Stockholm is home to one of the loveliest old town areas, Gamla Stan, and is surrounded by the stunning Stockholm archipelago consisting of many pictureque islands. Travel in comfort and see all of the popular landmarks and attractions on this comprehensive Hop-On, Hop-Off tour. Board the bus at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for a visit to any of the numerous attractions and hop back on when you’re ready.
Choose between a 24-hour or 72-hour bus ticket and enhance the experience further with an optional boat tour. With this hop-on, hop-off tour you also have an optional cruise, you can explore the picturesque streets of this Scandinavian wonder as well as admire the city’s scenic waterways.
Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour: Daily
Hop-On, Hop-Off Boat Cruise: May to September
Your ticket is valid for 24 hours or 72 hoursStart time
Buses depart from :
June: 10:00am - 4:00pm, every 20-30 minutes
July to August: 10:00am - 7:00pm, every 20-30 minutes
September to May: 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Duration: A full loop (without getting off the bus) lasts 2 hr 30 minutes
Bus: There are frequent departures from Royal Palace/Strömgatan.
Boat: There are frequent departures from Nybroplan.
You may board the bus/boat at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.
Cruise Passengers: Guests arriving into Frihamnen/Stadsgarden will be able to board the City Sightseeing Stockholm bus either outside of the security gates (approx. 5 minutes’ walk from your cruise ship) or the bus will be waiting on the pier.
You may leave the bus/boat at any stop.
Stockholm Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour:
Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your Stockholm hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Hop on and off at any of the stops and visit attractions of your choice. Enjoy the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary.
Boasting a history of 700 years, Stockholm is home to many grand public buildings, palaces and has a rich cultural history. Stockholm is world famous for being stunningly picturesque and sits on 14 islands. The tour provides the flexibility to visit the renowned Royal Palace, gothic churches, Swedish design-ware shops and excellent cafés and restaurants of Stockholm at your own pace.
Included in the ticket, is the discounted access to the Green Open Top Tours Sightseeing buses, which has 8 stops and takes you around the popular attractions and must-dos of Stockholm.
Enjoy free admission to Gröna Lund, an amusement park in Stockholm on the seaward side of Djurgården Island.
The bus stops of the Red Route cover the finest destinations of Stockholm, so that you can travel from one attraction to another with ease and convenience.
The tour stops along the route are as follows:
3. Old town west/Kornhamnstorg
4. Viking Line/Stadsgården
7. Old town east/Räntmästaretrappan
8. Royal Palace/Slottet
11. ABBA The Museum/Gröna Lund
14a. Historiska Museet
14b. Frihamnen/Cruise berth
17. ICE Bar
19. City Hall
You can hop off at any of the stops to end the tour.
Optional Boat Tour:
Simply hop off at Strömkajen where Stockholm Sightseeing boats depart at least once every half hour. The boat route covers the Vasa Museum, Gröna Lund amusement park and many other popular must-see attractions. The boat also stop’s at the cruise terminal Stadsgårdskajen. The last tour for from stop A, by the Royal Castle.
Combine the best of both worlds and explore the city’s streets aboard an open-topped bus or hop between the open-top buses and boats that circulate the stunning Stockholm archipelago with a 24 hour- or 72 hour pass.
You can choose from 4 options:
• 24-hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Only Ticket
• 24-hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus and Boat ticket
• 72-hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Only Ticket
• 72-hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus & Boat Ticket
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.
Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 hours from that time.
The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.
The buses are air-conditioned and have WiFi.
Guests arriving into Frihamnen/Stadsgarden will be able to board the City Sightseeing Stockholm bus either outside of the security gates (approx. 5 minutes’ walk from your cruise ship) or the bus will be waiting on the pier. These early departures will operate for approximately the first hour and a half after your ship disembarks (based on number of guests present). After this time, guests will need to wait at either stop number 15 (Frihamnen) or stop number 24 (Stadsgarden), which is about a 3-5 minute walk from your ship, with stops scheduled every 10 – 20 minutes from 10:45. Guests could also make their way to one of the other stops (at their own expense) for regularly scheduled services that begin from 10:00am. Cruise terminal, Nynashmn is between 45-60 minutes transfer bus time from the city centre.
City Sightseeing Stockholm will provide dedicated transfer buses for these passengers who have pre-purchased a CS ticket on the ship. The transfer bus will “set-down” passengers at a main City sightseeing stop in the city centre (stromgaten or Gustar Adolfs torg), this will also be the return transfer departure point.
Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.
The buses have ramps and are therefore fully wheelchair accessible.
Guests are advised to check with their Cruise Line to which dock the ship will be berthing in Stockholm.
Stop 2,3 and 7 will be closed due to road renovation activity taking place at the moment.
Due to construction activity tour stop 7 (old Town/ Räntmästaretrappan) and 18 (Centralstationen) won’t be available until further notice.
I was traveling to Stockholm for a wedding and knew that I wanted to see the city in between all of the wedding events. This hop-on-hop-off made that entirely possible. It was so...Stacey Kwiatkoski, United States, 12/Sep/2017
Were able to see all of the main attractions in Stockholm in a very efficient fashion....Norman King, United States, 20/Aug/2015
Great way to see Stockholm. We were picked up at the cruise ship and taken by one of the sightseeing boats into the city. You could get off at the Vassa museum, so that is what...Mr Michael Dolphin, United Kingdom, 13/Jul/2015
The operators of both the bus and the boat tours were welcoming, kind and polite. The trips were well executed with a helpful running commentary to help orient yourself on first contact with Stockholm. Highly recommended.
Excellent way to see the City by land and sea
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