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City Sightseeing Reykjavik: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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    • Adults (16+)
    • Children (12-15)
    • Infants (1-11)
from US$ 38.05 US$ 32.34 per person pp
    • Hop on and off at attractions of your choice and explore the city at your own pace
    • While on board audio commentary in 8 languages ensures that you do not miss a thing
    • Witness the combination of modern architecture against a backdrop of snow-topped mountains and the North Atlantic ocean
    • Your ticket is valid for 24 hours; take a full tour or hop off to explore the sites and hop back on when you’re ready
  • Overview

    Board this Hop-on Hop-off Bus to see Reykjavik on your own terms! The Hop-On Hop-Off Tour allows for a flexible experience of the city while making sure you don’t miss any of the sights.

    Witness the famous landmarks and attractions of this modern city and admire the stunning scenery of the surrounding mountains and the ocean. Take in a breath of fresh air on the top deck and marvel at the 360 degrees view of the city.

    Board the bus at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for whale spotting or visit the museum, and hop back on when you’re ready. Travel on the bus as much as you like for 24 hours. Hop off at Stop 2 for the chance to partake in some whale watching.

    Informative audio commentary is provided in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Russian and Icelandic so you won’t miss a thing!

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary


    When does it run?



    Ticket valid for 24 hours.

    Start Time

    October - April: Departs from 9:30am to 4:15 pm, every 45 minutes.

    May - September: Departs from 9:30am to 4:30pm, every 30 minutes.
    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Meeting Point

    The buses start from City Centre, however you may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.
    cruise passengers: Board the City Sightseeing Reykjavik buses at the cruise terminal, Bus Stop 14 Skarfabakki Harbour. Guests will have to walk approx. 70 metres to reach the bus stop.

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops.


    Ihre Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour führt Sie mit 15 Stopps zu den besten Attraktionen von Reykjavik, wodurch Sie keiner der Highlights von Islands Hauptstadt verpassen.

    Erkunden Sie Reykjavik auf eigene Faust und steigen Sie ein und aus wie oft Sie wollen.

    Ein informativer Audio-Guide in mehreren Sprachen steht Ihnen in den Bussen zur Verfügung, damit Sie kein Detail verpassen.

    Einige der Attraktionen, die Sie auf der Fahrt sehen werden lauten:
    Konzerthaus Harpa & Conference Centre
    Old Harbour
    Reykjavik City Museum
    Laugardalur Valley

    Sie können die Fahrt an jeder Haltestelle beenden.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus ticket
    • Pre-recorded Audio commentary in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Icelandic
    • Hotel pick up & Drop off
    • Meals
  • 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.

    Cruise guests will be able to board the City Sightseeing Reykjavik buses at the cruise terminal, Bus Stop 14 Skarfabakki Harbour. Guests will have to walk approx. 70 metres to reach the bus stop. This bus stop is only serviced during the summer season (May-September) when cruise ships are in dock. During the winter period guests will have to make their own way to City Sightseeing Bus Stop 1 Harpa Concert Hall. Please note Tour specifics are from stop 1. Usually bus arrival will co-inside with guest disembarkation however please note the timetable details specified above

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

    Children up to 11 travel Free! (*up to 5 children per adult)

    Unfortunately this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change. Please make your way to stop 10 as stop 9 (Snorrabraut) is closed. Bus stop 7 is not operational until 17 Jun 19 due to construction activity taking place at the moment. However, guests must use bus stop 6 instead.

  • Customer Reviews

    • The tour was good. We got down at 2 stops and had to wait for about 30 to 45 minutes. On the way back the sound was not working so the driver made us change buses in Harpa. He was nice ...

      Leah Bamnolker, Israel
    • Handy Hoppy

      The drivers and tour guides were most helpful and friendly. When listening to the commentary on earphones it was sometimes unclear and the lady guide sometimes spoke too quickly. A very...

      Moira Caton, United Kingdom
    • Useful to get to know your way around and plan your visit.

      Informative and gives you a feel for the city and the main sites. Good way to get to know the city and then plan your visit. Frequency of buses appeared a bit variable so don't plan too...

      Pavlo Duma, United Kingdom
    • We definitely got our money's worth for this tour.

      Linda Cummer, 29/Jul/2019
    • We definitely got our money's worth for this tour.

      Linda Cummer, 29/Jul/2019
    • Easy to understand. Easy to find. Great guide.

      Karen Straus, United Kingdom, 09/Jun/2019
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