Golden Tours - Open Top Bus Experince


DURATION (APPROX): 1 Day / 24hr / 48hr / 72hr Tickets


  • Unlimited Hop On Hop Off - 2 Different Routes
  • See Buckingham Palace, Big ben, London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower of London plus much more
  • Free Thames River Cruise
  • Audio Guide in 11 Languages
  • Complimentary WiFi

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3rd October 2021 - Virgin Money London Marathon

Due to the Virgin Money London Marathon 2021 taking place on Sunday 3rd October 2021, you will experience delays and diversions to the service.

First Bus: Daily 9.20am

Last Full Tour: 5.00pm

Red Route: Mon to Sun every 20 minutes

Orange Route: Fri to Sun every 30 mins (Mon to Thur every 60 minutes)

Departure Points: Any Golden Tours Bus Stop


Explore one of the best cities in the world, with this great value Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Ticket. Your bus ticket gives you the ultimate flexibility to Hop on Hop off at your favourite landmark or attraction, including top landmarks, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Piccadilly Circus, before enjoying a relaxing Free Thames River Cruise.

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Hop On Hop Off Bus Experience

Your great value Golden Tours ticket gives you unlimited access to Hop On Hop Off across all Golden Tours famous "blue" Open Top Sightseeing Buses.

The Classic Tour (red route) has been carefully designed to show you all of London's top landmarks including, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, London Eye, the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and much more!

The Essential Tour (orange route) passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as many other Central London sights.

The Pick Up/Drop Off Route (yellow & green) operates in the morning and evening only, this route travels from the popular hotel districts to Central London.


Thames River Cruise

Included in your 24hr / 48hr / 72hr ticket is a free Thames River Cruise. Departing from Westminster Pier near The Houses of Parliament and taking you to St Katherine's Pier near The Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Enjoy the iconic London landmarks and learn interesting facts with a live guided commentary from the captain, or multilingual commentary guides are available via your smart phone.

Please Note: The river cruise is not included in the 1 Day ticket.


  • 1 Day / 24hr / 48hr / 72hr Hop On Hop Off Bus Experience
  • Free Thames River Cruise
  • Multilingual Audio Guides

Additional Information

The river cruise is not included in the 1 Day ticket

Please note these tickets are not valid on Christmas Day 25th December 2021.


1 Day Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour
Child (5-15)£15.00
Family (2 adults, 2 children)£78.00
24hr Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour + River Cruise
Adult £37.00
48hr Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour + River Cruise
Child (5-15)£20.00
Family (2 adults, 2 children)£120.00
72hr Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour + River Cruise
Adult £50.00
Child (5-15)£22.00
Family (2 adults, 2 children)£134.00


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"Had a really lovely tour, Jo was thoroughly entertaining and knew so much about London. My 5 year old also had a brilliant time Would really recommend the tour for anyone wanting to see the sights of London"

Five stars Ellie - Luton - 28/07/2021

"Brilliant way to get around the city and see loads of the attractions."

Five stars Anonymous - UK - 01/06/2021

"I am satisfied with Golden Tours hop on/off.The driver's and the guide did their best and helped a lot."

Four stars Anonymous - Ukraine - 03/01/2020

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Ticket Information


Simply have your e-ticket scanned from your smartphone or tablet for this tour.