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Liverpool: City and Beatles Open Top Bus Tour

Liverpool: City and Beatles Open Top Bus Tour

From US$ 21.97 per person

Hop on board and journey through the history of the Beatles and the city of Liverpool. Stop at Penny Lane and Strawberry Field for photos. Then take a relaxing drive through the leafy suburbs.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Take your photo with the famous Penny Lane sign and at Strawberry Field
  • Visit the childhood homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Drive alongside the beautiful banks of the River Mersey
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Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Hop aboard the open-top bus tour of Liverpool and The Beatles. You will hear about the social history of the city and where the Beatles were born and raised, stayed, and played. See all the city’s historic sights, including the Unesco World Heritage waterfront and the 2 magnificent Cathedrals, before being whisked off to the leafy suburbs of south Liverpool, home of the Fab Four. You will make 2 stops. The first at Penny Lane and the second at Strawberry Field, where you can leave the bus for a priceless photo opportunity. Then you'll go to the childhood homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, before traveling back towards the city where you will hear all about the great River Mersey. Once you have completed the City and Beatles tour, use your ticket to join the hop-on hop-off city tour. With a pre-recorded commentary you'll be taken through the historical landmarks and attractions including The Royal Albert Dock, our iconic UNESCO waterfront, the world-famous Cavern Club, the World Museum, both of the magnificent Cathedrals, The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, China Town, and much more.  You will also have exclusive offers throughout the city, including a free glass of bubbly at the Philharmonic Dining Rooms.
  • City and Beatles Bus Tour
  • Exclusive offers throughout the city, including a free glass of bubbly at the • • Philharmonic Dining Rooms
  • Entrance tickets to visitor attractions
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Board both the City & Beatles Tour and the hop-on hop-off tour at Gower Street on the Royal Albert Dock. Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts, as seats are not reserved.

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Know before you go

  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 'hop-on hop-off' element of the city tour is not available and you will only be able to join the tour once from Royal Albert Dock
  • The City and Beatles Tour last approximately 90 minutes
  • The hop-on hop-off bus tour takes 50 minutes to complete the full route
  • The roof might not be accessible during bad weather conditions
  • Opening hours are subject to change
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based on 1115 reviews

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Was booked for the 12.30 but it was full so we was asked if we wouldn't mind going on the 2.30 and we was given vip seats ....omg this was amazing the tour guide had us in stitches from start to finish they had everyone singing and he's jokes was funny (don't tell him that tho lol ). From start to finish was great we wave to a little boy at home and we ended the ride singing hey jude which I've recorded so I can tell my grandson jude we sang for him lol .100*and would recommend this while in liverpool well done guys

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October 18, 2021

Me and my two children really enjoyed the bus trip round the city and beatles tour. The tour guide was so enthusiastic funny and engaging, you could tell he had so much love for his city and the history of the beatles also, my children are 12 and 8 and absolutely loved it, it took us to parts of Liverpool I probably wouldn't of visited alone but so glad we got the opportunity to go was brilliant!

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October 12, 2021

I laughed a lot while listening to many stories about Liverpool and the beatles. We visited iconic places and, also, less well known but super intersting landmarks of the Beatles' trajectory. Tony and Smoggy (guide and driver) were not only fun but also very keen to help or take pictures for us. They are great entertainers and very nice to be around. I had an amazing time, honestly

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October 11, 2021

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