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The hop-on hop-off service means you can explore this historical city from the comfort of a double-decker tourist bus. The upper deck is open-top to bring you even closer to the tourist attractions.

Make the most of your visit to London with the two routes offered: the Tower Loop (Red Loop) and the West End Loop (Blue Loop). These two routes have been created specially for you to see all that London has to offer.

You can get on and off the buses as often as you like during your ticket’s validity period. Enjoy the flexibility your ticket offers you so that you can visit London at your own speed and can explore its streets, neighborhoods and leading monuments before returning to one of our 24 buses to continue on your journey.

There are audio guides in 10 different languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Hindi, Chinese, Japanese and Portuguese. Don’t worry if you haven’t brought a headset of your own: you will be provided with a set free of charge. You will be given an information brochure when you get on one of the buses. In it you’ll find a map of London and more detailed information on the stops along the way.
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Madame Tussauds London
Tower of London
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Maximise your time in London with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Choose a 24- or 48-hour ticket and make the most of unlimited travel across two different routes for the ticket validity period. Get views of top London sights such as the Tower of London and Big Ben from the open-top bus, listen to audio commentary and enjoy the flexibility to hop on and off at any of the well-placed stops. The 48-hour ticket also includes an iVenture card, which offers entrance to one London attraction or lunch at a city restaurant. All 24- and 48-hour bus tickets also include a complimentary river cruise.
  • Discover London and its highlights with a hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • See the best of the English capital at your own pace with a 24- or 48-hour ticket
  • Travel by open-top, wheelchair-accessible, double-decker bus
  • Hop off to visit the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, the London Eye and more
  • Listen to the recorded commentary with the audio headset to ensure you don’t miss anything
  • Get an included iVenture London Attraction Pass with the 48-hour ticket
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Pathetic.... do not buy tickets

On a recent visit to London, we purchased this bus tour as it included a "free river cruise". Turned out the boat was very small ferry with no proper tour guide. And they asked for a tip at the end!. We were NOT informed when...More

1  Thank Comber20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Not bad!

We picked up the tour in Trafalgar square after taking the tube for five stops to Leicester square. It was somewaht informative but the prerecorded did not align with the places we passed by. I reccomend a live tour guide if you can afferd it....More

Thank RocNY_er
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Option to Explore London

City Tour gave us a nice, flexible way to see the main sights in the city. They are priced less than their competitors and provide the exact same service with one exception - they don't run busses late into the evening like others do. If...More

2  Thank Palmtree216
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile
Don't waste your money!

Absolutely atrocious! The app doesn't work so don't bother installing it. Waited over an hour for the bus (they tell you that they arrive every 15 minutes). Complained to the conductor who offered no apology. The in tour commentary ran slow so by the time...More

2  Thank lindam264
Terence G, Gerente at City Tour London, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Client, Thank you for letting us know you opinion about London City Tour. The bus frequency should be the one told by our staff and also published on our web page. Anyway, occasionally, our buses cannot get in time because of traffic or other...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Only of interest if you want to listen to elevator jazz

So the good news is that it's a perfectly fine way to drive around London and look at the sights, although the buses are nowhere near as frequent as you would like. But that's the good bit. Don't bother taking this one if you want...More

Thank SimonCanterbury
Terence G, Gerente at City Tour London, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear Simon, Thank you for your review. It will help our company to improve our service standards. Regarding to the frequency, we try to keep it in 10 minutes, however, sometimes traffic conditions may delay our buses. By the other hand, the audio alternate the...More

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