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Big Bus Madrid Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Live Guide

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    90 mins, 24 hours, 48 hours (as per the options chosen)

  • Start time

    9:30am to 7:30pm, every 30 min

  • Meeting Point

    You can board the bus at any of the route's stops. The favoured stops are Fuente Neptuno (Stop 1 & Panoramic tour starts here), Madrid Rio / Principe Pio (for Royal Palace), Plaza de Colon and Calle Atocha.

  • Ending Point

    Panoramic Tour: Same as start point
    Hop-on, Hop-off: Hop off the bus at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Explore Madrid on an open-top, double-decker bus with our Hop-On, Hop-Off tour
  • Engage with live-guided commentary in English and Spanish
  • Witness iconic landmarks like the Royal Palace and Puerta de Alcalá
  • Dive into renowned museums such as Prado and Museo Reina Sofia
  • Choose between a 90-minute panoramic tour or 24/48 hours of flexible Hop-On, Hop-Off travel
  • Both printed and smartphone voucher accepted!


Discover the heart of Madrid at your own pace with the Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off tour. Immerse yourself in the city's vibrant atmosphere while enjoying live guided commentary available in English and Spanish aboard an open-top double-decker bus. Feast your eyes on Madrid's iconic landmarks including the majestic Royal Palace, the tranquil El Retiro Park, the mystical Temple of Debod, and the grand Puerta de Alcalá.

With flexible ticket options for 24 or 48 hours, or a leisurely panoramic loop tour, you have the freedom to tailor your experience. Hop off to explore renowned museums like the Museo Nacional del Prado or catch a glimpse of the city's nocturnal charm with an evening tour. Embrace Madrid's rich history and culture on this unforgettable sightseeing adventure.

Some of the major attractions covered:

  • Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Plaza Colon
  • Palacio de Cibeles
  • Estacion de Atocha
  • Edificio Metropolis
  • Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena
  • Prado National Museum

....and more


  • 90-minutes Panoramic Tour (with Discover ticket)
  • 24 or 48 hours Big Bus Hop-on, Hop-off ticket (with Essential or Explore ticket)
  • Bilingual live guide - English & Spanish


  • Entrance to attractions, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher information: Show your voucher on your smartphone or other device (if you'd rather print a copy - that's fine too!)

Validity: Your ticket is valid for 14 days from or before the date chosen at the time of booking.

Discover ticket (Madrid Panoramic Day tour) is not a Hop On Hop Off Tour.

Customers are advised to download the Big Bus app to see the most up to date bus stop locations, timings and for live bus tracking on the day of travel.

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

Timings and stops are subject to change. The updated map will be available on the buses.

Customer Reviews

  • Heather Garcia

    Riding the bus is a great way to get a sense of Madrid and then pick the places that you want to come back to really dig into. We had a terrific experience, great staff.


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