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City Tour London: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket

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    • Adult (16+)
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Key Highlights

  • Explore the metropolis of London with comprehensive routes and flexible validites
  • Enjoy 3 walking tours and a River Thames hop-on hop-off cruise - all for FREE
  • Relish full flexibility to hop on and off as many times as you wish
  • Stop at world famous landmarks like Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly and Buckingham Palace
  • Enjoy the multilingual audio-commentary onboard and kids commentary on selected routes
  • Overview

    Explore the energetic and diverse metropolis of London in the most unique and easy way with this Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Ticket from City Tour. Valid for either 1 day or 24/48/72 hours, you have complete freedom explore the city at your own pace and design your own itineraries. What's more, your 24/48/72 hours tickets also come with 3 Free walking tours and a one-way River Thames cruise!

    Travel conveniently on open-top, red buses with audio commentary in 11 different languages. Create your own itinerary and hop on and off as often as you like, while discovering the famous streets, neighbourhoods and leading monuments of London, within the validity period of your ticket.  Your ticket offers multiple routes options with stops at main attractions like Big Ben, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and so on. With comprehensive routes and a trail of strategically-located stops, getting around London is a breeze with this

    The tour has 4 ticket options to choose from -

    • 24 hours, 48 hours or 72 hours Ticket: Hop-on, Hop-off bus ride (valid for the duration chosen) + FREE Walking Tours + River Thames Cruise
    • City Sampler 1-Day Ticket: Hop-on, Hop-off bus ride (Valid for 1 calendar day - you can use the service only on the particular day you redeem your voucher with the validity ending with the last bus of the day)


    • Tower of London
    • St Paul’s Cathedral
    • The Shard
    • British Library
    • Buckingham Palace
    • Piccadilly Square
    • Victoria and Albert Museum

    …. And more!

    Check out the FULL TOUR ROUTE MAP here

    One-Way River Thames Cruise: 

    See the iconic sights of London, beginning your tour either from the Westminster or Tower Pier. Additionally, enjoy an extended cruise to historic Greenwich (with the 48 hours ticket option) where you can see the Royal Observatory, Old Naval College and so on. Sit back, relax and listen to commentary on-board.

    Click here to see the FULL TIMETABLE

    Walking Tours: 

    Experience London on foot with three fun filled walking tours. Each of the walking tours are 90 minutes long.

    • Changing of the Guards: Explore two of London's most royal sites - St. James Palace, the UK's most senior royal palace, and Buckingham Palace - and experience one of the most iconic activities in the world, the Changing of the Guards.
    • Rock "N" Roll: Discover London's impressive music history, from the swinging sixties to the contemporary highs, as you explore the star-studded Soho in a whole new light.
    • Jack The Ripper: Get up close with one of the most notorious serial killers in history and travel back in time to 1888, when the streets of London was a chilling version of hell.

    About the Supplier: London City Tour is operated by London City Tour Ltd., a subsidiary of the Julià Group which is a family business operating in the tourism and transport sectors.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Your ticket is valid for 1 day, 24 hours, 48 hours or 72 hours

    Start time

    Buses run between 8am and 6pm, every 5-60 minutes (depending on the route)

    Meeting Point

    You can hop onto the bus from any of the stops

    Ending Point

    You can hop off any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-on, Hop-off bus ticket valid for 1 day, 24 hours, 48 hours or 72 hours(as per option booked)
    • Audio guide in English, Spanish, German, Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic and Brazilian
    • One way Thames River Cruise & 3 Walking Tours
    • Kids Commentary on selected routes in English


    • Entrances, unless specified
  • 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.

    This tour is wheelchair accessible. All London City Tour buses have access ramps and spaces for wheelchairs inside the vehicle. Each bus has the capacity to carry a maximum of one wheelchair.

    Please remain seated throughout the tour for your own safety.

    Tickets are non-refundable and their validity starts upon redemption of the ticket on the bus.

    1 day or the City Sampler ticket can only be used on the same day (it is not a 24-hour service - the validity ends with the last bus running on the day you are taking the tour).

    Operational Details

    Duration: 90 minutes each

    • Changing of the Guard
      Schedule: 10am
      Meeting Point: Make your way to Original London Visitor Centre 17-19 Cockspur Street (Trafalgar Square)
    • Rock "N" Roll
      Schedule: 1pm
      Meeting Point: Make your way to Original London Visitor Centre 17-19 Cockspur Street (Trafalgar Square)
    • Jack the Ripper
      Schedule: 4pm
      Meeting Point: Make your way to The Original Tour bus stop at the Tower of London on Tower Hill 

    Schedule: 10am - 6pm, every 60 minutes
    Meeting Point: Make your way to either the Westminster Pier or Tower Pier (next to Tower of London)
    You can hop off at any of the stops to end your ride (please remember this is a one-way ticket only and can be only used for one ride)

  • Customer Reviews
    • Excellent tour

      Great tours with very helpful staff & good stopping places. Highly recommend...

      Emma Williams, United Kingdom
    • Exciting!

      I think this is best to have if you’re a first-time (or even repeats) because it makes you explore other places that you can’t see exploring on your own!!!...

      joel lazaro, United States
    • First time in London! Fantastic day!


      Dave Edwards, United Kingdom
    • The tour itself was very good. Pity we hadn't time to do the river cruise, as it took us over an hour to sort printing of the tickets!

      orlagh fleming, Ireland, 19/Feb/2020
    • Great combination of bus and river tour

      Nina Auz, Ukraine, 12/Feb/2020
    • In 1 day i was able to visit all many places. Wish I could stay for more days , so much to see in Londin , It is advisable to spend 4-5 days in london .

      Laurel Crane, Canada, 07/Feb/2020