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London City Tour: Hop-On, Hop-Off with River Cruise & Walking Tours

London City Tour: Hop-On, Hop-Off with River Cruise & Walking Tours

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London, U.K.
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Highlights

  • Explore the best of London at your pace with London Hop-On Hop-Off City Sightseeing Tour
  • The Open-top London Hop On Hop Off is perfect choice for London local sightseeing
  • Multilingual audio guide available in 11 different languages
  • View Big Ben and other monuments from the river as you float along the Thames.
  • English-speaking Vidi Guides Self-Guided Royal London Tour
  • Five acclaimed independent walking tours in London in English
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.

Overview

Explore the best of London at your pace with flexible times and without massive crowds. London City Hop On Hop Off Bus pass available with single/multi-day pass with the date of your choice. The London Hop On Hop Off  open-top double-decker bus is perfect for London local sightseeing. The London City Tour ticket will give you access to London City branded bus tour. The London Hop On Hop Off buses have a frequency of 30 minutes.

Itinerary

As soon as you board our efficient bus tour, you'll be free to explore this lovely city at your own pace. With a flexible single or multi-day pass, you can set out on a comfortable, double-decker London Open Top bus at any time that works for you for an exciting sightseeing tour.
 
We know that organizing your London City Tour is important, and we're here to assist. Please be aware that owing to traffic, all tour times are subject to change. Our kind and professional on-street employees are available to help you if you have any queries or require assistance on the given day so that you may design the ideal London experience.
 
One Day Ticket + Royal London Walk
You can tour London on a double-decker sightseeing bus at your own leisure with our one-day ticket. With a single ticket, you can board and exit the bus as much as you like for 24 hours while immersing yourself in the city's fascinating history.
 
Hop On Hop Off 24h + River Cruise + Royal London Walk
From the top of our London sightseeing bus, take in breath-taking city views while listening to educational audio guides. Our hop on hop off bus tour of London brings you to the city's most famous attractions, making it the best option to have a comfortable and thorough exploration of the area. Additionally, children under 5 travel free!
 
Hop On Hop Off 48h + River Cruise + 5 London Walking Tours
By boarding our panoramic double-decker open-top sightseeing bus, you can forget about the hassle of rigid tour timetables and long lines. Whether you're a youngster or an adult, our bus trip guarantees a relaxing and enjoyable way to view London's top sights, such as Big Ben, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and many others.
 
Explore London's Iconic Routes
Red Official Route: The Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, St. Paul's Cathedral, London Eye, The Shard, Tower Bridge, and Leicester Square are just a few of the famous attractions in London that are highlighted on this route. Four river crossings will also ensure breathtaking views of the Thames.
Blue Route: You are welcome to disembark at any point along the Blue Route to take in the area's breathtaking architecture or to stay onboard and take in the sights.
Green Shuttle Route: The Green Route is ideal for people visiting the British Museum or staying in the Bloomsbury region, complementing the major Red Route. At Stop 1 or Stop 2, it provides shuttle service to link you to the Red Route.
 
River Cruise
With your 24- or 48-hour ticket, you may take a lovely trip on the River Thames with our London Hop On Hop Off service. While cruising between Westminster Pier (near Big Ben) and Tower Pier (near the Tower of London), you may enjoy breathtaking views of the city's most recognizable structures.
 
5 Award-Winning Walking Tours
Self-guided walking tours are included in your Hop-On Hop-Off sightseeing bus ticket to help you make the most of your experience. Discover new viewpoints and insights into London's renowned locations as you tour the city's top attractions on foot and by bus.
 
ROYAL LONDON WALKING TOUR
Our Royal London Walking Tour will take you on a fascinating journey through more than a thousand years of British history. Discover the beginnings of the British Royal Family and the most important historical occurrences—both triumphant and tragic—that have molded Britain's very identity. Learn about the timeless customs that are still alive today.
 
COVENT GARDEN WALKING TOUR
Join our Covent Garden Walking Tour, regarded as one of our most engaging events, and get ready for a fantastic journey. This tour is a fun mash-up of wacky tales, runs-ins with renowned locals, exploring of obscure districts, and indulging in delicious cuisine. Discover hidden gems like Instagram-worthy eateries, inviting bars, and peaceful nooks where you can relax with a cup of coffee in this quaint area.
 
BOROUGH MARKET CULINARY WALKING TOUR
All you foodies, take note! For individuals who have a passion for food, our Borough Market Culinary Walking Tour is a must. Let William Sitwell, a MasterChef judge and restaurant critic, guide you through London's oldest and most innovative food market as you go on a culinary journey. In addition to learning about the famous food stalls and merchants that make Borough Market a food lover's heaven, this trip gives you the chance to sample the flavors of international and multicultural cuisine.
 
SOUTHBANK WALKING TOUR
Discover a world bursting with color and creativity by taking a leisurely stroll through the energetic Southbank neighborhood. Our Southbank Walking Tour provides a window into the beginnings of Britain's theatrical tradition at the Tate Modern, providing insight into important parts of British culture. Discover architectural wonders like St. Paul's Cathedral, and familiarize yourself with the Jubilee Walk's major attractions.
 
NOTTING HILL WALKING TOUR
Don't miss the chance to see the fashionable and beautiful Notting Hill neighborhood. We encourage you to explore the busy Portobello Market, go to well-known pop culture destinations, and learn about the diverse and lively identity that characterizes this attractive neighborhood on our Notting Hill Walking Tour. 
 
By purchasing your tickets immediately, you can begin your London trip. Experience the best of London at your own leisure by hopping on and off!

Schedule

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: 09:00AM - 04:30PM
First and last bus from Stop 22: 08:55AM - 03:55PM
Bus Frequency: Every 30 minutes

Thames River Cruise:
Schedule: 10:05 - 18:20
Full Loop: 30 Minutes
Frequency: 45 Minutes
Departure Location: Westminster Pier to Tower Pier. You can start the cruise from either pier.

Inclusions

  • 1 Day, 24/48-Hours Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket
  • Audio Guide in 11 Languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Polish and Arabic)
  • Individual headphones on board for personal use only
  • Free Wi-Fi Onboard
  • 30-Minutes Thames River Cruise - One Way (With 24 & 48 Hours Ticket)
  • Vidi Guides Royal London Self-Guided Tour (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)

Exclusions

  • Entrance Fee
  • Meals
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Any service that is not mentioned

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 flexible and can use the same voucher till 31st December 2024.
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/ Stroller Access: Yes
Baggage: Hand-Baggage allowed, no big size bag or suitcases are allowed
Pets: Small, well-behaved dogs are allowed
Onboard Wi-Fi: Yes
Walking Tours: Walking tour included until 22nd March 2024. After this date we are not able to offer walking tours.
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 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 Walks: Royal London, Southbank, Borough Market, Covent Garden, Notting Hill
Instructions for the walking tour: A 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.

On Sunday 25th February, the bus service will experience severe disruptions from early in the morning until late in the day due to the London Winter run.
Stops affected and not in service are: 
Stop 2 - Aldwych (One Aldwych Hotel)
Stop 3 - Ludgate Hill (St. Paul's Cathedral)
Stop 4 - Queen Victoria Street
Stop 5 - London Bridge 
Stop 19 - Pall Mall East (Trafalgar Square)
The nearest stops in service are Stop 1 Belvedere Road, Stop 6 Tooley Street (Tower Bridge) and Stop 18 Haymarket. 

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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.

Customer Reviews

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Samantha Smith
2024-02-14

There was a staff member at every stop to guide you and give you a map. The bus driver was also very helpful. Only issue... Read More

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Samantha Smith
2024-02-14

There was a staff member at every stop to guide you and give you a map. The bus driver was also very helpful. Only issue was the bus being overcrowded & the upper deck wet due to rain. I also believe there was a detour so it took longer to get through areas but I could still see the main landmarks.

Samantha Smith
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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Shen Zhou
2024-01-01

I recommend the tour, it is helpful and happy to hop-on, hop-off. Read More

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Shen Zhou
2024-01-01

I recommend the tour, it is helpful and happy to hop-on, hop-off.

Shen Zhou
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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Isabelle
2022-06-07

Very simple to book and excellent value for money. The bus travels often and has easily accessible stops near all major ... Read More

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Isabelle
2022-06-07

Very simple to book and excellent value for money. The bus travels often and has easily accessible stops near all major sites. Would suggest as a perfect method to go around the city and reach the main sights.

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