Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour & St Paul's Cathedral

Activity code: OT5

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  • Discover London’s most iconic landmarks and locations
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the top deck of our open top bus
  • Unlimited 1 day, 24 or 48 hour hop-on hop-off tour
  • See Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London & step inside St Paul’s Cathedral


Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Explore the very best of London with a Hop-on Hop-off open top bus tour. Hop-on or off as much as you like within your chosen timespan, valid from the first time you Hop-on a bus at any of our multiple stops across central London. Sit on the top deck and glide by Christopher Wren’s masterpiece St Pauls Cathedral, the Queen’s London home Buckingham Palace, the historic Tower of London, where Anne Boleyn met her fate. No need for a map as we drop you off on the door step of London’s best attractions, the best way to get the most out of London!

The Routes:
  • The Classic Tour (Blue route): Taking you to all the main Central London landmarks, passing Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and much more.
  • The Essential Tour (Red route): Explore the centre and North of London. Covering Hyde Park, Regents Park, London Zoo, Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as many of the Central ‘must-sees’.
  • The Museum Tour (Orange Route): Spend the day discovering London’s iconic museums such as the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and V&A Museum as well as the Royal Albert Hall, Harrods and Buckingham Palace.
  • The Morning and Evening Drop off Service (Yellow and Green routes): The morning and late afternoon drop-off services conveniently transport you from the hotel region of West London, into the centre. Making your day as effortless and enjoyable as possible. 

Route Map and Timetable

St Paul's Cathedral
Enjoy entrance to Christopher Wren’s masterpiece of architecture St Pauls Cathedral. Re-built after being engulfed by the Great Fire of London (1666), Wren’s design was completed in 1711 and has dominated the London skyline ever since. As well as marvelling at the exterior, visitors can step inside and walk under the famous dome, explore the tombs and galleries and the numerous beautiful chapels.   

River Thames Boat Ride*
Enjoy an enthralling sightseeing cruise along the heart of London’s River Thames with this one-way boat ride. Choose to depart from Westminster or Tower Millennium Pier and soak in panoramic views of the capital’s most iconic landmarks for a sightseeing experience like no other! Discover fascinating facts as you cruise with live commentary from the captain or audio guide.

River Cruise Route Map and Timetable

Free Walking Tours
Discover the history of London with a Jack The Ripper Walking Tour and/or the Coronation Walking Tour. Learn about King Charles’ Coronation and sites frequented by members of the royal family. Or why not travel back to Victorian London to uncover the morbid mystery surrounding Jack the Ripper and the locations of his murders and clues.

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Additional Information

What's Included:

  • Choose from a 1 day, 24 or 48 hour hop-on hop-off tour
  • River cruise valid with the 24 or 48 hour bus tickets
  • Admission to St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Audio guides available in 11 languages

What's Excluded:

  • Entrances to additional attractions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
Please Note:
  • Your bus tour ticket is valid from the moment you get on your first bus.
  • St Paul’s Cathedral offers complimentary entry for a visitor with a disability and an accompanying carer or necessary companion – these tickets should be requested on arrival.
  • The Whispering Gallery at St Paul's Cathedral is temporarily closed until further notice.
  • Board at Westminster Pier and disembark at either Tower Bridge Pier or Greenwich Pier or vice versa.
  • Audio guides in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic.