Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour 48hr Ticket + FREE Extra 24hrs

Activity code: HH2

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Duration 48 Hours
Departure Points Over 70 stops on 4 different routes

Highlights

  • Hop-on hop-off tour bus for 48 hours with complimentary 24 hours
  • Choose from 70 conveniently located stops and 4 different routes
  • See the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace & more
  • Discover the rich history of the capital with onboard audio commentary
  • Walk the streets of the capital with your free London walking tour
  • Step aboard a sightseeing cruise through the heart of the River Thames
  • Audio Guides on the bus in: 

Description

Hop on Hop off Bus Tour
See our favourite city at your leisure! This 48 hour hop on hop off bus tour gives you the freedom to experience London and do what you want, when you want to.

This 48 hour ticket can be used to hop on and off a Golden Tours bus at any one of our 70 stops across London. The popular route covers many of the capital’s most famous landmarks – see where it takes you!

You could check out St Paul’s Cathedral and the formidable Tower of London before disembarking to explore riverside attractions – just head to a Golden Tours stop when you’re ready to get back on the bus! Or see famous monument Marble Arch from the comfort of your seat and get off at a nearby stop for a stroll through idyllic Hyde Park. The choice is yours!

The Routes

The Pick Up/Drop Off Route (Yellow route): Operating in the morning, this route travels from the popular hotel districts to central London.

The Essential Tour (Blue route): Covering all the main Central London sights, this route also includes a live English speaking guide! See Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral and so much more, as your live guide informs and entertains every step of the way.

The Classic Tour
 (Red route): This route passes many iconic sights including The Tower of London, The London Eye and Tower Bridge as well as London’s museum district.

The Grand Tour
 (Orange route): This route passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as Hyde Park and Regents Park, two of the prettiest. 


For a limited time only you can enjoy an extra 24 hours for free on our hop-on hop-off bus – don’t miss out!

Free Hop-on Hop-off Treasure Hunt App

Download our exciting 3D hop-on hop-off treasure hunt gaming app for free from the Google Play Store or the App Store for an adventure through London like no other! Help the Queen find the missing Crown Jewels and save the British monarchy by completing British trivia and bonus rounds.

With the purchase of a 48 Hour Hop on Hop off Bus tour, you will also enjoy a FREE Walking Tour and River Thames Boat Ride!

Free Walking Tour
Exploring London on foot is one of the best ways to see the city up close! Discover the Royal Family’s favourite places to escape in the capital or observe where The Beatles worked and played.

Choose from the following Walking Tours:
  • The Royal Walking Tour including the Changing of the Guards
  • The Beatles London Walking Tour

Free 24hr River Thames Hop-on Hop-off Boat Ride
Enjoy an enthralling sightseeing cruise along the heart of London’s River Thames with this hop-on hop-off boat ride. Departing from Westminster and taking you to St Katharine’s Pier, you’ll get to 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 and audio guides available via your Smartphone in Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German and Italian. Tickets are valid for 24 hours (unlimited usage within this time) so you can see the best of London at your own leisure!

Click here to see the route map and full timetable.
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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour


  • 48 hour hop-on hop-off ticket with a complimentary extra 24 hours
  • Free Wi-Fi on all Open Top buses
  • Free Walking Tours
  • Free 3D treasure hunt app on-board to earn extra special promotions and discounts
  • Free River Thames boat ride valid for 24 hours*

What's Excluded


  • Entrances to attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink, unless specified
Please Note
  • To see our social distancing and health and safety policy, click here
  • Your 24 hours and your free extra 24 hours are valid from the moment you get on your first bus
  • The free extra 24 hours is valid for travel on or before 31 March 2021. 
  • Valid for 24 hours from when you first hop-on the boat
  • Unlimited usage within the 24 hours
  • Only to be used between Westminster Pier and St Katharine’s Pier
  • Walking tours will only be available in English
Schedule
Daily

Departure point:  You can join the tour from any of our 70 stops. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted Golden Tours Hop on Hop Off/London Tour Bus.

Buses Depart Every 5-10 mins from Main Tourist Points and Every 15-20 mins from elsewhere

Hop-on Hop-off bus timetable from 7th December 2019

Click here to view the latest service information

Free Hop-on Hop-off Boat Ride

These cruises are operated by Circular Cruise Westminster.

The first boat departs from Westminster Pier at 11am – to view the full timetable including last departure times click here

Boats leave every 30 minutes from:

  • Westminster Pier (Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH)
  • Embankment Pier (Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WS2N 6NU)
  • Festival Pier (Festival Pier, South Bank, London SE1 9PX)
  • Bankside Pier (Bankside Pier, Bankside, London SE1 9DT)
  • St Katharine’s Pier - for Tower of London - (St Katharine’s Pier, St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1LD)

Cruise rides last 30 minutes.


Choose between one of the below FREE walking tours.


The Royal Walking Tour:

Available until April 2021

Days of Operation: Mon, Wed, Fri and Sunday

Available until May 2021

Days of Operation: Daily

Departure Point: GTVC - Leicester Square - 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP
Nearest Underground Station: Leicester Square Station

Return Point: Westminster Abbey
Nearest Underground Station: Westminster Station

Start: 10:00am
Finish: 12:00pm

The Beatles London Walking Tour:

Available until April 2021

Days of Operation: Mon, Wed, Fri and Sunday

Available until May 2021

Days of Operation: Daily

Start: 1:00pm
Finish: 3:00pm

Departure point: GTVC - Leicester Square - 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP
Nearest Underground Station: Leicester Square
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