City Sightseeing London Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour: Explore Rich Historical and Cultural Sites
487 Ratings
Experience the best of London's rich history and culture on our Hop-on Hop-off Bus tour. Visit iconic sites like Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London at your leisure. Book now!
Duration: 4 hours, 5 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
What's Included
  • Vouchers are valid for 12 months
  • Green Route now available as a shuttle service
  • 24-Hour Ticket: 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour, River Cruise & Self-Guided Royal London Tour
  • 1-Day (Today) Ticket includes 1-day hop-on hop-off bus tour and Self-Guided Royal London Tour
  • 48-Hour Ticket: 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour, River Cruise & 5 Self-Guided London Walking Tours
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information

Our Hop-on Hop-off Bus tour, City Sightseeing London, presents an incredible opportunity to delve into the rich history and culture of England’s capital. Discover magnificent landmarks like the Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London at your own pace.

We’ve carefully chosen prime tour stops to ensure you experience all the wonders of London within arm’s reach. From The Shard, Big Ben to Oxford Street, we have the best of London covered. Opt for our 24 or 48HR ticket, and enjoy a complimentary river cruise to view London from a unique perspective (not included in the Today Ticket). We even host a free self-guided London podcast walking tour.

  • River Cruise (included in the 24-Hour and 48-Hour Tickets): One-way cruise between Westminster Pier to Tower Pier. You can start the Cruise from either pier. You will be given your Cruise ticket when you redeem your voucher on the bus. River Cruise is not included in the 1-Day Today Ticket.
  • Vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date selected at check-out
  • Red Route - first tour at 8.30am, last full tour at 4.00pm, frequency is every 10 minutes. 4pm to 5:20pm every 20 minutes. Full tour duration - 150 minutes
  • Green Route Shuttle Service - First departure from Stop Waterloo Road at 9:05am, last departure at 5:05pm. First departure from Stop Pancras Road at 9:05am, last departure at 5:35pm. First departure from Stop Southampton Row (City Sightseeing Shop) at 9am, last departure at 6pm. The buses run every 30 minutes
  • Blue Route - first tour at 8:30am, last full tour at 6:30pm from Stop 1 Marble Arch, Park Lane. Duration - 60 minutes. Frequency is every 20 minutes
  • Customers can start their tour at any of the stops along the routes. Stop 1 on the Red Route and Green Shuttle Service is Belvedere Road
  • Stop 4 Bank and Stop 10 Horseferry Road are closed until further notice
  • Stop 11 Buckingham Palace is closed every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11am - 12pm due to the Changing of the Guards
  • The Blue Route features a Kid’s Commentary
  • Please note, this tour will be suspended on Sunday 21st April due to extensive road closures caused by the London Marathon. All bookings for this date will be accepted on Monday 22nd April
  • Please note, Stop 14 Grosvenor Gardens will be out of service until further notice
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(487 Ratings)
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Mar 22, 2024
Thank you and congratulations for the service - Maicon was amazing ! He really took care of us when we were totally lost ! He was nice that he speak Spanish. Because my mother didn’t speak English at all and she several questions
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Mar 19, 2024
Amazing Tour - Absolutely amazing experience! Only had a day & we were able to see everything we wanted. Drivers were friendly and helpful. Easy to book. Definitely recommend!
Review provided by Viator
Mar 19, 2024
Great experience - After flying all night and then checking into hotel and sleeping - we thought we missed the first of our 48hour ticket. Thankfully, when we did board the next day we were pleasantly surprised to find that the 48 hours start after you first board! So we didn’t waste our money. After walking all morning, it was great to ride on the bus and see the sights. I like the audio that accompanied it telling of the different things.
Review provided by Viator
Mar 19, 2024
Great tour to see city - Great way to see London. Buses come regularly (every 10 minutes). App allows real time view. Only complaint hours were not listed and blue tour ends early and it’s not real clear how to do the boat tour. However, You just go to pier and go to company (which is at end of them) and give your booking info.
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Mar 17, 2024
Tour bus - Ayub had a perfect customer service he was polite helpful really looked after us I really enjoyed the tour going to do it again
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Mar 5, 2024
Satisfied customer from Canada - Amazing time. Agent Alberto is the best! We get to see London by using the bus! Will do it again. From Canadian family. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🥰
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Mar 4, 2024
Alberto - Alberto helped us find our way back to our hotel And called the bus line to see when the Green line was coming He was wonderful!!!
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Mar 14, 2024
Catastrophic for my family - Horrible. I had rented a car to drive due to one of my children's disabilities. There was no public parking anywhere I had researched, so we missed out on everything since I couldn't park the car anywhere.
Review provided by Viator
Mar 11, 2024
Scary times - The driver of 19762 operated the vehicle recklessly, narrowly avoiding a collision with another bus in Trafalgar Square. I’m deeply disappointed by the quality of service. It’s concerning to think this might be representative of all the drivers. I’m hesitant about booking another tour with this company.
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Mar 10, 2024
Not happy. - I feel like they were stealing my money. They cancelled the blue route on Saturday. Very difficult to find a route. Viator failed as well. Very disappointed.
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up to 15 guests
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April 2024