1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Nevsky Prospekt

St. Petersburg: Hop-on Hop-off Bus and Boat Tour

Product ID: 54045
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See the very best of St Petersburg with a 48 or 72-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour. If you opt for a ticket that includes a boat tour, you'll get see the city from the water too.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Valid 1 - 3 days
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Spanish, Chinese, English, German, Russian
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Turkish, Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian

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  • Enjoy an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour of St Petersburg for 48 or 72-hours
  • Explore the magnificent Saint Isaac's Cathedral
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the open-top deck
  • Discover the impressive Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Admire the palaces, department stores, and art nouveau bookshops of Nevsky Prospekt
Full description
Climb aboard a double-decker sightseeing bus for a tour of Russia's former imperial capital, with a flexible hop-on-hop-off bus pass for 48 or 72-hours, or a bus and boat tour combination. You can also opt for the boat tour on its own if you want to see some of the historic sights from the relaxing and unique perspective of the water.

The bus tour features more than 20 stops across 2 routes and gives you the chance to explore the city at your own pace. You'll get to see monuments such as the gold-domed St Isaac’s Cathedral.

Discover the wonderful architecture St Petersburg has to offer, whilst listening to the onboard tour commentary that will give you a fascinating insight into the past of these sites.

Experience 360-degree views of the Summer Garden and Kazan Cathedral from the open-top deck. Or sit back and enjoy a full loop of the route, this tour enables you to design your own schedule.

Red Route:

Stop 1 - St Isaac's Cathedral
Stop 2 - The Admiralty
Stop 3 - Nevsky Prospect
Stop 4 - Kazan Cathedral
Stop 5 - Grand Guest Yard
Stop 6 - Anichkov Palace
Stop 7 - Vladimirsky Prospect
Stop 8 - Vosstaniya Square
Stop 9 - Liteiny Prospect
Stop 10 - Eliseyev Brothers' Emporium
Stop 11 - Arts Square
Stop 12 - Grand Ciniselli Circus
Stop 13 - Summer Garden
Stop 14 - Hermitage
Stop 15 - Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood
Stop 16 - Palace Embankment
Stop 17 - Admiral Embankment

Green Route:

Stop 1 - Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Stop 2 - The Sphinxes
Stop 3 - The Kunstkamera
Stop 4 - Spit of Vasilievsky Island
Stop 5 - Peter & Paul Fortress
Stop 6 - The Cruiser Aurora
Stop 7 - Palace Embankment
Stop 8 - Admiral Embankment

Boat Tour:

Choose 1 of 4 boat tours:

Tour 1: Canal Cruise
Tour 2: Golden Triangle
Tour 3: Gala St Petersburg & Gulf of Finland Inlet
Tour 4: Northern Isles of Neva Delta & Gulf of Finland Inlet
  • Hop-on Hop-off bus ticket includes a 48 or 72-hour bus pass
  • Boat ticket includes a choice of 1 of 4 boat tours
  • Hop-on Hop-off bus and boat ticket includes a 48 or 72-hour bus pass, and 1 of 4 boat tours
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets for the attractions

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Meeting point
Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• There are 18 stops along the Red Route and 7 along the Green, which can be taken as a single loop (without getting off) in 90 minutes; buses run every 30 minutes
• May–September: first tour 9 AM, last tour 7 PM, no departures from 2 PM to 3 PM
• October–April: first tour 10 AM, last tour 5:30 PM, no departures from 1 PM to 2 PM
• Red Route commentary in Russian, English, French, German, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Turkish, Japanese, Korean
• If you purchase the combo ticket, redeem your voucher on the bus first, prior to visiting the boat
• The Green Route is suspended until further notice
• With your voucher, enjoy flexible access for up to 12 months from the travel date you select at check-out
• Canal tour provides commentary in Russian only. The other boat tours offer Russian, English, Chinese, German and Spanish, however due to restrictions following COVID-19, the audio commentaries are currently unavailable

From US$ 20.54 per person

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Product ID: 54045