Big Bus London Hop-On Hop-Off Tour and River Cruise with Optional London Eye

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  • Duration: 60 to 120 minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Greater London, United Kingdom
  • Product code: 6506LONHOHO
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Itinerary

Red Route - Best of Central London (Limited Service until Spring 2021)

Route Duration: 2 hours

Stops on the Red Route - Best of Central London (Limited Service until Spring 2021):
  • Green Park - Next to the Ritz, by entry to Green Park
  • Hyde Park Corner - 135 Piccadilly, stop opposite Hard Rock Café
  • Queen Elizabeth Gate - Stop opposite London Hilton
  • Marble Arch - Speakers’ Corner
  • Mayfair - Stop S, top of Park Lane
  • Regent Street - Stop V, Regent Street
  • Piccadilly Circus - Stop G, Regent Street
  • Trafalgar Square - Stop Z by the National Gallery
  • Craig's Court - Junction of Craig's Court & Whitehall
  • Whitehall - Stop opposite Horse Guards
  • London Eye - Westminster Bridge by lion statue
  • Waterloo - Stop F, York Road
  • Covent Garden - Stop outside No. 1 Aldwych
  • St. Paul's Cathedral - Opposite MacDonalds
  • Tooley Street - City Hall
  • The Tower Of London (Stop TA) - Tower Hill stop
  • Temple Station - Embankment
  • Westminster Pier (Stop K) - Stop K, Victoria Embankment
  • Tothill Street - Outside the Blue Boar
  • Buckingham Palace Road - Outside No. 1 Buckingham Gate
  • Nova Food - Buckingham Palace Road, outside sourced
  • London Victoria Rail Station - Buckingham Palace Road
Attractions on the Red Route - Best of Central London (Limited Service until Spring 2021):

Tower of London / Buckingham Palace / HMS Belfast / Tower Bridge / Big Bus Tours / Somerset House / Mayfair / Nelson's Column / Piccadilly Circus / St. James's Park / St. James's Palace / St. Paul's Cathedral / Royal Opera House / Trafalgar Square / Hyde Park / Westminster Abbey / Covent Garden / Leicester Square / Houses of Parliament / Big Ben / Westminster Cathedral / Bank of England Museum / Green Park / Cenotaph / Changing of the Guard / Royal Albert Hall / Parliament Square / Statue of Eros (Anteros) / Downing Street / Royal Mews / Southwark Cathedral / Temple Church / Regent Street / St. Mary le Strand / St. Clement Danes Church / The Mall / Whitehall / The Monument to the Great Fire of London / Admiralty Arch / Thames River / Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum / Cleopatra's Needle / London Eye / Wellington Arch / 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin) / Grosvenor Square / Westminster Bridge / The View from The Shard / The London Film Museum - Covent Garden / Royal Exchange Building London / London Bridge / London Victoria Station / Wellington Monument (Achille's Statue) / Marble Arch Theatre / Marble Arch / Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain / City Hall / Borough Market / The London Dungeon / SEA LIFE London Aquarium / DreamWork's Tours: Shrek's Adventure! London / Westminster Bridge / Fleet Street

Operates: Buses depart every 30 - 60 mins in summer. The first bus departs from Victoria Stand at 10:30 and the last bus departs at 16:30. Limited Service Includes: Stop 21 Victoria, Stop 4 Marble Arch, Stop 11 London Eye, Stop 14 St Pauls, Stop 16 Tower of London We have introduced a number of new health & safety measures to reduce the risk associated with the spread of Covid-19 inline with government advice & requirements of the local authorities. These include regular cleaning of buses & social distancing measures. To uphold these new safety & hygiene standards in keeping our guests safe during the Covid-19 Pandemic, we may have to operate a reduced service & changes to ticket inclusions. This may include frequency of departures, changes to routes & reduction/removal of stops. Customers are advised to visit our website or download our app to find out more about our new health & safety measures & the most update service information.

Blue Route - Best of the West (Not available until Spring 2021)

Route Duration: 1 hour

Stops on the Blue Route - Best of the West (Not available until Spring 2021):
  • Marble Arch - Speakers Corner
  • Mayfair - Stop S, Park Lane
  • Green Park - Next to the Ritz, by entry to Green Park
  • Hyde Park Corner - Opposite Hard Rock Cafe
  • Hyde Park Corner - Stop L, outside Lanesborough Hotel
  • Harrods - Brompton Road
  • South Kensington Museums (Stop K) - Stop N, near Rembrandt Hotel
  • Gloucester Road (Stop GR) - Stop GR, outside underground station
  • Kensington Palace (Stop N) - Stop N, Kensington Road
  • Notting Hill Gate - Stop M, Notting Hill Gate
  • Kensington Palace Gardens - Bayswater Road, outside Urban Meadow Cafe
  • Thistle Hyde Park - Kensington Gardens - Bayswater Road
  • Lancaster Gate Columbia Hotel (Stop LE) - Stop LE, outside Columbia Hotel
  • Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace (Stop D) - London Road at junction with Praed Street
  • Hilton London Metropole - By the Metropole Hotel
Attractions on the Blue Route - Best of the West (Not available until Spring 2021):

Marble Arch / Marble Arch Theatre / Mayfair / Park Lane / Hyde Park Corner / Wellington Arch / Knightsbridge / Harrods / V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum / Natural History Museum / Science Museum / Royal Albert Hall / Albert Memorial / Kensington High Street / Kensington Palace / Kensington Gardens / Notting Hill / Bayswater / Paddington Station / Oxford Street

Operates: Buses depart every 20 minutes. The first bus departs from Marble Arch at 8:30 and the last bus departs at 16:30

Green Route - North to Central Link (Not available until Spring 2021)

Route Duration: 1 hour

Stops on the Green Route - North to Central Link (Not available until Spring 2021):
  • Woburn - Opposite Russell Court
  • Euston - Stop L, corner of Upper Woburn Place & Euston Road
  • King's Cross and St Pancras (Stop T) - Stop T, Pancras Road, diagonally opposite Great Northern Hotel
  • St Pancras International (Stop S) - Stop S, Midland Road, opposite Francis Crick Institute/British Library
  • Euston Road - Stop M, Upper Woburn Place, next to St. Pancras Church
  • Woburn - Outside Russell Court
  • The British Museum - Stop X, Southampton Row
  • Temple Station - Embankment, opposite Temple underground Station
  • Covent Garden - Stop outside No. 1 Aldwych
  • The British Museum - Stop Y, Southampton Row
Attractions on the Green Route - North to Central Link (Not available until Spring 2021):

St. Pancras International Station / King's Cross Station / London Euston Station / Russell Square / The British Museum / Holborn / Covent Garden / St. Clement Danes Church / St. Mary le Strand / Temple Church / Cleopatra's Needle / Victoria Embankment / Thames River

Operates: Buses depart every 20-30 minutes. The first bus departs from Woburn at 8:40 and the last bus departs at 17:30


Inclusions

  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Recorded commentary
  • Complimentary earphones
  • 30-minute river cruise (Friday - Sunday Only)
  • Hotel drop-off for those staying in Paddington, Bayswater, Notting Hill and Kensington
  • Limited Hop on Hop off with 5 stops
  • Optional London Eye Ticket

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Schedule Details

Departure Dates:

Daily.

Departure Point:

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Departure time

See itinerary

Duration

60 to 120 minutes(approx.)

Return details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Tickets are valid from the first date of redemption

Buses are all equipped with ramps for wheelchairs or strollers

Redeem your voucher at any of the designated Big Bus stops

Infants (age 0-4) can go on the tour free of charge

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

For your optional London Eye ticket you must reserve the your time slot in advance please use the link printed on your voucher.

Until Spring 2021 only the Red Route is operating with limited stops. Hop on Hop Off at Stop 21 Victoria, Stop 4 Marble Arch, Stop 11 London Eye, Stop 14 St Pauls, Stop 16 Tower of London

Most travelers can participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Face mask available where required. Explore the city from the top deck of our open top buses and discover many aspects of its history and culture in an open-air environment.

Posted By : Kierra P

The bus tour was a very convenient way to see most of the city. I recommend it if you need to get around to sight see.


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Posted On : 2020-02-24


Posted By : Giulissa L

All routes and areas taking care of with this hop on hop off. Found all the staff helpful and the knowledge that the guides have is far better then any of the other hop on hop offs I've done all over europe.


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Posted On : 2020-01-31


Posted By : Raymond B

Great service and a great way to see the sights in a short time frame.
Very friendly supportive staff and audio equipment worked very well and information provided was of a high standard.


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Posted On : 2019-11-14


Posted By : Tracy

Availibility of busses limited. Green Park stop not in use but no signage at the stop to tell you this.
Last bus finishes too early for summer.
River cruise was lovely, pity it didn't go up to Canary wharf.


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Posted On : 2020-08-13


Posted By : Kerry G

We had a difficult time locating the bus stops while in the city. Once we found it the bus operator was very nice and helpful.


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Posted On : 2020-03-04


Posted By : ian.hendry

Viator are third-party service to Big Bus tours. Even though we booked and paid early, before Christmas Day, Big Bus demanded a 6 pound premium per person and non-negotiable, this even without live guide, walking tour or short boat cruise on Thames. Appreciate the 25th was a national holiday, but the buses were crammed to capacity and Big Bus would clearly have known the tickets sold. Having done hip-hops in many cities, the Big Bus attitude was by far the worse with minimal courtesy shown. The actual stops were fine but competitor firms are similar. Most disappointed.


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Posted On : 2020-01-01


Posted By : Michelle H

London is very congested and kind of dirty. The people there were friendly and helpful. I don’t think I will go back there again.


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Posted On : 2019-11-14


Posted By : Gail D

I have done hop on hop off busses all over Europe,but the London traffic made the trip excruciating. I could have walked faster, which is why the locals all walk.
Guides were good, but few were native English speakers.


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Posted On : 2019-11-13


Posted By : viviane M

We literally threw our money out with this one. Busses don't come often, Crew not helpful and it is constantly STUCK in traffic. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME! use the underground to move where you want to go and see the sights there..


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Posted On : 2019-11-12


Posted By : FIYAI F

I have never seen such inefficiency.Got to Victoria station,London,nobody talked to me.I called the customer service line for at least 21 times,nobody picked the call,the next day,nobody even returned my call.One of the biggest ways to waste of your time and money.Want a refund,there is nobody to talk to.Such a shameles scam of a company.


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Posted On : 2019-11-08