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Big Bus Tours - London

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Address: 110 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SA, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7808 6753
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Visitors can tour London by hopping on and off these open-top...

Visitors can tour London by hopping on and off these open-top, double-decker buses, with a choice of live commentary in English or personal commentary in many different languages.

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Good way to view the city of london. It goes with a river cruise as well and I like the e translations. I usually take this tours to assess where to spend more time in the city

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday

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Truro, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was in NEw York City for first time. Took Big Bus Tour...great way to see the City. Had JP for the Up Town tour... He was very knowledgeable about the areas. Always took time to see if passengers had any question.

Thank Disney2244
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've used Big Bus before for a quick 1 day overview of London and DC and 2 days in Shanghai. Good for when you don't have a lot of time. In this case, though, it was taking way too long. From the time we bought the tickets near Bayswater tube station until it arrived at Madam Tussauds (which we weren't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good way to view the city of london. It goes with a river cruise as well and I like the e translations. I usually take this tours to assess where to spend more time in the city

Thank Madlsi
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am sitting currently on one of their busses and I am sincerely regretting going with this company. I am have been freezing for over 3 hours on this bus and still have not gotten to what I wanted to see. Not just are the busses very slow but they are also not heated which my 63 year old mother... More 

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North West
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Traffic was slow and we got stuck at London Bridge. Good views, shame that the commentary didn't tell us much about sights. It was quite expensive as we only had 21/2 hours.

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Whitefish, Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't bother wasting your valuable time or money on this tour. We waited over 45 minutes for a bus on the blue line at Hyde Park Corner. It's minimal information provided on a recording sitting while sitting on a bus. If it actually ran according to what they sell you - telling you the bus comes evey 10 to 20... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tour bus was a great way to see Londons attractions.Steve on the red rout was our guide and he was excellent adding a little humour to the informative information as we went round. There was also a free thames cruise which was also a nice way to see some sights

Thank Teresa F
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Although I requested, the original tour bus once I'd paid they insisted it was the same company, but big bus had the better routes. Also don't always believe the staff, although we knew the changing of the guards was scheduled, the driver advised, it's had been cancelled due to the weather, plus stating it started earlier than advertised. As we'd... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst our first bus was nice and all the staff friendly and knowledgeable, for the cost of the tour and how long it took to get the certain stops, I'd advise to get an Oyster card instead. The information on the blue bus that you can access via thier complementary headphones was nothing that you couldn't find online or from... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to traffic, this was a waste of time - taking the tube seems faster. When at Parliament House, two nearby stops were closed and we had to detour to find stops that were open. We were not told when we purchased tickets or when we first caught the bus in the morning that the stops were closed, which would... More 

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