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

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  • Explore the best of London at your pace with London Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
  • The Open-top London Hop On Hop Off is perfect choice for London local sightseeing
  • Multilingual audio guide available in 11 different languages
  • Cruise along the River Thames
  • Hop on the bus to see the panoramic views of London
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.


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.


Discover the famous tourist attractions of London with an Open-top London Hop On Hop Off bus. Grab the opportunity to cruise along River Thames. The major attractions include London Eye an observation wheel with thirty-two capsules. Tower of London has played many roles since centuries. It treasures armor and armaments of William the conqueror and famous for Crown Jewels. Buckingham Palace is one of the most favorite tourist destinations. It is the residence of royal family. Enjoy changing of the guard ceremony and if you are lucky, then queen or royal family member may emerge at the balcony.
British museum has a collection of priceless objects of ancient world. See the giant clock with a huge bell known as Big Ben at the top of tower that is 318 foot in height. Houses of Parliament are also present there. London’s National Gallery is one of the famous art museums that treasures European paintings. Uncover the secrets of London’s popular Victoria and Albert Museum, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Bus Stops:
1. Belvedere Road
2. Aldwych (One Aldwych Hotel)
3. Ludgate Hill (St Paul's Cathedral)
4. Queen Victoria Street (The City)
5. London Bridge
6. Tooley Street (Tower Bridge)
7. Tower Hill (Tower of London)
8. Victoria Embankmen.t
9. Westminster Bridge (Big Ben)
10. Horseferry Road
11. Buckingham Gate (Buckingham Palace)
12. Buckingham Palace Road (Victoria Station)
13. Buckingham Palace Road, Stop Z12
14. Grosvenor Gardens
15. Queen Elizabeth Gate, Hyde Park
16. Marble Arch (Speakers Corner)
17. Marble Arch (Park Lane)
18. Haymarket
19. Pall Mall East (Trafalgar Square)
20. Westminster Bridge (South)
With the same ticket, you can use our "Green Shuttle Service". This route (Green Line) 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
Your ticket is valid for our Blue Line. The Blue Line Route 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


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 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
  • Thames River Cruise - One Way (NOT Included with 1 Day Ticket)
  • Royal London Walk - FREE Self-guided podcast walking tour (With 24H/ 48H Ticket Only)


  • 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 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. Due to ongoing roadworks in the Woburn Place area,  stop 22 is temporarily closed. The nearest pick-up point is at STOP B Southampton Row.
Mobile App: Download "City Sightseeing London" App in your mobile to track live bus locations

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 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.
Special Note: Due to the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday 6th May, not only will the London tour not operate on this day, but heavy traffic around London is also expected in the few days leading up to the event. Customers that purchase a 48-hour ticket will be able to use them on Friday 5th and Sunday 7th May.
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!

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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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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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