1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Buckingham Palace

The Original London Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Product ID: 655
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See the capital's top attractions with this 24, 48 or 72-hour pass. Stop by Buckingham Palace, Westminster, Piccadilly Circus, London Eye, Tower of London, the River Thames and much more. Get free walking tours and a Thames River Cruise Pass.
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Mobile ticketing
Duration 1 - 3 days
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Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian

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  • Hop on and off as much as you like and switch between 6 different bus routes
  • Explore the capital on any of the 3 entertaining walking tours that come free with your ticket
  • Cruise along the River Thames between Westminster and the Tower of London with your complimentary river cruise pass
  • Extend your ticket to include Greenwich with the 48 hour ticket option
Full description
From the first time you hop on you’ll have 24, 48 or 72 hours to explore London’s top sights, helping you to get to know the city at your own pace.

Tune in to the multi-language commentaries to discover the history behind each attraction, or simply listen to your live guide (yellow route only) who will help bring London’s past to life in front of your eyes.

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 the same period of time as your bus ticket. The 24-hour pass includes a free hop-on hop-off river cruise pass between Westminster/Big Ben and Tower of London Piers; with the 48-hour ticket option the river cruise pass includes extended route to Greenwich.

Main bus stops:
Piccadilly Circus
Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard
10 Downing Street
Southwark Cathedral
Statue of Eros
St. James's Park
Horse Guards' Parade
London Dungeon
The National Gallery
Westminster Abbey
St. Martin-in-the-Fields
HMS Belfast
Nelson's Column
Big Ben and Parliament
Covent Garden
Tower Bridge
Trafalgar Square
Lambeth Palace
Fleet Street
Tower of London
St. James's Palace
The London Eye
St. Paul's Cathedral
Shakespeare's Globe
Ritz Hotel
London Aquarium
Bank of England Museum
Tate Modern
Hyde Park
Westminster Pier
Speakers' Corner
Wellington Museum 
London Bridge  
  • 24, 48, or 72-hour ticket (depending on the option chosen)
  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off across the routes
  • River cruise pass
  • 3 walking tours (Changing of the Guard Walk, Rock 'n' Roll Walk, Jack the Ripper Walk)
  • Kids' club and activity pack
  • Free Wi-Fi on-board
  • Free route map download
What’s Not Included
  • Admission to London attractions

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Meeting point

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 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day: • Trafalgar Square, original London visitor center, 17-19 Cockspur Street. • Coventry Street, Piccadilly Circus - main departure point on the corner of Coventry Street and Whitcomb Street. • Grosvenor Gardens/ Victoria - depart from outside the Grosvenor hotel on Buckingham Palace Road. • Trafalgar Square - the stop is located opposite the original London visitor center at Stop 'Z', by the Sainsbury wing of the National Gallery. • Marble Arch - The stop is located on the speakers’ corner side of the Marble Arch junction. If arriving on the London Underground, take subway exit 3, turn right at street level and go over pedestrian crossing. You will find the bus stop on the right hand side. • Tower Hill - depart from the north side of the Tower of London.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Your ticket is valid for 24 , 48, or 72 hours from the time you first board a bus depending upon the ticket purchased. For example, if you board your first bus at 3:00 PM with a 24 hour ticket, you can use the ticket until 3:00 PM the following day
• This voucher is valid for 6 months after purchase

From US$ 50.82 per person

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Product ID: 655