See the capital's top attractions with London's Original Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour. Stop by Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Harrods, and the River Thames. Get free walking tours with your ticket and a Thames River Cruise Pass too!
What to Expect
Winter promotion – get an extra day for free! Irrespective of the time you board the bus on day 1 your ticket is valid until end of service on day 2. Travel early on your first day to maximize the benefit from your ticket. Take advantage of 48 hours for the price of 24 until 29 February 2016!
Get your camera at the ready as you hop on and hop off at the capital’s most popular attractions! From the first time you hop on you’ll have a whole 24 hours to explore London’s top sights, helping you to get to know the city at your own pace. With 3 routes to choose from and 80 stops to check out, you’ll feel like a local in no time.
Tour the city aboard a classic open-top double-decker bus and get up close and personal with all the major sights and monuments. From grand architecture to the royal residence, and pageantry to Piccadilly Circus, see the sights with comfort and ease on this convenient hop-on hop-off tour. Tune in to the multi-language commentaries to discover the history behind each attraction, or simply listen to your live guide who will help bring London’s past to life in front of your eyes.
Hop off and devise your own itinerary, or join one of the 3 free walking tours included in your ticket. Experience the pomp and fanfare during the must-see Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, check out where the Beatles and Rolling Stones used to play on the Rock 'n' Roll Walk, or hear the ghastly tales of London's most notorious murderer during the Jack the Ripper Walk.
If you tire of the road, why not head down to the river? Enjoy a complimentary Thames River Cruise Pass alongside your hop-on hop-off tour – ideal for checking out the Big Smoke from a whole new angle! The hop-on hop-off river cruise pass is valid for 24 hours from the minute you start using your bus ticket.
Original London Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off Bus Route:
Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard
10 Downing Street
Statue of Eros
St. James's Park
Horse Guards' Parade
The National Gallery
Big Ben and Parliament
Tower of London
St. James's Palace
The London Eye
St. Paul's Cathedral
Bank of England Museum
Westminster Pier Monument
- 24-hour hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour (1)
- 24-hour river cruise pass (2)
- 3 bus routes:
- The Original Tour: Yellow Route
- The City Sightseeing Tour: Red Route
- The Museum Tour: Blue Route
- 3 walking tours:
- Changing of the Guard Walk
- Rock 'n' Roll Walk
- Jack the Ripper Walk
- Kids' club and activity pack
- 1) Valid for 48 hours until 29 February 2016
- 2) Extended route to Greenwich until 29 February 2016
What's Not Included
- Admission to London attractions
You can board the bus at any of stops along the route, but it strongly advised that you to go to one of the following main departure points, where staff are available from 09:00 to 17:00 each day:
Trafalgar Square, Original London Visitor Centre, 17-19 Cockspur Street; Whitcomb Street - between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square; Grosvenor Gardens - near Victoria Train Station; Haymarket - outside Tiger Tiger Bar on Haymarket No. 29; Marble Arch on Park Lane, next to Speakers' Corner; Embankment Pier, beside River Thames and opposite tube station
What to Remember
Please note that there will be no service on 25 December.
Your ticket is valid for 24 hours from the time you first board a bus. For example, if you board your first bus at 15:00, you can use the ticket until 15:00 the following day.
Winter promotion: Until 29 February 2016 your 24-hour ticket will be automatically extended to 48 hours. Hop on and off as much as you like until the end of service on day 2 - the earlier you start on day 1 the greater the benefit!