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

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

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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.
  • 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:
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
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
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. 
 
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 - 16:30
Frequency: 10-15 Minutes
Full Loop: 150 Minutes
Departure Point: Stop #1, Belvedere Road
 
Blue Route:
Schedule: 08:50 - 17:50
Frequency: 30 Minutes
Full Loop: 60 Minutes
Departure Point: Stop #17, Marble Arch (Park Lane)
 
Green (Shuttle Route):
Schedule: 09:18 - 16:43
Frequency: 30 Minutes
Full Loop: 80 Minutes
Departure Point: Stop #40, Waterloo Road
 
Thames River Cruise:
Schedule: 10:00 - 18:00
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)

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), 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/ 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
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.
River cruise does have to be taken within the duration of their bus ticket.
Free River Cruise: Includes a 1 way ticket between Westminster Pier and Tower Pier or vice-versa

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.

Customer Reviews

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Simi Dyal
2024-05-04

Drivers were great at helping us navigate where to get on the bus. Read More

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Simi Dyal
2024-05-04

Drivers were great at helping us navigate where to get on the bus.

Simi Dyal
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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Catriona McGoldrick
2024-05-03

We really enjoyed our day on the bus, the weather was good so we were outside soaking up the atmosphere as we viewed all... Read More

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Catriona McGoldrick
2024-05-03

We really enjoyed our day on the bus, the weather was good so we were outside soaking up the atmosphere as we viewed all the sights in London.

Catriona McGoldrick
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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Rajesh Kumar Jain
2024-04-27

Excellent staff and buses Read More

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Rajesh Kumar Jain
2024-04-27

Excellent staff and buses

Rajesh Kumar Jain
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.

R
Rajesh Kumar Jain
2024-04-27

Excellent staff and buses Read More

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Rajesh Kumar Jain
2024-04-27

Excellent staff and buses

Rajesh Kumar Jain
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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Brian Dunphy
2024-04-24

Green route was too long n not many worth to see. The blue route too early to finish at 5pm. Red toute is the best. Love... Read More

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Brian Dunphy
2024-04-24

Green route was too long n not many worth to see. The blue route too early to finish at 5pm. Red toute is the best. Love it. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Bus was clean n tidy.

Brian Dunphy
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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Nancy J Marhulik
2024-03-27

A great experience. Read More

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Nancy J Marhulik
2024-03-27

A great experience.

Nancy J Marhulik
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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Ana Ines Terra
2024-03-25

Very good. We used the service two days every time and we enjoyed the river Cruise. Thank you!! Read More

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Ana Ines Terra
2024-03-25

Very good. We used the service two days every time and we enjoyed the river Cruise. Thank you!!

Ana Ines Terra
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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