Golden Tours: London Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Golden Tours: London Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

London, U.K.
Tour ID: 814

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  • Complimentary 24 Hours Ticket with a purchase of 24hrs, 48hrs or 72 hrs ticket (valid from 10Jul to 31 Aug 2024)!
  • For 1 Day, 24, 48, or 72 hours, you may hop on and off across London.
  • Take in sights such as Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and more.
  • Savor a free Thames River boat.
  • Take advantage of free cancellations for increased convenience.
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted (No need to print!)


With our Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours, you can explore the city at your own leisure and experience the bustling pulse of London. Whether you choose the 72-hour ticket or the one-day pass, you will have unrestricted access to many stops across the city, which will link you to famous sites like Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Get free walking tours and river cruises with educated locals to add even more value to your trip. Additionally offered are multilingual audio tours and live guides, which guarantee a unique and engaging sightseeing experience. This adaptable method of exploring London blends the attractiveness of its ancient past with the attraction of its modern lifestyle. With the added bonus of free cancellations, our excursions are the perfect way to fully see London's distinct blend of modern and tradition.


With our Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours, you can enjoy unmatched flexibility and an immersive exploration of the most prominent landmarks in the city as you set out on an enthralling adventure through the heart of London. With pass choices ranging from 24 to 72 hours, you can customize your experience to fit your schedule and have plenty of time to explore London's vibrant mix of history, culture, and modernity at your own pace.

Our painstakingly designed itineraries accommodate a diverse range of interests. With stops at the iconic Big Ben, the ancient Tower of London, and the magnificent London Eye, among other famous sites, the Classic Tour (Blue Route) takes you through the busy streets of Central London. The Essential Tour (Red Route), which gives a thorough rundown of all of London's must-see sights, including stops at Hyde Park, Westminster Abbey, and Covent Garden for those who are eager to see the city's core.

The Museum Tour (Orange Route) is a must-do for history aficionados and cultural vultures alike, providing convenient access to London's internationally recognized museums and royal locations. Your exploration endeavors will be smooth and hassle-free thanks to our Morning and Evening Drop-off Service (Yellow and Green Routes), which guarantees simple transportation from West London to the city center.

Enjoy a free riverboat ride on the Thames to complement your sightseeing experience. With this lovely addition to your ticket, you may choose to launch from Westminster or Tower Millennium Pier and get a unique perspective of London's skyline. Select from informative live commentary or captivating audio tours to provide intriguing context to your trip and learn more about London's famous sites.

We also offer a complimentary walking tour, as part of our all-inclusive package. Choose between taking the Jack the Ripper Walking Tour, which will take you through the footsteps of Victorian London's most notorious person, and the Royal London Walking Tour, which will take you through the city's magnificent palaces and regal past. These knowledgeable guided tours make your trip even more memorable by providing close-up looks at London's colorful past.

Our trips have a free cancellation policy that lets you cancel up to the night before departure for a full refund since we recognize how important flexibility is. Upon your initial hop-on, your ticket becomes active and is good for the duration you select, giving you unrestricted use of our services.

Our service is based on accessibility; all of our buses have a lower deck that can hold one wheelchair and one fold-away stroller. Families will enjoy a family-friendly experience as children under five ride free. We also provide you access to the Golden Tours City Guide App at no extra cost, which puts comprehensive bus timetables and navigation help right at your fingertips to help you with your exploration.

Our Arrival/Departure Bus tours serve as a link between London's vibrant present and its distinguished past, offering visitors more than simply an easy way to explore the city. We welcome you to discover the essence of London by fusing accessibility with a wealth of expertise, allowing you to personally see the exquisite fusion of historical grandeur and modern flare that characterizes this legendary city.


The Classic Tour (Blue Route):
First Bus: 09:20am, Last Bus: 06:30pm 
Frequency: Every 20 Minutes
Full Loop: Approx. 120 minutes
First Stop: London Eye, Belvedere Road, Tourist Bus Stop, (BP3788)
The Essential Tour (Red Route):
First Bus: 09:00am, Last Bus: 04:20pm
Frequency: Every 20 Minutes
Full Loop: Approx. 180 minutes
First Stop: Victoria, Buckinghum Palace Road, Stop 8 (BP4471) 
The Museum Tour (Orange Route):
First Bus: 09:30am, Last Bus: 05:10pm
Frequency: Every 20 Minutes
Full Loop: Approx. 50 minutes
First Stop: Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, Opposite Hard Rock Cafe, Tour Bus Stand (BP4661) 
Boat Ride (Operated by City Cruises)
Operating Hours: 10:00am to 06:00pm
Duration : 30 minutes approx.
Frequency: Boats leave every 30 minutes from:
Meeting Location: Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH || Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT


  • 1 Day, 24/ 48/ 72-Hour London Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
  • Complimentary 24 Hours Ticket with a purchase of 24hrs, 48hrs or 72 hrs ticket (valid from 10Jul to 31 Aug 2024)!
  • Valid for All Routes
  • Audio Guides in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic
  • Live English Guide available on the Blue Route
  • Complimentary Thames River Boat Tour (One Way) - with 48 and 72 hours
  • Free Walking Tour (Jack The Ripper Walking Tour and/or the Coronation Walking Tour)
  • Free Wi-Fi On-Board


  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the bus at any stop and voucher can be exchanged directly with the driver on board. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted Golden Tours Hop on Hop Off/London Tour Bus.
Mobile vouchers accepted on board.
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.
We recommend, please do the online check-in https://www.gttickets.com/en/london/online-check-in
The tickets are only valid on the travel date selected date at the time of booking.

Know Before You Go

Voucher: Mobile and paper vouchers are both accepted at all stops. (We recommend to bring a printed copy)
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes. Each bus has space for one fold-away pushchair and a wheelchair on the lower deck.
On board Wi-Fi: Yes (Please ask bus staff for password)
Ticket Duration: Duration valid from when you first hop-on the bus. Unlimited usage within your chosen timeframe. Does not include London by Night tour. 
River cruise to be used between Westminster and Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa. 
**River cruise is not applicable with the 1 day or 24 hours without cruise Hop-on Hop-off bus ticket options. You can use your river cruise on any date within 7 days of the start of your hop-on hop-off bus experience.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, cruise ship arrivals and unforeseen circumstances, 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!
Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
Start Time: 3:30pm (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Duration: 1hour and 30 minutes 
Meeting Point: Exit Tower Hill Station, London and wait at the Ice Cream Refreshments stand next to the station exit
Ending Point: Near Liverpool Street Underground Station
Royal Walking Tour
Start time: 10am (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Duration: 2 Hours
Meeting Point: Tourist Bus Stop outside The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Gate, SW1A 1AA (Nearest underground station: Victoria and Green Park)
Ending Point: Westminster Abbey (Nearest underground station: Westminster Station)
Sunday 21st July – Rathayatra Procession and Rally:
On Sunday 21 July, up to 3,500 members of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness will form up in South Carriage Drive from 11:00 and are expected to depart at 12:00 from Hyde Park via South Carriage Drive pulling a large chariot. They will then proceed via Park Lane (Northbound), Achilles Way, Park Lane (Southbound), Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Coventry Street, Haymarket, and Pall Mall East to enter Trafalgar Square where they will hold a cultural and religious festival. This is a very slow-moving march and usually takes up to three hours to get to Trafalgar Square
Please see below Stops for the diversions, delays & disruptions:-
Red Route will be on diversion, below stops on the route will not be served.
Stops: 54, 55 will not be served.
Blue route will be on diversion, below stops on the route will not be served.
Stops: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 will not be served. 
Orange Route will be on diversion, below stops on the route will not be served.
Stops: 84, 85, 86, 87, 20, 21 will not be served. 

Cancellation Policy

  • You must cancel your booking at least 24 hours before the start time of the activity/experience to get a complete refund.
  • If you cancel your booking less than 24 hours before the start time of the activity/experience, you will not be reimbursed.
  • Any modifications made less than 24 hours before the start time of the activity/experience will not be allowed.
  • The cut-off times are determined by the activity/experience's local start time.
  • This activity/experience is weather dependent. If it is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will be given an alternate date or a full refund.

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