Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour 24 hours Tickets and Dates

More Information about Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour 24 hours

What's Included in the tour


  • 24 hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket 
  • Complimentary walking tour
  • Complimentary river boat tour

What's Excluded in the tour


  • Entrances to attractions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink, unless specified
Please Note:
  • To see our social distancing and health and safety policy, click here
  • Valid for 24 hours from when you first hop-on
  • Unlimited usage within this time.
  • Boat ticket to be used between Westminster Pier and St Katharine’s Pier
  • Walking tours will only be available in English.
  • Audio Guides in
Have an unforgettable tour of London on our hop-on hop-off bus through the heart of the city. Taking you to the doorstep of the capital’s most iconic locations, you’ll get to discover the very best that one of the most famous cities in the world has to offer!

Whether you decide to stay on the open top bus and soak in panoramic views of London’s most iconic landmarks or hop-off at any of the 70 stops dotted across the city, there is much to see and discover.

Be driven through the famous Parliament Square, home to Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, go past the iconic London Eye as you enjoy the hustle and bustle of London’s Southbank area, see the city’s biggest skyscraper, The Shard, visit the golden gates of Buckingham Palace, the majestic St Paul’s Cathedral and much more.

With audio commentary throughout giving you the chance to learn more about the capital, it’s the perfect way to get to know London, regardless of the time or your budget!

The Routes
The Pick Up/Drop Off Route (Yellow route): Operating in the morning, this route travels from the popular hotel districts to Central London.
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.

Click here to view route map


For a limited time only you can enjoy an extra 24 hours for free on our hop-on hop-off bus – don’t miss out!

Free Walking Tour
Take to London by foot for a unique exploration on either the Royal Walking Tour with the iconic Changing of the Guards Ceremony or the Beatles Walking Tour giving you fascinating insight into one of the biggest musical bands of all time!

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.

  • Hop-on hop-off service with 70 stops on 4 different routes
  • Experience a sightseeing cruise like no other with your free 24-hour River Thames hop-on hop-off boat ride ticket
  • No need to print your tickets – E-tickets accepted on all hop on hop off services!
  • Buses depart every 5-10 mins from main tourist points, every 15-20 mins from elsewhere
  • Bus audio guides in : 

Daily

Buses Depart Every 5-10 mins from Main Tourist Points and every 15-20 mins from elsewhere

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

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.

Choose between one of the below FREE walking tours.


The Royal Walking Tour:

Available from May 2021

Days of Operation: Daily

Departure Point: GTVC - 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:

Available from May 2021

Days of Operation: Daily

Start: 1:00pm
Finish: 3:00pm

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