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

From £33.15


  • Choice of 24 or 48-hour bus pass for tour around London.
  • Travel on London's famous bright red open-topped buses.
  • Free Thames river sightseeing cruise all the way to Greenwich.
  • Immerse yourself with three complimentary walking tours.
  • Commentary available in 11 languages.

Immerse yourself in London with the Original London bus tour

The hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour is one of London’s oldest tourist experiences, dating back to as early as the 1900s. Step aboard a vintage red bus and embark on a journey that covers all the city has to offer. The tour has provided thousands of curious visitors with the true essence of London for years. Take the original London bus tour to discover all the great sights of England’s capital.

London is the largest city in the United Kingdom and one of the most toured cities in the world, attracting millions of visitors every year. One of the biggest reasons attracting such a massive number of travellers is London’s rich reserve of famous monuments and landmarks. Visit some of the world’s most popular attractions with the hop-on hop-off bus pass during your time in the city. Choose between the 24 or 48-hour pass to travel around London with ease.

Travel aboard an iconic open-topped London bus

The bright red open-topped buses offer a unique touring experience during the London bus tour. You can enjoy panoramic views without any obstruction. Simply take your seat, get comfortable and see the various attractions spread across the city. Commentary is available in eleven languages – English, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Russian, Italian, German, as well as Arabic and Mandarin. The explanations are in-depth, so you can be sure to acquire every fascinating detail about each attraction you pass.

London Bus Tour - The Houses of Parliament and the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben)
The Houses of Parliament and the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben)

Tour 80 locations around the city

Yes, it’s true! With over eighty stops located throughout the capital, the tour is vast! Some of the sites include the Tower of London, Kew Gardens, Westminster Abbey, the Palace of Westminster, St Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and The Shard. By using the hop-on hop-off facility, you can stop at any of these landmarks and explore them at your own pace.

London Bus Tour - Touring the city on the Original London Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour
Touring the city on the Original London Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Your pass also includes something special; access to the River Thames sightseeing cruise, providing a rare view of central London from the water. If you opt for the 48-hour pass, it will take you up to the historic Greenwich. The best part about cruising through River Thames is the get-away from the typical touring routes.

Hold on, there’s more! Your pass also includes three popular walking tour experiences – the Jack the Ripper Walking Tour, the Rock n Roll London Tour, and the Changing of the Guard Walking Tour. The tours are set at different times of the day, allowing you to complete all of them in 24 hours.

The hop-on hop-off London bus tour is an entertaining and educational experience for all age groups. You can see a wide range of contemporary and historical monuments and enjoy the ride at the same time. So, grab your bus tour passes and head out with your friends and family to explore London today.


  • Three Complimentary Walking Tours.
  • Pass for Thames River Cruise.
  • Commentary available in 11 languages.
  • Exclusive Kids' Club with children's commentary.


  • Admission to attractions or museums


  • Bus Times

    Blue Line – Every 15 to 30 minutes from 8:15 AM (Nov – March) and every 15 to 20 minutes from 8:15 AM (April – Oct)

    Yellow Line – Every 15 to 30 minutes from 8:30 AM (Nov – March) and every 15 to 20 minutes from 8:30 AM (April – Oct)

  • Boarding the Tour

    You may board the bus at any stop within all routes. Present a printout of your ticket voucher to the driver to redeem your bus pass.

  • Getting your tickets

    You will receive an e-voucher via email upon booking. Bring a printout of your voucher and present it to the driver on the bus.

    Your e-voucher is valid for one year from the date of purchase. The day on which you exchange your voucher counts as the first day of your pass. Please note: A 1-day pass does not mean 24-hours. For example, if you redeem your voucher at noon, your service will end at the end of that day’s service, not at noon the next day.

  • Cancellation Policy

    These tickets cannot be cancelled, amended or refunded.

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