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Big Bus: Berlin Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Hop-On, Hop-Off bus: 1, 2 or 3-day (take your pick)

    Red route: 1 loop takes 2 hours

    Blue route: 1 loop takes 40 minutes

    Walking tours:

    Government District Walk

  • Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour:

    Red route (City tour): 10am to 4pm, every 30 minutes

    Blue route (Berlin Bus tour): 10:15am to 4:15pm, every 60 minutes

    Walking tours: 

    Government District Walking Tour: 11:30am daily

    Berlin History Walk: 1pm daily

    River cruise:

    11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm, 3:45pm, 5:15pm, 6:45pm

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off: You may board the bus at any of the designated stops

    Walking tours: Stop #13 – Brandenburg Gate

    Cruise: BWSG Pier ‘Alte Börse’ Burgstrasse 27 (5 minutes' walk from Stop #11 - Museum Island)

  • Ending Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off: Hop off the bus at any of the stops

    Walking tours:

    Government District Walking Tour: Stop #13 – Brandenburg Gate

    Berlin History Walk: Stop #6 – Checkpoint Charlie

    Cruise: Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Redeem your voucher up to 12 months from the travel date selected
  • Enjoy Berlin sightseeing on an action-packed Hop-On, Hop-Off tour, valid for 1, 2 or 3 days
  • Main attractions include the Berlin Memorial Wall, the Berlin Cathedral Church, Checkpoint Charlie Museum and more
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Upgrade to Premium and Deluxe ticket and enjoy a FREE guided walking tour
  • FREE guided walking tour, river cruise and Berlin's favorite snack included with the Deluxe ticket
  • Flexible and hassle-free travel around the city in an open-topped, double decker bus
  • The stops and routes cover all the major attractions in Berlin
  • Audio commentary available in multiple languages


Board the Big Bus Berlin Hop-On, Hop-Off tour and travel around the city at your own pace. Travel on-board open-top, double decker buses for unrestricted views of all the major Berlin attractions including the Reichstag Building, the Brandenburg Gate, East Side Gallery and TV Tower Berlin.

You can hop on and off the bus at any of the well-located stops or choose to stay on board for the entire tour. Informative audio guides are available on the bus, illustrating the unique history behind the city’s famous monuments and attractions. The bus operates on two routes covering the length and breadth of the city.

Enjoy walking tours, river cruises and more with ticket upgrades!

Walking tours:

Journey through the Berlin of the past and the present learn about the city’s fascinating past, from the Third Reich and Second World War to the Cold War and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Both the tours are guided in English and German.

Government district Walking Tour: Discover the interesting architecture of Berlin’s modern Government District, built after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Berlin History Walk: Delve into the city’s fascinating past, from the Third Reich and Second World War to the Cold War and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Our guides will take you from the Brandenburg Gate to Checkpoint Charlie with highlights including the Holocaust Memorial, Hitler’s Bunker and captivating stories of the divided Berlin.

River Cruise:

Come aboard the ship AC Bärliner or the MS Belvedere to enjoy a 1-hour city tour on the river Spree. Enjoy live commentary in English and German and audio commentary in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Hebrew and Polish.

You can choose from three hop-on, hop-off ticket options, with 1/2/3-day validity, and a specific set of inclusions:

Classic Ticket

  • 1-day Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket
  • Access to two routes

Premium Ticket

  • 2-day Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket
  • Access to two routes
  • 90-minute guided walking tour of the city
  • Original Berlin Currywurst, Berlin’s most famous snack

Deluxe Ticket

  • 3-day Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket
  • Access to two routes
  • 90-minute guided walking tour of the city
  • Original Berlin Currywurst, Berlin’s most famous snack
  • 1-hour River Spree Cruise


  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Reichstag
  • Checkpoint Charlie
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Charlottenburg Palace
  • Museum Island
  • Berlin Wall
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Alexanderplatz

About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fueling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

Please check the useful downloads section for the timetable and the route map.


  • 1/2/3-day Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket (as per option chosen)
  • Walking tour (with Premium & Deluxe Tickets only)
  • River cruise (with Deluxe Ticket only)
  • Currywurst (with Premium & Deluxe Tickets only)
  • Audio guide in English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin and Brazilian Portuguese


  • Entrance to attractions

Useful downloads

Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Berlin is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Timings and stops are subject to change.

The currywurst is redeemable at Curry Wolf at Rankestrasse 36 (stop 1) and Unter den Linden (stops 12 and 13).

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