Golden Tours

1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Sit back, relax, and take in the views of London with a Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour.
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    What you'll do

    LIMITED-TIME SPECIAL OFFER: enjoy a FREE upgrade to a 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off ticket with Big Bus if you visit before March 21. Your pass must still be valid to redeem this offer.

    Enjoy a 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with The London Pass®

    • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
    • One calendar day Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour ticket to explore the capital at your leisure.
    • See some of London's best attractions.
    • Audio guides are available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

    Please note: you can redeem your pass for a 1-day ticket on either Golden Tours or Big Bus. Your bus ticket is then valid for the remainder of the date you redeem your pass on and is valid only on your selected service.

    Sit back, relax, and take in the views of London with a Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour. Choose from two different operators with your pass, both of which will allow you to tick off Central London's top attractions and get to know the city a little better.

    What to expect on your London bus tour

    If you're ready to explore all that London has to offer, look no further than the Hop On Hop Off London tour. This London bus tour allows you to see all the iconic landmarks and attractions at your own pace. From the Tower of London to Buckingham Palace, the London Tour Bus ensures that you won't miss a thing. For the ultimate experience, consider Golden Tours or Big Bus. With their award-winning live guides and multilingual audio commentary, you can learn more about London's rich history while taking in the sights. Don't miss out on the opportunity to see the city in a whole new way with The London Pass®.

    Is hop-on hop-off London worth it?

    It depends on what you're looking to get out of your trip! If you want a quick and easy way to see many of London's top spots without worrying about public transport, then yes, a hop-on hop-off tour is perfect.

    Hop-on hop-off bus tour highlights

    Tower of London – a must-see London sight. Learn about the Tower’s wealth of history, dating back to the Norman Conquest. You’ll learn about the secrets and scandals of the court, and the role the Tower used to play as a palace, prison, armory, and menagerie. 

    Westminster Abbey – Hop off here and explore the country’s coronation church since the 11th century. See the kaleidoscopic stained-glass windows, old paintings, and pews and find out about the final resting spots of famous royals, writers, and intellectuals. 

    Tower Bridge – this bridge is one of the most iconic in the UK and when you hop off here, you’ll see why. Explore the Victorian engine room and ignore your fear of heights as you take to the elevated glass walkway above the river. 

    Buckingham Palace – home to King Charles III, this is one of the few working palaces left in the world and a must-see on any visit to the capital. Hop off here and catch the Changing of the Guard before escaping the hustle and bustle with a stroll through Green Park. 

    Trafalgar Square – this famed London landmark is one of the city's cultural hubs and hosts events, festival celebrations, rallies, and more. It’s also home to the National Gallery, one of the country's most important art museums. Trafalgar Square is also a stone’s throw away from the Embankment, which is great for epic views along the river. Enjoy the ride with the London Big Bus Tour!

    When your time is up on the bus, you can always take the London Transport Network with a visitor Oyster card. To help you with your planning and budgeting, we've created an easy side-by-side chart to help you understand pricing for getting around.

    1-day hop-on hop-off bus tour FAQs

    Q. Can I get off and rejoin the bus tour at any stop?
    A. Yes, you can hop on and off at any designated stop throughout the day.

    Q. How long does the bus tour take to complete without hopping off?
    A. The complete loop takes approximately two and a half hours, depending on traffic.

    Q. Are the bus tours guided?
    A. Yes, the tours are accompanied by an informative audio guide available in multiple languages.

    Q. Are the buses wheelchair accessible?
    A. Yes, all the buses are fully wheelchair accessible, with designated seating and wheelchair space available.

    Q. What attractions and landmarks can I see on the bus tour?
    A. You will pass by and have the opportunity to hop off at top landmarks such as the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and Big Ben.

    The London Pass® is a better way to sightsee. Your pass includes 1-day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour tickets, plus admission to dozens of top London attractions for one money-saving price.

    Know before you go

    Getting in

    Just show your pass when boarding either a Golden Tours bus or a Big Bus.

    • For details of the route, stopping points, and days of operation for Golden Tours, please visit
    • For details of the route, stopping points, and days of operation for Big Bus, please visit

    Please note

    A bus tour is a great way to see the top sights around London, however, we advise against using bus tours as a mode of transportation around the city. For more efficient transport - we'd suggest using London's public transport networks.

    For more information and details of any impact on Hop-On Hop-Off bus services due to events in Central London please see the Golden Tours website or the Big Bus website.

    Where you'll be

    Map of location of attraction

    Tourist Bus Stop Westminster Bridge Road (eastbound), London, GB

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    Operating hours

    For details of the route, stopping points, and days of operation, please visit the Golden Tours website or the Big Bus website.

    Details of any impact to Hop-On Hop-Off bus services as a result of events or activities in Central London can be found here for Golden Tours or  Big Bus.

    1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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