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Enjoy our hop-on hop-off, open-top sightseeing bus tour of London and discover the landmarks and stories of this dynamic and historical city. Your experience also includes a tour along the Thames between the Tower of London and Westminster Pier.
Explore the city at your own pace with our flexible hop-on, hop-off tours.
Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours give you the freedom to plan your own sightseeing - explore London’s landmarks for as little or as long as you like. Hop off the tour as much as you want within the validity period of your ticket, and simply hop back on when you're ready. If you purchase a ticket that offers validity for more than 1 day, you must travel on consecutive days.
Thames River Cruise
One-way trip included with your Big Bus ticket
Take to the water with a one-way river cruise, operated by our partner City Cruises. The cruise gives you a fantastic opportunity to see the city from a different angle on the River Thames, with fascinating live commentary offered in English. For more information, see our Big Benefits page.
Big Bus Walking Tours
Discover the heart of London on foot.
Our walking tours, led by one of our expert Big Bus tour guides, give you access to areas that you can’t visit by bus, while our guides reveal historical facts and fascinating stories about famous London buildings and cultural institutions. Our Changing of the Guard Walk (Stop #7, 10am, 1.5hrs) reveals iconic royal pageantry (will revert to the Royal Walk on days the Changing of the Guard doesn't take place), our City of London Walk (Stop #14, 1pm, 1.5hrs) will explore the history and modern architecture of the City of London, and our Jack the Ripper Walk (Stop #16, 4pm, 1.5hrs) explores the East End while sharing tales of London's most notorious serial killer. Please note: You can enjoy all three walking tours with your bus tour ticket!
See central London's best sights
Our Red Route showcases London's famous landmarks and monuments, from exclusive Belgravia in the west, to Tower Bridge in the east. Listen to stories and facts about the city's 2000-year history via our entertaining pre-recorded commentary. For Red Route stops, bus times, frequency and tour duration, please visit our Red Route Schedule Page.
See the best of West London
Our Blue Route showcases the best of London. In the east you'll see iconic London landmarks like the Tower of London and Tower Bridge, the London Eye, the old City of London and Trafalgar Square. In the west you'll pass elegant Kensington Palace and bustling Harrods, stylish Notting Hill and the famous Paddington station. Along the way, you'll enjoy an entertaining and informative pre-recorded commentary. For Blue Route stops, bus times, frequency and tour duration, please visit our Blue Route Schedule Page.
Connecting King's Cross and Euston with Central London.
Hop on our London Green Link Route, connecting King's Cross and St. Pancras stations with Covent Garden, where you'll be able to easily join our Red Route and Blue Route bus tours. For Green Link stops, bus times, frequency and tour duration, please visit our Green Link Schedule Page.
Hotel Return Service
Return to your West London hotel once your tour ends.
Customers who arrive at our Marble Arch bus stop after the final tour has departed can hop on our Hotel Return Service (Purple Route) to connect with hotels in Bayswater, Kensington & Notting Hill. This service is exclusively available from our Marble Arch bus stop for 2 hours after the last Red or Blue Route bus tour has departed.
See all the top Landmarks
Big Bus gives you the best view of all London's famous sights.
Our Big Bus tour of London has been carefully designed to show you all of the top London tourist attractions, including Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the London Eye.
Available in 5 languages on all buses.
Tune in to our pre-recorded commentary during your tour. Our engaging virtual guides will entertain you with incredible facts and stories about London's history, landmarks, famous figures and more! Choose from 5 languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
Free Mobile App
Now with live bus arrival times!
Download our free mobile app for the perfect pocket companion to your sightseeing adventure. Our live bus arrival times feature lets you spend a little longer sipping that latte, browsing at the museum or taking that all-important selfie, so you can simply arrive 5 minutes early at the bus stop. In addition to live bus arrival times, you'll also get detailed maps and route information, live bus tracking, walking directions, facts about famous landmarks and attractions, ticket offers and more. Save memory-making minutes on your city adventure with Big Bus Tours.
Plan ahead for your tour with our service updates
Visit our Service Information Page for up-to-date information about our current service.
Available on all buses.
With free Wi-Fi across our entire fleet of London buses, you can email, tweet and post whenever and wherever you’re on-board.
If your circumstances change and you need to amend your ticket, we’ll need to know at least 72 hours before your tour.
The quickest way to make changes to your booking is by downloading the Big Bus Tours app and chatting with our friendly Customer Service team.