LONDON Hop on Hop Off Bus ROUTE

See the best of London without the stress of rigid tour times and massive crowds on this hop-on hop-off bus tour. With your flexible, single/multi-day pass, pick any date you’d like to hop aboard the double-decker, open-top bus for a comfortable sightseeing excursion.

The information below is designed to help you plan your day out in London. All times are subject to change and traffic conditions. If you have any questions on the day, please do ask our friendly and knowledgeable on-street staff who are on hand to help you plan your perfect day in London!

Enjoy the Red Official Route!



  1. Red Official Route

  2. Green Shuttle route

  3. Blue Route

The Red Official Route presents the key sights and top attractions of London including the Tower of LondonTrafalgar SquareSt Paul’s CathedralLondon Eye, The ShardTower Bridge and Leicester Square. Crossing the river four times you are guaranteed some spectacular views of London’s stunning scenery along the Thames on this London tourist route.

➡20 bus stops at the main landmarks

Start time: 08:30 / End time: 19.35

Last departure at 17:20 from Belvedere Road, behind the London Eye

Frequency:  Every 10 - 20 minutes


See more details of the main bus stops below:

The Green Route complements the main Red Route and is ideal if you want to visit the British Museum. It will also be of great use to those staying at many hotels within the Bloomsbury area.

This tour offers a shuttle service along the route so you can connect to the red route (main route) at Stop 1 or Stop 2.

➡ 7 convenient stops along the route

➡ Start and end time: Stop 1: 09:17- 16:17 / Stop 22: 8:55 - 15:55

➡ Frequency: Every 20 - 30 minutes


See more details of the main bus stops below:

We invite you to hop-off The Original Tour anywhere along the route or stay on-board to view the impressive architecture of this beautiful area.

First and last bus from Stop 17

- Start time: 08:30 / End time: 18:00

- Bus Frequency: every 20 minutes

Red Official Route Stops

Red Official Route Stops 

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1.- Belvedere Road, behind the London Eye 11.- Buckingham Gate, Buckingham Palace, opposite Queen's Gallery
2.- Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel 12.- Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria Station, outside Grosvenor Hotel
3.- Ludgate Hill, St Paul's Cathedral entrance, opposite McDonald's 13.- Buckingham Palace Road, Stop Z12
4.- Queen Victoria Street, in front of HSBC Bank, Stop MD 14.- Grosvenor Gardens, Stop 10A
5.- London Bridge, Monument, north of London Bridge, Stop P 15.- Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, to the right of Achilles Statue
6.- Tooley Street, left of Potters Fields Park, Stop J 16.- Marble Arch, Speakers’ Corner, stop Z
7.- Tower Hill, Tower of London, bus stop in front of the Bronze Worker Statue 17.- Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner showroom
8.- Victoria Embankment, opposite Temple Station, Stop W 18- Haymarket, outside Tiger Tiger bar restaurant
9.- Westminster Bridge (Big Ben side), in front of Westminster Pier 19.- Pall Mall East, left of National Gallery, Stop Z
10.- Horseferry Road, junction of Thorney Street, Stop NE 20.- Westminster Bridge (the London Eye side), in front of the Marriot Hotel and next to the Lion Statue


Green Shutle Route

Green Shuttle Route Stops 

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1.- Belvedere Road, behind the London Eye  
2.- Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel  
21.- Southampton Row, Stop Y, for the Bristish Museum  
22.-Woburn Place, Stop H outside the Royal National Hotel  
23.- Bedford Way, Stop BP 4580, behind the Royal National Hotel  
24.- Southampton Row, Stop B, for City Sightseeing shop and information centre  
25.- Lancaster Place, Somerset House, Stop B  


Blue Route

Blue Route Stops

17.-Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner showroom
26.-Knightsbridge, Stop 13
27.-Royal Albert Hall, Stop K3
28.-Kensington Road
29.-Gloucester Road, Stop GZ
30.-Victoria & Albert Museum, Tourist bus stop
31.-Harrods, Stop KB
15.-Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, to the right of Achilles Statue
16.-Marble Arch, Speakers' Corner, Stop Z


London bus tour tickets

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  • Advantatges of our sightseeing bus tour


    • Unlimited hop-on hop-off service
    • Sightseeing tour of the best of London.
    • Access to the bus from any stop
    • Geolocated, informative audio guide in English
    • Free Wifi on board
    • River Thames boat trip on 24 and 48 hour tickets
    • Up to 5 free self-guided walking tours


    • Validate your ticket and enjoy 24 or 48 hours unlimited access to the sightseeing bus
    • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before your travel date
    • Tickets valid until 31/03/2024
    • Special price for families!
    • E-voucher accepted, no need to print it out.
    • Health and safety protocol on board
    • Customer service at your disposal
  • River Cruise included with your 24h/48h ticket

    • The 24/48 hours bus tour tickets include:

    Thames River Cruise between Westminster Pier (next to 'Big Ben') and Tower Pier (next to the Tower of London).

    Once on board, listen to commentary and enjoy spectacular views of many attractions and landmarks, including the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, London Eye, Shakespeare's Globe, Houses of Parliament and "Big Ben".


    • Where do I take the cruise?

    The Thames river cruise is taken from the docks of the City Cruises company. You can choose two different locations:

    ➡ Westminster Pier - Next to stop No. 9 Westminster Bridge (Big Ben side).

    • Runs departures every 40 minutes from 10:06 am to 7:15 pm.
    • The tour ends at Tower Pier, just 4 minutes from our No. 7 Tower Hill stop.

    ➡ Tower Pier - Next to Stop No. 7 Tower Hill (Tower of London)

    • Runs departures every 40 minutes from 10:05 am to 6:20 pm.
    • The tour ends at Westminster Pier, next to stop No. 9 Westminster Bridge (Big Ben side)


    • How to take the cruise?

    Upon arriving at Westminster Pier or Tower Pier, hand over your ticket to City Cruises staff.
    Please note that the cruise is operated by City Cruises Ltd and is subject to availability.

    * Actual times may vary depending on tide conditions and river traffic.
    * Always check with City Cruises staff for any changes to the advertised service.

  • Walking Tours

    Enjoy the best self-guided walking tours of London with your Hop On Hop Off sightseeing bus ticket.

    London City Tour by Julià gives you the opportunity to visit the best of London on foot and by bus. You will visit the highlights of the city from another perspective and you can delve into the history and curiosities of the most iconic places.

    Save up to £38.95 sightseeing with London City Tour by Julià

    • Included with your The City Sampler: Royal London Walking Tour valued at £9.99) – Get your ticket
    • Included with your 24 hour ticket + river cruise: Royal London Walking Tour (valued at £9.99) - Get your ticket
    • Included with your 48 hour ticket + river cruise: 5 different walking tours (valued at £38.95) - Get your ticket
  • General information

    Which are the starting and finishing time? How frequently do the buses run?

    • Start time: 08.30
    • Last departure: 17.20
    • End time: 19.35
    • Frequency: every 10-20 minutes

    Where can I get on the bus?

    You can get on the bus at any one of our stops. If you don’t have a ticket yet, you can buy one on board.

    Can I go and come back with the same bus?

    The routes operate along the same circuit, meaning that you can return to the bus stop where you picked up the bus or to any other stop at any time.

    How can I find the information about the service disruptions? 

    We inform about the service disruptions, we recommend you visit the website the specific day you are going to use the service. 

¡Enjoy the tour!