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Big Bus Tours - London

48 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W ORN, England (Victoria)
44-0-20-7233-9533
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Ranked #183 of 621 activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
Traveler Description: Big Bus Tours provides sightseeing tours of London using open-top buses. The Big Bus Tours route travels to all the main London landmarks... more »
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

A bit pricey but it's the best way to tour the entire city in a short amount of time. Our bus stopped at Green Park for 40 minutes only to find out that our driver decided to take a nap in the park, but other than that it was great. And the fact that they make you buy a river... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This is the only way to really see and get around London. It stops at all the major attractions & the relevant information is communicated via headphones in a number of languages. Would definitely recommend this to all travellers.

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

My husband and l took the Big Red Bus Tour and had a great day,we were on the red tour and it doesn't matter how much you think you know about London ,the commentators on the bus know so much more, we found all the staff very helpful, and the boat trip to Greenwich was great all in all it... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

The concierge at the Landmark Hotel recommended this tour operator and provided us with vouchers to purchase tickets. The tour operator indicates busses run every "5-15 minutes". We showed up at 11:07. By 11:40 a bus had not shown up. Curtis R, the street agent, recommended we walk up the hill to catch the next bus up there. We followed... More

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Half Moon Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This is the best way to see all the major sights in London, your ticket also includes a river cruise and walking tours. We decided to do the Changing of the guards tour and our guide was Kevin. Not only was he a great guide, he knew all the spots to go to and timed our moves so we could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We did the London Big Bus. The buses are reasonably frequent at every 15 to 20 minutes, the route is great and the information that you listen to via the provided headphones is a great way to get an introduction to a city and decide what you want to see.There's even free poncho's, when when the London Weather turns on... More

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I must say this is a excellent way to see and get around all the major attraction's I London, and also excellent value for money at only £31 for an adult for 2 days unlimited hop on and hop off as much as you want this is great value, also the staff and drivers are very helpful and friendly, would... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This was so fun. We loved these tours. They take you everywhere, so you can get your lay of the land and since it's a hop on hop off you get to see all of the different areas of the city. Take the tour buses that have the live tour guides, they are very fun and interesting.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The easiest and most comfortable way to visit London with a running commentary. Haggle the price if you can - we got £10 of each person. The host on the bus was brilliant - he communicated well with a lot of humour and knowledge: "Any takers, movers or shakers"?

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We have just returned from a 3 day trip to London and we would highly recommend the Big Bus Tour. We would never have seen half of what we did if we hadnt used these buses.Our drivers were friendly and helpful and yes, although it does take a bit of time to get round all the route, it is due... More

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