Madrid City Tour (Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour)

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Take a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour on board an open-top double-decker bus

Discover historic and modern Madrid along 2 routes that hit up all the best spots

See the Royal Palace of Madrid, the offical home of the Spanish royal family while in Madrid

Visit the museums and stop to admire the art at Museo del Prado, Museo Reina Sofía, and more

Walk along the peaceful, tree-lined Paseo del Prado

Stroll along Plaza de Cibeles, a plaza boasting a famous fountain and neo-classical design

Choose from a 1-day or 2-day pass to see all the sights Madrid has to offer

See Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, the home of Real Madrid


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  • 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

    Duration: 1 day

    Starts at Meeting Point ( More details, Show on map)

    From US$ 24
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  • 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

    Duration: 2 days

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    From US$ 28
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  • 1-Day Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 Children of 7-15 years)

    Family tickets includes 2 adults and 2 Children of between 7 and 15 years.

    Duration: 1 day

    Starts at Meeting Point ( More details, Show on map)

    From US$ 60
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Hop on board this open-top double-decker bus for a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Madrid. On these 2 comprehensive routes you will see everything from historical sites like the Royal Palace to modern skyscrapers, with the option of a 1 or 2-day pass.


Take some time getting to know Madrid while riding through the city aboard an open-top double-decker bus. With one ticket, you will be able to hop on and off the bus all day along the route of your choice, or change to another, admiring the architectural and cultural magnificence of Madrid.

Commentary is available via a headphones audio system in 14 different languages (Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Catalonian, Euskera, and Galician).

Route 1
• Museo del Prado
• Puerta de Alcalá
• Barrio de Salamanca
• Plaza de Colón
• Plaza de Cibeles
• Gran Vía, 14
• Gran Vía, 30
• Gran Vía, 54
• Plaza de España
• Princesa esq. Alberto Aguilera
• Plaza de la Moncloa
• Teleférico
• Templo de Debod
• Puerta de San Vicente
• Puente de Segovia
• Puento de Toledo
• Teatro Real
• Palacio Real
• Puerta de Toledo
• San Francisco el Grande
• Catedral de la Almudena
• Plaza Mayor
• Puerta del Sol
• Círculo de Bellas Artes
• Museo Thyssen
• Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
• Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid

Route 2
• Plaza de Neptuno
• Plaza de Cibeles
• Plaza de Colón
• Museo de Esculturas
• Nuevos Ministerios
• Plaza de Cuzco
• Plaza de Castilla
• Paseo de la Castellana – Cuatro Torres
• Santiago Bernabéu
• Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
• Museo Lázaro Galdiano
• Serrano, 61
• Serrano, 66
• Oretega y Gasset
• Ventas Plaza de Toros
• Casón del Buen Retiro
• Atocha-Glorieta Emperador Carlos V
• Plaza de Neptuno
• Museo Arqueológico
• Puerta de Alcalá
• Puerta del Sol
• Plaza de las Cortes

High Season:
March to October

Low Season:
November to February

What's Included:

• Multilingual audio commentary
• Map of Madrid
• Discounts to Madrid shops and restaurants

What's Not Included:

• Gratuities
• Lunch
• Entrance fees

Good to Know:

Bus Frequency: 7-15 minutes, depending on the season
Tour Duration: 80 minutes for Route 1, 65 minutes for Route 2

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  • 5.0
    “plenty of spaces and good tour”

    Reviewed by rachel – catsfield, United Kingdom on August 19, 2015 we always try to to a hop on hop off tour when we arrive in a city and this was really useful, helping us to get our bearings well

  • 2.0
    “Madrid didn't worth it. go for Barcelona.”

    Reviewed by Hossein – Ludvika, Sweden on August 12, 2015 Madrid is not a good city to visit. Barcelona is recommended.
    map was not good, explanation was not good.
    I am comparing this with Barcelona city tour bus.

  • 3.0
    “Convenient, but too hot in the summer”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer – Helena, United States on July 3, 2015 It was very hot to sit on a bus in Madrid in the summer. We also had to wait 15-20 minutes for a bus more than once.

  • 2.0
    “not so worth it”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer – surrey, Canada on July 2, 2015 Had to wait 30-40mon for bus to arrive. Too crowded in bus. Stops are very difficult to find.

  • 5.0
    “Excellent way to see Madrid.”

    Reviewed by June – Milton Keynes, United Kingdom on June 21, 2015 Really enjoyed the informative guide on Madrid's famous places.

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  • “Super and easy”


    “Nice mix with metroticket...”

    Kim from Ulstrup, Denmark

  • “really easy and comfortable way to explore Madrid on your own terms”


    “you can spare yourself the trouble of going on any other bus tour or taking the subway”

    Markus from Wien, Austria

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