Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour

Activity code: HH1

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Duration 24, 48 or 72 hour ticket
Locations 70 stops
Start Time First full tour at 10am
E-Ticket Accepted


  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off fun across London for either 24, 48 or 72 hours
  • See some of London’s most iconic sights
  • See Buckingham Palace, Houses of Parliament, St. Pauls and many more
  • Discover London by foot with a complimentary walking tour
  • Take to the waters with your complimentary 24 hour river boat cruise


Hop on Hop off Bus Tour
See one of the best cities in the world at your leisure! This tour on a famous hop-on hop-off bus, gives you the freedom to explore London at your own pace.

Use this ticket to travel around London on a Golden Tours bus, hopping on or off at any of our 70 stops across the city.

Check out the incredible Tower of London or see the famous Marble Arch monument from the comfort of your seat and get off at a nearby stop for a stroll through the idyllic Hyde Park.

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 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.

Click here to view route map

Choose the duration of your tour, whether you want 24, 48 or 72 hours, pick a ticket duration that suits you. 

Complimentary Walking Tour
Enjoy exploring London on foot as well as wheels and water. Choose from The Royal Walking Tour Including The Changing of The Guard or The Beatles London Walking Tour.

Complimentary River Tour – valid for 24 hours
Enjoy an exciting sightseeing cruise along the River Thames. Departing from Westminster Pier near The Houses of Parliament and taking you to St Katherine’s Pier near The Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Take in iconic sights and discover interesting facts with a live commentary from the captain and audio guides available via your Smartphone in Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German and Italian.

Tickets are valid for either 24, 48 or 72 hours with unlimited usage within this time see full time table
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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour

  • Hop-on hop-off bus ticket 
  • Choose either a 24, 48 or 72 hour ticket
  • Complimentary walking tour
  • Complimentary river boat tour

What's Excluded in the tour

  • Entrances to attractions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink, unless specified
Please Note:
  • To see our social distancing and health and safety policy, click here
  • Duration valid from when you first hop-on
  • Unlimited usage within this time.
  • Boat ticket to be used between Westminster Pier and St Katharine’s Pier
  • Walking tours will only be available in English.
  • Audio Guides in


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

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 from 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 from 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