Open Top Bus Tours

Tour Overview

The open-top buses provide the perfect view of London’s landmarks and the carefully designed route takes you to all of London’s key sights.

You have the choice of an entertaining live guide, who will provide an engaging insight into the history of London, or a personal recorded commentary in a choice of languages, delivered via headphones. Your ticket is valid for all tours and you can interchange between buses at your leisure.

You can hop on and off the bus at many places of interest, to explore or visit attractions. Buses run at regular 10-20 minute intervals, so rejoining the tour is easy.

Your ticket also includes a boat cruise on the River Thames, the option to join up to four guided walks and Big Bus Tours’ exclusive Reward Vouchers, giving you excellent discounts at London attractions, shops and restaurants.

The Big Bus Tour is valid for 48 hours until the 28th of February and you can use all of the tour inclusions throughout this time.

Ticket Inclusion

All the famous landmarks
48 hour ticket (until 28th of February)
Hop-on, hop- off at over 50 places of interest
Live guides or recorded commentary
4 walking tours
Thames River Cruise
Reward Voucher Book

Tour Highlights

Buckingham Palace
The Tower of London
Big Ben
Houses of Parliament
London Eye
Tower Bridge
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul’s Cathedral
Trafalgar Square
British Museum


The Big Bus tour gives you a choice of either recorded commentary in eight languages on the Blue Route, or live English commentary provided by a professional Big Bus guide on the Red Route.

The Blue Route offers recorded commentary in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese and Portuguese.

Days of Operation


Mar to Oct – First departure 8:30 am. Last departure 6:00 pm
Nov to Feb – First departure 8:30 am. Last departure 4:30 pm