the city while the engine rooms, towering walkways.

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a public plaza located bang in the middle of the city of Westminster and has served as an important signpost since the 13th century. The public square was named Trafalgar in the early 1800s after the historic Battle of Trafalgar that broke out on 21st October 1805. There are numerous galleries, museums, cultural centers and institutions situated on the perimeter of Trafalgar Square.

Hyde Park

Hyde Park

Of the eight majestic and sprawling parks in London, Hyde Park is one of them, frequented by millions of tourists and locals every day. Hyde Park with a total acreage of about 352 acres is one of the world’s largest parks. Thousands of people flock to the park which contains more than 4000 trees, numerous flower gardens, the Prince of Wales Memorial Fountain, and Serpentine Lake. Visitors can participate in a wide range of activities inside the park including swimming, skating, and cycling.

Big Ben

Big Ben

Officially called the Elizabeth Tower, the Big Ben is a huge bell of the giant clock situated to the Palace of Westminster’s north. Big Ben standing at an imposing height of 316 ft (94 meters) has been chiming since 1859 when its construction was completed. Of the five bells in the tower, the Big Ben is the largest and heaviest bell weighing 13.5 tons.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the governmental headquarters of the sovereign monarch of the UK as well as the ruler’s official residence. Lying in the city of Westminster, the Buckingham Palace by and large serves as a venue for hosting presidents and prime ministers of countries around the world. The palace is a major draw for tourists chiefly because of the ‘Changing of the Guard’ ceremony around 11.30am. The Palace contains 19 massive rooms that are thrown open for tourists between July and September.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

The Westminster Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is essentially a church that was established 1062 years ago in 960. Officially known as the ‘Collegiate Church of St. Peter at Westminster the Westminster Abbey is juxtaposed to the west of the Palace of Westminster. Straddling the Thames’ western bank, the abbey mainly served as a venue for royal weddings, the burial site for British monarchs, and coronations.

London Eye

London Eye

The London Eye is also known as the Millennium wheel is a gigantic Ferris wheel that was built to celebrate the dawn of the 3rd millennium. Located on the Thames’ South Bank, the London Eye attains a height of 443 ft at its zenith and has a span of 394 ft. The colossal revolving wheel offers you stunning views of the cityscape and some of the most famous landmarks such as the Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. A single rotation (equivalent to a trip) of the London Eye takes approx. half an hour.

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