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Big Bus London Hop-On Hop-Off Tour provided by Big Bus Tours

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Big Bus London Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Create your own personalized sightseeing itinerary with a Big Bus hop-on hop-off sightseeing pass, the perfect choice for independent travelers. No matter how long you have in London, a 1-, 2-, or 3-day pass allows you to explore at your own pace. Tick off all of London’s landmarks on multiple routes, one of which features live commentary, and see the city from a different perspective on an included Thames River cruise and walking tour.
  • Tick off London landmarks at a relaxed pace on a Big Bus sightseeing tour
  • A flexible and family-friendly sightseeing option 
  • Hop on or hop off at leisure on different routes
  • A Thames River cruise and walking tour is included with a ticket 
  • Choose from a 1-, 2-, or 3-day pass
What to Expect
Redeem your Bug Bus bus voucher at any of the stops along one of the comprehensive routes. Opt for seating on the open-air upper deck or covered lower deck, depending on the weather, and listen to live or recorded commentary depending on the route chosen. Either stay on the bus for the entire loop of each route or disembark whenever an attraction captures your attention. You can also plan ahead if you’d like and have a day’s itinerary laid out and ready. Information regarding when to take your optional walking tours and Thames River cruise is included on your voucher. Some popular stops include the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London, and Kensington Gardens.
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Important Information
  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour (For travel post 1st September 2020)
  • Recorded commentary
  • Complimentary earphones
  • 30-minute river cruise
  • A walking tour
  • Hotel drop-off for those staying in Paddington, Bayswater, Notting Hill and Kensington
  • Panoramic Classic Ticket (From 10th July - 31st August 2020)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tickets are valid from the first date of redemption
  • Buses are all equipped with ramps for wheelchairs or strollers
  • Redeem your voucher at any of the designated Big Bus stops
  • Infants (age 0-4) can go on the tour free of charge
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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ianwyj wrote a review Jun 2020
Singapore, Singapore4,782 contributions502 helpful votes
I'd been to London several times but as it was the first time for the rest of the family. And while it's easy to find one's way around, we figured a hop-on, hop-off tour would be an ideal way to get our bearings. And with a number of competing tours availble, we chose the one
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Date of experience: December 2019
JalynCameron wrote a review Jun 2020
Vancouver, Canada187 contributions3 helpful votes
We decided to get the big bus tour tickets for London since we got the Paris Pass for our leg in Paris that also included 3 days of the big bus tour in the their package. We found that the London big bus was well organized and covers lots of ground. It was pretty easy to
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Phyllis mozdzierz wrote a review May 2020
Elgin, South Carolina1 contribution1 helpful vote
I really didn't like it. The maps have stop numbers yet the bus drivers never announce the stops by number. Also it was pouring rain and the blue line bus was there but wouldn't let is on because he had to move up the street before he would let us on. Drivers were rude wouldn't
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Date of experience: January 2020
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John G wrote a review Apr 2020
Lisburn, United Kingdom1 contribution1 helpful vote
First day tour guide was wikipedia will.brilliant.2nd day girl with broken English. Fine ! But to host a bus tour around london.wise up company.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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feltroneu wrote a review Apr 2020
George Town, Malaysia2,345 contributions106 helpful votes
We have not decided to take which hop on/off bus but when we arrived at the station, the sales lady was there and recommended us. London pass did include this which helped us to save a lot. Upon exchanged for the ticket, we were offered to upgrade to 2 days pass by paying
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Date of experience: December 2019
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About the operator

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Always A GReat Way to See The City &Learn Some History too!
Wonderful time, loved the ability to get around and hop on and off again and see everything before I decide where
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Syed Tariq
I visited it with my nephews. It was really scary and in fact no attraction for me. It’s all scary and some times f
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We did orange route and red route. Seen everything we wanted. The tour guides make the journey!! Such good facts an
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Green line a waste of time
We only got a one day ticket as part of our London Pass, but we didn't even have time to do the Blue Line as we wai
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Great tour with Julia
Very great tour. Very personable and well-informed tour guide. Would highly recommend again to anyone else. Lots of
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Not the best Hop-On Hop Off in London
Used Big Bus on Saturday March 6th. Had to wait a long time for buses at all stops, while competitors (Original Ho
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Fantastic tours
Absolutely the best way to see and experience the sights of London. Drivers were extremely helpful as were the staf
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The Big Bus Associates Didnt Do Their Jobs Fully
The tour was great but I missed out on getting on the eye of London. The driver or crew associates never scanned my
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Red route bus tour
We went on the Red Route big bus tour and it was such a fantastic experience. Joe was our guide and he was amazing
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Poor service
We were not impressed with this tour company, there staff were less than helpful at stops. They didn’t know or want
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Good way to see the London
We had 4 days in the city and this was a great way to get a good overview and travel around to the attractions we w
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Big big bus
Very useful routes, cheerful crew and last but not least great skilled drivers in the narrowest streets.
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Live Commentary by Julia is awesome
She is lively and we learned a lot with her on the bus touring around. Hope to get on a Big Bus again with Julia on
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Sadly I’ve had a disgusting experience with this company. Myself and my young family were only allowed to travel tw
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Walk with Big Bus guide Mehmet to the 'Changing of the guards' today in London.
We are glad we decided to see the 'Changing of the guards' ceremony with Big Bus guide Mehmet instead of seeing it
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Key Details
  • Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and 124 more
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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