Hop On Hop Off Service Information

Please Note: The below are subject to change.


Saturday 1st October - London Mini Marathon


On the morning of 1st October, road closures will be set up in central London to facilitate the London Mini Marathon. Unfortunately, this means our hop-on hop-off tours will be on diversions, and we won't be able to serve the following bus stops:


Yellow route:

- stop #3, London Eye

- stop #4, Waterloo Station

- stop #10, Westminster Pier


For the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, hop off at stop #2, Trafalgar Square.


For London Eye, hop off at stop #5, Covent Garden.


Blue route:


- stop #18, Westminster Bridge

- stop #19, Parliament Street

- stop #20, Horse Guards Parade


The closest bus stop is stop #21, Piccadilly.


Sunday 2nd October - London Marathon


There will be a number of road closures in central London on Sunday 2nd October to facilitate the London Marathon. Unfortunately, this means our tours will be on diversions, and we won't be able to serve the following bus stops:


Yellow route:


- stop #3, London Eye

- stop #4, Waterloo Station

- stop #8, Tooley Street

- stop #9, Tower of London

- stop #10, Westminster Pier


For the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, hop off at stop #2, Trafalgar Square.

For London Eye, hop off at stop #5, Covent Garden.

For Tower of London and Tower Bridge, hop off at stop #7, London Bridge.


Blue route:


- stop #18, Westminster Bridge

- stop #19, Parliament Street

- stop #20, Horse Guards Parade


The closest bus stop is stop #21, Piccadilly.


Stop closures


On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, between 10.30am and 12.30pm, stop #11, Buckingham Gate, on the yellow route is closed as a road closure is set up for the Changing of the Guards ceremony.


Closest stop is stop #12, Victoria Station, on the yellow route.


Friday 9th to Sunday 18th September


In preparation of the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a number of roads in central London will be closed. All our tours will be on diversion, and the following bus stops will be closed:


Yellow route:


- stop #2, Trafalgar Square

- stop #3, London Eye

- stop #4, Waterloo Station

- stop #5, Covent Garden

- stop #10, Westminster Pier

- stop #11, Buckingham Palace


The closest stops are stop #1, Coventry Street, stop #6, St Paul's Cathedral, and stop #12, Victoria Station.


Blue route:


- stop #18, Westminster Bridge

- stop #19, Parliament Street

- stop #20, Horse Guards Parade

- stop #21, Piccadilly

- stop #22, Green Park Station

- stop #23, Hard Rock Café


The closest stop is stop #14, Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate.


Accessing Buckingham Palace:


Buckingham Palace is situated under 15min walk from the following stops: stop #12, Victoria Station; stop #13, Grosvenor Gardens; and stop #14, Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate.


Monday 19th September


Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral will be taking place on Monday 19th September. As a mark of respect for the late monarch, we will not be operating our services in London and Windsor. Thank you for your understanding.


For customers whose ticket validity should end on 19th September, your ticket validity will automatically be extended by 24h.


Want to hop on at another date? No need to lift a finger. Your hop-on hop-off tickets are valid for a year from purchase, meaning you can use them at another date without changing your booking. 


Upcoming events


The following upcoming events are likely to cause disruptions to our service. More details will be given closer to the date of each event:


  • 2nd October – London Marathon
  • 3rd October – Alzheimer’s Marathon
  • 9th October – Royal Parks Half Marathon
  • 12th November – Lord Mayors Show
  • 11th and 13th November – Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday

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