Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour of Windsor

Activity code: OTW

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  • 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket to explore Windsor
  • See Windsor Castle, Eton college and Holy Trinity Church
  • Follow in the footsteps of Prince Harry and Megan Markle
  • Audio-guide and free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Add a River Cruise and entry to Windsor Castle 


Windsor is a world-famous town situated just west of London. Its origins date back over 1000 years, when William the Conqueror built Windsor Castle — the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world.

A 24-hour Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour will ensure that you see all of the must-see sites around the royal town. Take a stroll down the Long Walk on your way to visit the Castle. Test your knowledge at Eton College, famous for educating many UK Prime Ministers and members of the Royal family. Visit the Holy Trinity Church, Frogmore House and Gardens or relax with afternoon tea on one of the many cobbled streets.

The audio-guide onboard will tell you all of the famous facts and hidden secrets about Windsor, enhancing your visit to this historical English town. You can hop on and off at any of the 10 stops. 

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Windsor Castle
Overlooking the charming Windsor town, Windsor Castle was built in the 11th century by William the Conqueror and covers an area of 13 acres. Visit the castle to find out why royals have lived here for centuries and to see the lavish State Apartments, St George’s Chapel and the Changing of the Guard ceremony. 

River Cruise
Enjoy a delightful 40-minute cruise along the majestic River Thames, taking in wonderful and uninterrupted views of the historic Windsor Castle. Along the way, you’ll also see Eton College, which was attended by both Prince William and Harry, Mill House, Windsor Racecourse and the Brocas Meadows.

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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour

  • A hop-on hop-off open top bus tour around Windsor and Eton
  • Ticket valid for 24 hours from the moment you board the bus
  • Audio guide in English, Spanish, Italian, German and Chinese
  • Choose to add a River Cruise or entry to Windsor Castle

What's Excluded in the tour

  • Refreshments
  • Gratuities
Please Note:
  • Customers can board the tour from any of the 10 stops along the route.

Hop-on Hop-off Bus

First Bus: 9:45am from Theatre Road, Thames Street
Last Bus: 4:15pm from Theatre Road, Thames Street for a complete loop
Live Guide: Subject to availability
Frequency: Buses operate every 30 mins daily

An alternative way to find each Bus Stop location is to use what3words. This will pinpoint a 3 metre square box in Windsor where you will find each bus stop. These can be found here

River Cruise 

Until 30 October: Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm (every 30 mins)

Departure Location: Windsor Promenade, Barry Avenue, Windsor SL41 1QX

Show your Boat Ride e-ticket to board. 

Windsor Castle

Until 31st October 2022: Thursday to Monday, 10:00 with last admission at 15:30

The Semi-State Rooms at Windsor Castle will not open in October as scheduled this year.

St. George’s Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services. These occur at the following times: