Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour 24hr Open Dated Ticket

Activity code: HH1O

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Duration 24 Hours
Departure Point Over 70 stops on 4 different routes
Validity 3 months from booking date

Highlights

  • Open-dated ticket allows you to choose when you take your tour
  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off fun across London for 24 hours
  • Tickets valid for 24 hours
  • Have the ultimate London adventure on our panoramic open top bus tour
  • Soak in sights of Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral and many more
  • Hop-on and off at your own leisure with 4 routes and over 70 stops
  • Enjoy a free walking tour and free sightseeing Thames cruise
  • Live English Speaking Guide on the Essential Tour and audio guides available in: 

Description

Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour London
Explore the very best that London has to offer onboard our open top bus tour. There’s no better way to soak in the iconic sights of the capital’s most famous landmarks and locations than on the top deck of our buses and that’s not all. This flexible, open-dated ticket allows you to take the tour whenever you want to so we work around your schedule!

Sightseeing Tour
There’s no guessing why London is known as one of the most wonderful cities in the world. From the 17th century St Paul’s Cathedral to the formidable Tower of London, London is bursting at the seams with history and beauty in equal measure and you’ll get to see it all. Get up close to the golden gates of Buckingham Palace, see the historic Westminster Abbey, pass the iconic London Eye, view the tremendous Shard skyscraper and many more.

Audio Commentary Onboard Our London Bus Tours
As you’re driven through the heart of London, past the illuminations of Piccadilly Circus, through the hustle and bustle of the city’s thriving West End, through the famous Trafalgar Square and many more of these must-see locations, you’ll get to uncover London’s rich and fascinating history. With onboard audio guides telling you the city’s past, you’ll get to have your own time travelling adventure of your own. If you’re on the Essential Route, you’ll be treated to a live English-speaking guide who will reveal the story and secrets behind each location.

Hop-on Hop-off as You Please
This open-dated bus ticket doesn’t just give you the freedom to choose when your open top tour is, you have the freedom to hop-on and off as many times as you wish for 24 hours. Take advantage of the 4 routes and 70 stops on offer and go explore London for yourself. Test out the Whispering Gallery in St Paul’s Cathedral, discover Poet’s Corner at Westminster Abbey, soak in the View from the Shard, take a selfie or two at Madame Tussauds, enjoy a flight on the London Eye or simply stay on our city tour for the best sightseeing experience in the capital!

With the purchase of a 24 hour Hop on Hop off bus tour, you will also enjoy a FREE Walking Tour and River Thames Boat Ride.

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. 

Click here to view route map

Please note that a reduced service is currently operating until 1st Jan 2021 

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 Walking Tour
There’s nothing quite like discovering London on foot, especially when you get to see all the very best of the city up close and personal. With this free walking tour, you can uncover the royal family’s favourite places or discover where the world-famous Beatles worked and played during their times at the top of the charts!


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 Sightseeing Boat Ride
Alongside your open top bus tour London, you can 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

  • Open-dated 24 hour hop on hop off bus ticket
  • Free Wi-Fi on all open top buses
  • Free walking tour
  • Free River Thames boat ride valid for 24 hours*
What's Excluded

  • Entrances to attractions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink, unless specified
Please Note:
  • Your 24 hours ticket valid from the moment you get on your first bus
  • Available for 3 months from booking time
  • *Free River Thames boat ride valid for 24 hours from when you first hop-on the boat with 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

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


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.

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

You can choose between one of the below FREE walking tours. 

The Royal Walking Tour (operates daily departing at 10AM from Golden Tours Visitor centre – Leicester Square)

Days of Operation: Mon, Wed, Fri and Sunday

Departure Point: Golden Tours Visitor Centre - 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 (operates daily departing at 1PM from Golden Tours Visitor centre – Leicester Square)

Days of Operation: Mon, Wed, Fri and Sunday
Start: 1:00pm

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