Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour - 48 hr Ticket

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  • Additional Information

    What's Included in the tour


    • 48 Hour Hop-on Hop-off Ticket
    • Free Wi-Fi on all Open Top buses
    • Free Walking Tours
    • Free 3D treasure hunt app on-board to earn extra special promotions and discounts
    • Free River Thames boat ride valid for 24 hours*

    What's Excluded


    • Entrances to attractions
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drink, unless specified
    Please Note
    • Due to the current high volume of protesters in central London, there may be some delays or alterations to your tour. 
    • Valid for 24 hours from when you first hop-on the boat
    • Unlimited usage within the 24 hours
    • Only to be used between Westminster Pier and St Katharine’s Pier
    • Stop 67, Lancaster Terrace opposite Lancaster London Hotel is out of service. 
      Passengers for the Yellow route should instead use Stop 66, Lancaster Gate stop LE. Passengers using the Orange route should use either Stop 17 on Park Lane or Stop 68 on Praed Street.
    • Walking tours will only be available in English.
  • Description

    The Supreme London bus tour
    Explore imperious London in all its grandeur on this ultimate tour. This exceptional value Hop on Hop off tour is difficult to surpass. This tour encompasses world renowned attractions such as the Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Globe and spectacular Westminster Abbey, as well as, of course, the inimitable Buckingham Palace. You will also see the most eminent regions of London, such as distinguished Marble Arch, Park Lane, world celebrated Trafalgar Square and vibrant Piccadilly.

    The Routes
    The Essential Tour (Blue route): Covering all the main Central London sights, this route includes a live English speaking guide! See Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral and so much more, as your live guide informs and entertains every step of the way.
    The Classic Tour (Red route): Covers all the main Central London sights and visits London’s Museum Quarter.
    The Grand Tour (Orange route): This route passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as many other Central London sights.
    The Pick Up/Drop Off Route (Yellow route): Operating in the morning, this route travels from the popular hotel districts to Central London.
    The Thames Route (Lilac Route): This route will take you to the doorstep of London’s most iconic landmarks and locations around the heart of the Thames including Parliament Square and St James’s Palace.
     
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    Free Walking Tours - Special bonus
    Why not follow in the footsteps of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge or take in the places where the Fab Four worked and played in London. The Walking Tour you decide to go on will surely captivate you, with it being an experience to truly remember.

    Choose from the following Walking Tours:

    • The Royal Walking Tour including the Changing of the Guards
    • The Beatles London Walking Tour
    Free 24hr River Thames Hop-on Hop-off Boat Ride
    Enjoy an enthralling sightseeing cruise along the heart of London’s River Thames with this hop-on hop-off boat ride. Departing from Westminster and taking you to St Katharine’s Pier, you’ll get to soak in panoramic views of the capital’s most iconic landmarks for a sightseeing experience like no other! Discover fascinating facts as you cruise with live commentary from the captain and audio guides available via your Smartphone in Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German and Italian. Tickets are valid for 24 hours (unlimited usage within this time) so you can see the best of London at your own leisure!

    Click here to see the route map and full timetable.

    Optional: two-course meal at Planet Hollywood or a traditional British pub for £15
     
    What better way is there to take a well-deserved break from all the hopping on and off and to recharge your energy levels than with a delicious two-course meal? For just £15, you have the choice of two menus in two different venues. You can either enjoy some traditional ‘pub grub’ and a quintessentially British menu at selected Nicholson’s Pubs, or have some hearty food and surround yourself with film memorabilia at the iconic Planet Hollywood – just select either option at the checkout and pay at the restaurant!
  • Highlights
    • Hop on Hop off service with 70 stops on 4 different routes
    • Tickets valid for 48 hours
    • FREE Walking Tours (worth £10)
    • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise like no other with your free 24 hour River Thames hop-on hop-off boat ride ticket*
    • View such iconic structures as Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge and more!
    • See celebrated areas of London including Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly
    • Help the Queen find the missing Crown Jewels by answering British trivia and unlocking bonus rounds in our brand new treasure hunt app on-board our open top buses!
    • Enjoy the insights and fascinating facts with a live or audio guided tour
    • Buses Depart Every 5-10 mins from Main Tourist Points and Every 15-20 mins from elsewhere.
    • Audio guides available in the following languages: 
  • Schedule

    Daily

    Departure point: You can join the tour from any of our 70 stops. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted Golden Tours Hop on Hop Off/London Tour Bus.

    Hop-on Hop-off bus timetable from 12th May 2019

    Click here to view the latest service information

    Free Hop-on Hop-off Boat Ride

    These cruises are operated by Circular Cruise Westminster.

    The first boat departs from Westminster Pier at 11am – to view the full timetable including last departure times click here

    Boats leave every 30 minutes from:

    • Westminster Pier (Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH)
    • Embankment Pier (Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WS2N 6NU)
    • Festival Pier (Festival Pier, South Bank, London SE1 9PX)
    • Bankside Pier (Bankside Pier, Bankside, London SE1 9DT)
    • St Katharine’s Pier - for Tower of London - (St Katharine’s Pier, St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1LD)

    Cruise rides last 30 minutes.


    The Royal Walking Tour (operates daily departing at 10AM from Golden Tours Visitor centre – Leicester Square)


    Days of Operation: Daily

    Departure Point: Golden Tours Visitor Centre - Leicester Square - 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP
    Nearest Underground Station: Leicester Square Station

    Return Point: Westminster Abbey
    Nearest Underground Station: Westminster Station

    Start: 10.00am
    Finish: 12.00pm

    The Beatles London Walking Tour (operates daily departing at 1PM from Golden Tours Visitor centre – Leicester Square)

    Days of Operation: Daily
    Start: 01:00pm

    Departure point: GTVC - Leicester Square - 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP
    Nearest Underground Station: Leicester Square