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Cardiff Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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    • Adults (16+)
    • Children (5-15)
    • Infants (1-4)
from US$ 17.62 per person pp
    • Great way to see and learn about Cardiff
    • Visit the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Castle, The National Museum of Wales….
    • Enjoy the informative live commentary in English
  • Overview
    The Cardiff hop-on hop-off tour provides you the perfect introduction to the capital, largest and core city of Wales. See the spectacular Cardiff Castle and discover the other important landmarks of the city including the Millennium Stadium and the Mermaid Quay. Visit the museums and marvel at the rich exhibits on display. Enjoy a fine dining experience at the Mill Lane Cafe Quarter and browse through the bargain shops and the ultra chic market squares of the city. Opt for a boat ride or spend a fun-filled evening in the city’s spectacular leisure parks.

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary


    When does it run?



    The ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use.

    Start Time

    Buses run every 30 minutes between 10:00am to 3:30pm (Winter) and 5:00pm(Summer).
    Full Loop: 50 minutes

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.


    On this Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With twelve stops covering all of Cardiff’s main attractions such as Sophia Gardens, the Wales Millennium Centre and the Cardiff Castle, this tour provides the perfect introduction to the city.

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops!

    You can board the bus from any of the following stops:

    1. Cardiff Castle/ Castell Caerdydd
    2. National Museum of Wales / Amgueddfa Cymru
    3. Fitzalan Place
    4. Norwegian Church
    5. Cardiff Bay/ Bae Caerdydd
    6. Mermaid Quay
    7. Techniquest
    8. Craft In The Bay
    9. Lloyd George Avenue
    10. St Mary’s Street
    11. Principality Stadium / Stadiwm Y Mileniwm

    Note: Central Bus Station in Cardiff is closed for demolition and rebuild so we are unable to serve this stop until further notice.

    You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • English Live Guide
    • English pre-recorded (most departures),
    • Pre-recorded Welsh, Polish, French, Spanish, German, Italian
    • Hop-on-hop-off ticket
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we’re working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher. The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Partial wheelchair access available. Buses are not fully equipped but wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus. 2 of the buses have ramps and are therefore fully wheelchair accessible. 3 of the buses have steps, passenger would require to climb 3 steps to board the bus.

    Central Bus Station in Cardiff is closed for demolition and rebuild so we are unable to serve this stop until further notice.

    CS Cardiff has amended its bus route due to road closures in the bay area. However, temporary bus stops in the bay have been introduced which are a 2-5 minute walk away from the original tour stop.

    On 3 Aug 19, last tour will depart at 4:00pm from Cardiff Casrle

    On 17 Aug 19, last tour will run from Cardiff Castle at 11:00am and at 10:00am on 31 Aug 19. 

    On 1 Sept 19, first tour will depart at 1:00pm from Cardiff Castle 

    Tour will not be operational on 6 Oct 19.

  • Customer Reviews

    • Great tour around cardiff

      For £12:50 you can't go wrong with a these tours your able to hop on and off as you please taking in the site and learning a bit about the cities history highly recommend these tours

      Robert sanders, United Kingdom
    • One of the best tours of a town or city we have taken Many thanks for the interesting information about Cardiff

      Norman Kershaw, New Zealand
    • Cardiff Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

      It was a great way to sightsee the city.

      Veronica Lucas, Australia
    • Trouble free . The required character number is ****** stupid, it deters people.

      Greg Murphy, 06/Nov/2019
    • We purchased tickets for the open top bus tour of Cardiff City Centre. The staff were great, especially our driver who I think was called Gareth. They made us feel so welcome and were ...

      Caroline Kingdom, 06/Nov/2019
    • Easy to book. Reasonable price ...

      Wendy Agius, United Kingdom, 14/Jun/2019

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