Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour - 24hr Ticket & The London Dungeon

Activity code: OT14

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Highlights

  • Soak in panoramic sights of London on our open top bus tour
  • Unlimited 24 hours hop-on hop-off tour
  • See the famous London landmarks 
  • Experience Sweeney Todd at the terrifying London Dungeon
  • Sightsee from a different perspective with a free River Thames cruise
  • Bus Audio Guides in 11 languages

Description

Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
See London’s most beautiful landmarks and locations from the top deck of an open top bus tour through the heart of the capital. Dropping you to all your favourite and most-anticipated places including the historic Buckingham Palace, the tremendous St Paul’s Cathedral, the sparkling Shard, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey and many more. With 24 hours to hop-on and off as you please, you’ll get to explore the best of the capital without the stresses of the London underground! Throughout your onboard adventure, you’ll get to enjoy audio commentary giving you fascinating insight into London’s rich history at each location. It’s the perfect way to do city sightseeing without a big budget.

The Routes:
  • The Classic Tour (Red route): Covers all the main Central London sights and visits London’s Museum Quarter.
  • The Essential Tour (Orange route): Passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as Hyde Park and Regents Park, two of the prettiest parks in London. Operating again from 11th Feb 2022. 
  • The Pick Up/Drop Off Route (Yellow and Green routes): Operating in the morning and late afternoon, this route travels from the popular hotel districts to Central London. 

Route Map and Timetable

The London Dungeon
Test your nerves at one of London’s most famous (and terrifying) attractions – the London Dungeon. Venture deep into the depths of the Dungeon and hear the torturous end that Guy Fawkes came to, the sights, sounds and smells of the Great Fire of London, visit the Demon Barber of Fleet Street’s Barber Shop (beware of Sweeney Todd!) and have your wits about you as you follow in the footsteps of the notorious Jack the Ripper. With plenty of shows, sets, special effects and rides bringing your immersive experience to life, you won’t be forgetting your visit to the London Dungeon any time soon!

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!
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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour


  • 24 hour hop-on hop-off ticket
  • Free River Thames boat ride valid for 24 hours*
  • Admission to The London Dungeon

What's Excluded in the tour


  • Entrances to other attractions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
Please Note:
  • Cancellation policy. A full refund can only be given if tickets are cancelled at least 72 hours prior to your entry time and date.
  • Your 24 hours are valid from the moment you get on your first bus
  • Bus Audio Guides available in 11 languages
  • The Dungeon is not recommended for those of nervous disposition or very young children
  • This ticket is for 'Priority Access' admission. There may be a queue at the 'Priority Access' entrance during busy periods
  • Children up to 15 years of age will not be permitted to enter the attraction unless accompanied by an adult
  • Please note that the busiest period at the London Dungeon is between 11am and 3pm, so it is advisable to visit at a different time
  • *Free River Thames Hop-on-Hop-off valid for 24 hours from when you first hop-on the boat with unlimited usage within the 24 hours and only to be used between Westminster Pier and St Katharine’s Pier.
Schedule

Live Guides;
English speaking live guides operate on many of our open top buses. To guarantee travelling with a live guide for a complete loop, please board the bus at stop 77, London Eye, Belvedere Road, SE1 7GH on the hour.

Bus Frequencies;

3rd January to 9th January 2022:
Daily: Red Route - every 30-mins. No Orange Route

Live Guide: Every hour from Stop 77.

10th January to 11th February 2022:
No Service 

Departure points:
You can join the tour from any of our multiple stops. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted with the words Golden Tours sitting below the Transport for London bus stop logo. Each bus stop will also display its stop number. Bus stop numbers can be found in the timetable link; 

Known events or delays that may impact the service;
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Free Hop-on Hop-off Boat Ride operated by Thames River Sightseeing.

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 Timetable; 

Westminster Pier to Tower Bridge Quay and Greenwich Pier 11:00, 11:40, 12:20, 13:00, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00, 15:40, 16:20 & 17:00
Embankment Pier to Tower Bridge Quay and Greenwich Pier 11:05, 11:45, 12:25, 13:05, 13:45, 14:25, 15:05, 15:45, 16:25* & 17:05*
Festival Pier to Tower Bridge Quay and Greenwich Pier 11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 13:10, 13:50, 14:30, 15:10, 15:50, 16:30* & 17:10*
Bankside Pier to Tower Bridge Quay and Greenwich Pier 11:25, 12:05, 12:45, 13:25, 14:05, 14:45, 15:25 16:05 16:45* 17:25*
Tower Bridge Quay to Greenwich Pier 11:40, 12:20, 13:00, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00, 15:40 16:20
Tower Bridge Quay to Westminster Pier 12:40, 13:20, 14:00 14:40, 15:20 16:00 16:40 17:20
Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay and Westminster Pier 12:10 12:50 13:30 14:10 14:50 15:30 16:10** 16:50**

*These departures are only from Westminster to Tower Bridge Quay returning to Westminster (no Greenwich service)
**(One-Way) – These departures are one-way only without return service to Greenwich

The boat cruise is approx. 30 minutes in duration. 


The London Dungeon Open: Daily

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sun : 10:00am to 5:00pm (last tour) 
Thursday: 11:00am to 5:00pm (last tour) 
Saturday: 10:00am to 6:00pm (last tour)