London Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour

* See the best of London with our hop-on hop-off bus * Choose from 60 stops throughout central London * Hop on and hop off for a calendar day * Cruise through the Thames on a sightseeing boat ride

24 hours
Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
Free Cancellation
Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.


  • Hop-on hop-off service
  • 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 20 mins from main tourist points.
  • Bus audio guides in: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic
  • River Thames Boat Ride*
  • Free cancellation**


  • Hop-on hop-off bus ticket
  • Audio guides available in 11 languages
  • River Thames Boat Ride*
  • Free Wi-Fi on all Open Top buses


  • Entrances to attractions
  • Gratuities

Please Note

Please Note:

  • Audioguides available in 11 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic)
  • This is Hop-On Hop-Off bus service, you can join at any Golden Tours bus stop.
  • No restroom available on board.
  • Duration valid from when you first hop-on the bus. Unlimited usage within your chosen timeframe. Does not include London by Night service.
  • River cruise to be used between Westminster to Tower Millennium pier or vice versa.
  • Please view the Schedule tab for bus timetables and other helpful information.
  • **You can cancel your reservation for this product up to 24hrs before to get a refund in full.
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London Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour

24 hours

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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 our bus 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!

You can use any of the routes available:

The Classic Tour (Blue route): Covers all the main Central London sights and visits London’s Museum Quarter.

The Essential Tour (Red route): Passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as Hyde Park and Regents Park, two of the prettiest parks in London.

The Museum Tour (Orange route): Explore London's world-famous museums with the Museum Tour and along the way pass by the beautiful Royal Albert Hall, Harrods and Buckingham Palace.

River Thames Boat Ride
Enjoy an enthralling one-way sightseeing cruise along the heart of London’s River Thames. Taking you from Westminster Pier to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa, you’ll have stunning sights of London’s landmarks along the way. Discover fascinating facts through the audio guide.

Free Walking Tours
Enjoy the Jack The Ripper Walking Tour and/or the Coronation Walking Tour as part of your sightseeing day out in London. Learn about King Charles’ Coronation and coronations of the past as well as interesting facts about members of the royal family. On your 2-hour tour, you’ll also visit fantastic royal sites and watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Or why not play detective by travelling back to Victorian London to investigate the morbid murders carried out by infamous Jack the Ripper. See where vital clues were found and learn more about his victims and possible suspects.

Live Guides;
English speaking live guides operate on many of our open top buses. To guarantee travelling with a live guide for a complete loop, please board the bus at stop 77, London Eye, Belvedere Road, SE1 7GH on the hour.

Departure points:
You can join the tour from any of our multiple stops. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted with the words Golden Tours sitting below the Transport for London bus stop logo. Each bus stop will also display its stop number. Bus stop numbers can be found in the timetable link;

Boat Ride: Operated by City Cruises
Boats leave every 30 minutes from:
Westminster to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa’.

Free Walking Tours

Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
Start time: 3:30pm daily (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Finish time: 5pm
Departure Point and Directions: Exit Tower Hill Station, London and wait at the Ice Cream Refreshments stand next to the station exit
Return Location: Near Liverpool Street Underground Station

Royal London Walking Tour
Start time: 10am daily (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Finish: 12pm
Departure Point: Tourist Bus Stop outside The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Gate, SW1A 1AA (Nearest underground station: Victoria and Green Park)
Return Point: Westminster Abbey (Nearest underground station: Westminster Station)

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