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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

From US$21.20
  • Discover Oxford, the “City of Dreaming Spires”, at your own pace
  • Enjoy 20 stops, including Oxford Castle, University Park, and the station
  • Soak up 360-degree views from the top deck as you listen to audio commentary
City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$21.20
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24 Hour Bus Ticket
With this option, explore Oxford with a hop on hop off bus ticket, valid for 24 hours from first use.
From US$21.18
48 Hour Bus Ticket
With this option, explore Oxford with a hop on hop off bus ticket, valid for 48 hours from first use.
From US$23.91

Oxford’s public bus system caters much more to locals than it does to tourists. Save time and money as you explore on a hop-on, hop-off bus with a loop of 20 stops that's perfect for independent travelers. An open-air top deck delivers 360-degree views, while audio commentary is available via headset. Choose between 24- and 48-hour tickets.

What to Expect

Hop on the bus at a stop that suits you—perhaps at Oxford Railway Station—choose between cozy indoor seating or the open-air top deck, don your headset, if required, and explore away.

Depending on whether you’ve purchased 24-hour or 48-hour tickets, you’ll be able to hop on and off at any one of 20 stops, listed under itinerary below, for one or two days. Buses travel at 15–30–minute intervals, depending on the season, so you’ll never have a long wait for pickup.

Stops include Oxford Castle, the Sheldonian Theatre, and University Park, not to mention Christ Church College, a key filming location in the Harry Potter series. Soak up the onboard commentary and historic views as you savor this elegant city, hopping on and off when and where you want.

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1 - 5 of 33 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Wonderful way to learn about Oxford History.

I really enjoyed this tour and learnt a lot about Oxford. Didn't realize there were so many universities. The tour guide was fantastic and knew his stuff.

Thank Jedlynny
Reviewed 4 days ago
Expensive if you are in oxford for a short time

£30.00 for two of us....we arrived in oxford at 2 pm and as we struggle to walk too far went on this bus. It lasted more than an hour as we got stuck in traffic! Not enough information through the headphones for me. We are...More

Thank joanie2222
Reviewed 6 days ago
A great way to see the city and gain insight en route

We visited Oxford for the weekend, bringing our daughters aged 12 and 10 with us, for their first visit to the city. We only had one day for sightseeing and so took the hop-on, hop-off city sightseeing bus as a way of covering the main...More

Thank tjflutterby
Reviewed 1 week ago
A good way of getting your bearings around Oxford

Caught it straight from outside the railway station upon arrival. Was a pre recorded tour commentary which you listened to with earphones. They do sometimes have live commentators. There are twenty-four and forty-eight hour tickets. Very useful in that you can use the bus to...More

Thank Dolemite600
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brilliant tour!

We only had one day in Oxford so decided to do this tour to see as much as we could. We did the whole tour and then decided where we really wanted to get off and proceeded from there. Our driver was very friendly and...More

5  Thank casswife
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