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Your open-top bus tour showcases the best of London's tourist attractions. Listen to colourful tales of London's rich 2000-year history and take in famous landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. Choose from a 24 or 48 hour ticket to discover the sights of London at your own pace.

 

The hop-on, hop-off bus tour of London also includes a free cruise along the River Thames; a selection of guided walking tours and a Big Bus voucher booklet that offers a range of discounts at attractions, shops and restaurants. The tour also offers you a choice of a recorded commentary in a range of languages, or a live commentary delivered by entertaining guides.

 

So if you are looking for things to do in London, make sure the Big Bus sightseeing tour is at the top of your list.

 

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Discover London's Top Tourist Attractions

 

The Big Bus tour of London has been carefully planned to take you to all of London's top tourist attractions. Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye are just some of the iconic landmarks you will discover on your sightseeing tour of London.

 

Awarded a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2013, our sightseeing tour is the most extensive in London, taking you to more tourist attractions than any other. What's more, our tour guides are experts when it comes to recommending things to do in London.

 

For more information on the places you will visit during your Big Bus Tour of London, check out the Tour Highlights page.

 

 

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Live Bus Tour Guides (Red Route)

 

Big Bus Tours is the classic hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of London.


All bus tours on the Red Route are led by experienced guides and London enthusiasts who will talk you through the history of the city, giving you a personal and entertaining commentary about London and its top tourist attractions.

 

Whether you are making your first trip to London or have lived here for many years, the Big Bus tour guides pride themselves on revealing something new and fascinating to every visitor.

 

The interesting and informative commentary provided by the professional tour guides is just one of the reasons why the Big Bus sightseeing tour is one of the very best things to do when visiting London.

 

 

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Recorded Multilingual Commentary (Blue Route)

 

The Blue Route is the most extensive open top bus tour in London.


The personal recorded commentary tells you all about London and its tourist attractions in your choice of 13 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Arabic, Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin and Russian. Complimentary earphones are provided.

 

In addition to the many sightseeing attractions of central London, the Blue Route also travels west to the Victoria & Albert and Science and Natural History Museums - all are free to enter. You will also discover the shopping havens of Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Kensington High Street.

 

 

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Hop-on, Hop-off London

 

Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours of London allow you to explore the sights at your own pace. There are more than 50 locations where you can get off the bus to visit attractions or explore places of interest.

 

This facility gives you the freedom to plan your own itinerary and explore the city's magnificent landmarks and exciting attractions for as little or as long as you like. You can hop-off and on the open-top buses as many times as you want within the validity of your ticket.

 

 

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River Thames Cruise

 

Your Big Bus Tours’ ticket enables you to hop-on and off any of the river boat services operated by our partners, City Cruises.

 

The river cruise includes live commentary and enables you to see the sights of London from a different angle. Tower Bridge, HMS Belfast, Shakespeare's Globe and the Tate Modern Art Gallery are just some of the famous highlights that line the riverside.

 

If you have purchased a 24hr ticket, you can travel on the Thames between Westminster Pier and the Tower of London. If you have purchased a 48hr ticket, the free River Thames cruise also offers you the chance to travel all the way to Greenwich and explore the National Maritime Museum and the Greenwich Royal Observatory. No matter how many times you tour the river, you'll always enjoy the sights and appreciate this unique view of London.

 

The river cruise departure times vary, but are approximately every 20 minutes in the summer and every 30-40 minutes in the winter. You can board the river cruise at Tower Pier, Westminster Pier or Waterloo Pier, however, please check with our staff on your day of travel.

 

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London Walking Tours

 

Our London walking tours are led by a friendly Big Bus tour guide, taking you on relaxed walking tours that give you the opportunity to learn about specific parts of London's history. You are free to join as many of the walking tours as you wish.

 

The Royal London Walk - 10.20am

 

Learn about the history of St James’ Palace and Buckingham Palace, putting you in a prime position for the Changing of the Guard Ceremony.

 

The Harry Potter Film Locations Walk - 1pm

 

This walk reveals seven London locations which have featured in the Harry Potter Films.

 

The Ghosts by Gaslight Walk- 4.30pm

 

Discover London’s darker history with tales of ghosts, murder and the troubled times that litter London’s past.

 

The walking tours last approximately 1½ - 2 hours and leave from Trafalgar Square; Big Bus stop 10.

 

 

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Special Offers in London

 

Big Bus Tours has a range of discounts and offers for you to use during your London visit. The Reward Voucher Book offers discounts at a variety of restaurants, shops and tourist attractions.

 

The voucher book is free for all Big Bus customers. Collect your rewards voucher book from one of the three main departure points: Baker Street, Green Park and Marble Arch.

 

 

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