Experience London during the most magical time of the year with Big Bus London. If you are spending time in the capital this Christmas, Big Bus has your guide to all the best events and festivities taking place in the city. Hop-on our Christmas bus with Santa and friends then Hop-off to marvel at dazzling London on our Christmas Lights Walking tour. The perfect way to kick off the festive season.

Christmas Bus

Get into the Christmas spirit this December on our decked out Christmas Bus. Our very own Santa will take you on a ride through London to see the Christmas lights from the top deck while learning all about the famous landmarks as you go. The bus will be decorated in Christmas cheer outside and in, with a sack full of presents waiting for children who board during the day. Don’t miss Santa this Christmas! Download the Big Bus app and locate the silver Christmas bus using the live tracker.


The Christmas bus will launch on 1 December in London and will operate on the Red Route every weekend during the month.

Big Bus Christmas map

From ice-skating rinks to spectacular trees, the Big Bus Christmas map plots your festive tour of the city. Head to Marble Arch on a Big Bus and Hop-off to enjoy the fun at Winter Wonderland, with fairground rides, an ice rink and a Christmas market to pick up your stocking fillers. Or why not, hop on our Red Route to Tower of London and skate the night away in front of one of London’s most famous landmarks, with impressive views of the Thames. Download the map today and explore the wonders of Christmas in London.

Big Bus Christmas Map

Christmas Lights walking tour

See London sparkle on our Christmas Lights walking tour. The capital’s most famous landmarks and popular destinations light up for the festive season, and the best way to see it up close is with one of our expert Big Bus Tour Guides. Starting with the spectacular tree at Trafalgar square, our walking tours are included free with all Big Bus Tours tickets.

Christmas Lights Walk Details:

Departure Time and Day: 16:30 daily in December
Departure Location: Green Park (Stop 1 – Red & Blue Route)
Language: English