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Big Bus: London Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour with Thames River Cruise

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Discover London with maximum convenience as you hop on and off at multiple stops. Access top sights, walking tours, night bus tours, and more.

Highlights

  • Tour through the vibrant city of London by hopping on and off for 24/48 hours on comfortable sightseeing buses.
  • Get access to 3 routes and over 50 stops spread over the British capital with all 3 passes.
  • Your ticket also includes a 1-hour cruise, 4 walking tours, and also upgrade to a 2-hour evening bus tour.
  • The open-top double-decker buses provide you with the best views for sightseeing. Learn interesting facts about the city through the pre-recorded audio commentary available on board.
  • Some stops on your route include the London Eye, Kensington Palace, Tower Bridge, and Madame Tussauds.

Inclusions

  • 24/48-hour unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Access to Red, Blue & Green routes
  • Thames River cruise with live commentary in English
  • Audio guide in English, French, German, Spanish & Italian
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary headphones
  • 4 guided walking tours (optional)
  • Panoramic evening bus tour (optional)
  • Mobile app with a detailed map and live bus tracking

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Guests from United States, Germany, Australia and over 44 countries have loved this experience
DUPONT Coralie

Dupont

5/5

Jul, 2024

Hello, Very pleasant tour and the guides are super helpful and responsive! The audio guide was great. It was very crowded but the big bus guides handled it very well! Super +++ for the evening bus tour with the illuminated monuments. Too bad the cruise on the Thames wasn't in several languages, but it was great fun all the same. Thanks Big bus
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Susan Lauer

Susan

4/5

Jul, 2024

The busses were great.....we could find one when needed and the drivers were nice. We did have a beautiful day which made it better. My major complaint was that we could not take the river cruise because when we walked over to the Tower Bridge entrance the worker said we had to wait over an hour because they didn't have a boat since it was out of commission. With only one day to use the ticket, having to wait over an hour was not acceptable. We should be offered a partial refund because of that. We were looking so forward to enjoying the boat ride.
Ericka Madrigal Valiente

Ericka

4/5

Jul, 2024

The bus tour was great, it included the main sites to visit and the application with the whole route and stops is very helpful. I'll suggest to find a common stop to connect the 3 routes (green, blue and red) to enjoy a full trip. Also, the cruise for the Thames river was only one way, we thought it was a round trip and that we will return to the same place we started to continue with the hop on hop off route but had to walked some time to go back and start again the route.
Lynne Pinto

Lynne

5/5

Jul, 2024

Good value for money and excellent experience with loads of information. Easy to get off and on the bus at different intervals and will definitely come back again.
Corrie Owens-Cline

Corrie

3/5

Jul, 2024

The map you have on your website is no longer accurate so we waited around for several busses to get on the ORANGE line and it no longer exists. With everyone using technology today, you should update your map on your site.

Red Route

Discover the best of Central London on the Red Route and spot iconic landmarks.

  • First bus: 8am from stop #1 (Green Park Underground)
  • Last bus: 6pm from stop #1 (Green Park Underground)
  • Frequency: every 10 to 20 mins
  • Popular stops: Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge & Big Ben

Blue Route

See the best of London from the East to the West on this route. Learn about the history of these popular landmarks through the pre-recorded audio commentary available on board.

  • First bus: 8am from stop #1 (Green Park Underground)
  • Last bus: 6pm from stop #4 (Marble Arch)
  • Frequency: every 20 mins
  • Popular stops: Kensington Palace, Harrods, Notting Hill & Paddington Station Complete

Green Route

On its Green route, get connected to King's cross and St. Pancras stations to the heart of London and easily join the Red and Blue routes.

  • First bus: 8:45am from stop #13 (Covent Garden)
  • Last bus: 7pm from stop #37 (Woburn)
  • Frequency: every 20 mins
  • Popular stops: Kings Cross Station, St. Pancras Station, British Museum & Temple Underground Station.

Please click here for detailed route maps and boarding points.

You can join a tour at any stop and hop on and off for the duration of your ticket.

Additional tours

Your HOHO pass also comes with four walking tours, one-way Thames River cruise, and an optional night tour. Make the most of your London trip with the upgrades.

Thames River cruise

From Tower Pier

  • First cruise: 10am
  • Last cruise: 7:20pm
  • Frequency: every 15-40 mins

From Westminster Pier

  • First cruise: 10am
  • Last cruise: 6:55pm
  • Frequency: every 15-40 mins

Evening bus tour

  • Departs at 7:30pm from stop #11 (London Eye)
  • Frequency: once every evening
  • Duration: 2 hours

Walking tour

  • Duration: 1.5-2 hours
  • Royal Walk starts at 10am from stop #7, 10am
  • Hidden Gems of the City of London Walk starts at 4pm from stop #14
  • Jack the Ripper Walk starts at 2pm from stop #16
  • Hidden Gems of Westminster Walk starts at 1pm from stop #10

Accessibility

  • This experience is not accessible by mobility scooters.
  • Require special accommodations for your wheelchairs? Rest assured as you can contact the service provider and they'll try to assist you.

Additional information

  • Public transport and sightseeing buses can't stop right at Buckingham Palace, but there is a stop just a 5-minute walk away.
  • The Tower Pier cruise starts at the Tower of London (stop #16) on Lower Thames St, London, and ends at either Waterloo Pier or Westminster Pier.
  • The cruise starting from Westminster Pier (stop #18) on the northwest side of Westminster Bridge, Victoria Embankment finishes at Tower Pier.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • No printout required! Just show your mobile voucher to the driver and collect your bus ticket.

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