Hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour of London
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Hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour of London

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Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , Arabic , German , Portuguese , Russian , Japanese
Availability: On selected dates
Mobile voucher accepted
Validity: Flexible
Do this because
  • 1, 2 or 3-day ticket with a river cruise included
  • See top landmarks such as St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London and the London Eye
  • Free Wi-Fi on-board so you can stay connected during your time exploring the city
What to expect

Ride the open-top double-decker bus for one, two or three days, hopping on and off at 5 stops conveniently located close to famous landmarks and attractions. Admire the Tower Bridge, Marble Arch, and the iconic Big Ben as you listen to the commentary available on board. You can hop off the bus to explore as often as you wish, and rejoin the tour once you're ready.

You're also welcome to join a free river cruise on the Thames with every ticket. See London from a different perspective and admire the top London attractions lining the Thames including Tower Bridge, HMS Belfast, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Tate Modern. With a Classic Ticket enjoy a one-way cruise between Westminster Pier and the Tower of London (in either direction), or with a Premium or Deluxe tickets extend your trip with a return cruise between Westminster and Greenwich. Just hop-off at the Tower of London stop and your guide will escort you to the boat tour while telling some stories along the way.

From December to January join the new Christmas Night Tour! Don't miss the chance to experience all the spectacular landmarks of this amazing city lit up at night and see the dazzling Christmas light displays along London's famous shopping streets.

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What's included
  • Classic Ticket: 1-day hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour, river cruise (one-way ticket between Westminster Pier and the Tower of London in either direction)
  • Premium Ticket: 2-day hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour, river cruise (ticket between Westminster Pier and the Tower of London in either direction)
  • Deluxe Ticket: 3-day hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour, river cruise (ticket between Westminster Pier and the Tower of London in either direction)
  • Christmas Night Tour: 1.20h panoramic tour of central London visiting key attractions
  • The Red Route includes an English-speaking live guide on selected buses (Fri-Sun only)
  • Pre-recorded commentary available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Arabic, Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian
  • Free onboard Wi-Fi
What's not included
  • Entrance to the attractions
Reduced price
  • Children (age 5-15)
  • Infants (age 0-4): Free
Where
Meeting point:
  • Redeem your vouchers at any Big Bus hop-on hop-off stop
  • You can board the river cruise at Tower Pier (near stop 16), Greenwich Pier, Westminster Pier (near stop 18) and London Eye Pier (near stop 11)
  • The Christmas Night Tour departs from Stop #21 Victoria Stand
What to remember
  • Currently, the Red Route is the only route available with 5 main stops: Victoria Station, Marble Arch, London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London
  • Customers are advised to download the Big Bus app to find out more about the new health and safety measures and for the most updated service information
  • New health & safety measures have been introduced in order to reduce the risk associated with the spread of Covid-19 in line with government advice and requirements of the local health authorities. These include regular cleaning of buses, social distancing measures and wearing masks on the bus
  • To uphold these new safety and hygiene standards in keeping guests safe during the Covid-19 Pandemic, tours may have to operate on a reduced service and changes may be made to ticket inclusions. This may also include changes to the frequency of departures, routes and reduction or removal of stops
  • For further information regarding the stops available across the city, please refer to this map
  • Please check the river cruise winter timetable here
  • Cruise on-board commentary in 8 languages - Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese & English
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When

Red Route

December: 5th-6th, 11th-14th, 18th-31st (except 25th)
January: Friday - Monday

  • Saturdays and Sundays: From 10.00 am to 5:00 pm every 30 minutes
  • Mondays and Fridays: From 10.00 am to 5:00 pm every 60 minutes

River Cruise

  • The river cruise operates Friday to Sunday, from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm every 30 minutes

Christmas Night Tour

  • Tours start Saturday 5th December with 1 departure per day at 5 pm from London Victoria. Operates 5th-6th, 11th-14th, 18th-31st December (except 25th) and 1st-3rd January
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Provider
Big Bus Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
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