Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour & The lastminute.com London Eye

Highlights

  • Discover the very best of London on a panoramic open top bus tour.
  • Step into one of the iconic glass capsules and ascend 135m on the London Eye.
  • Cruise through the heart of the city on a free sightseeing cruise.
  • See St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the Shard, the London Eye and more.
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before selected tour date..

Overview

London Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Discover the beauty of London as you explore the city’s main areas with our London Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour! Providing you with the flexibility to hop on and off at any of our bus stops, you’ll be able to explore the city at your own pace. See London’s most famous landmarks such as the Big Ben, Tower Bridge, London Eye, and more, and learn about the history behind each place through the audio guide/live guide.

Routes & Timetable

The Classic Tour (Blue Route): Covers all the main Central London sights including Buckingham Palace, London Eye, Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and much more.

The Essential Tour (Red Route): Passes by Madame Tussauds, London Zoo, Trafalgar Square and two of the most famous parks in London: Hyde Park & Regents Park.

The Museum Tour (Orange Route): Explore London’s world-famous museums with the Museum Tour and pass by the beautiful Royal Albert Hall, Buckingham Palace, and Harrods along the way!

The Pick-Up/Drop-Off Route (Yellow Route): Operating in the mornings and late afternoons, this route travels from the popular hotel districts such as Kensington and Bayswater to Central London.

Click here to see Hop on Hop off map and timetable.

Boat Ride available with the 24hrs Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

Enjoy a complimentary sightseeing cruise along the heart of London’s River Thames with the City Cruises boat ride. Departing from Westminster Pier, this boat ride will take you to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa, allowing you to soak in panoramic views of the capital’s most iconic landmarks for a sightseeing experience like no other! Appreciate the beautiful views of the London Eye, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament and more! Additionally, discover fascinating facts as you cruise with live commentary from the captain or audio guide.

River Cruise Route Map and Timetable

London Eye – Standard Entrance Ticket

The standard London Eye ticket offers you stunning views from 135 metre heights! View the iconic London landmarks such as Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace! If the King is home, you’ll see the flag waving and if you’re lucky, you may even be able to see Windsor Castle on a clear day!

A standard ticket lasts for 30 minutes, which is the time it takes for the London Eye to revolve around completely. Relax and enjoy the London skyline at your leisure with your friends and family.

Free Walking Tours

Enjoy the Jack the Ripper Walking Tour and/or the Royal Walking Tour to enhance your sightseeing day out in London. On these 2-hour walking tours, you’ll learn about the dark side of London’s history or gain insight into the Royal family as you visit royal sites.

Inclusions

  • Admission to London Eye
  • Bus audio guides available in 11 languages
  • 1 Day, 24 Hours and 48 Hours Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour
  • River Thames Boat Ride

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrances to other attractions

Additional information

The lastminute.com London Eye
Open daily from 11:00am to 6:00pm (last entry 5:45pm)

Exceptions:
25 December: Closed
31 December: Closed
2nd and 3rd week of January: Closed for annual maintenance

Location: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB
Nearest tube station: Waterloo
Frequency 
Every 20 mins on the Red and Blue routes. Every 30 mins on the Orange route.

Departure point: You can join the tour from any of our touristic bus stops. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted Golden Tours Hop on Hop Off/London Tour Bus.

Click here to see Hop on Hop off map and timetable.

To view the latest service information please click here

Audio guide languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic.
One way ticket with 24hrs and return ticket with 48hrs bus ticket.
Operated by City Cruises
Boats leave every 30 minutes from: Westminster Pier to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa
Your ticket will be valid for one way journey only and not for a return trip.
Your one way boat ride ticket is valid from:
-Westminster Pier to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa.
River Cruise Route Map and Timetable
Open All Year except 24, 25, 26 December and 1st January.
Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
Start time: 3:30pm daily (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Finish time: 5pm 
Departure Point and Directions: Exit Tower Hill Station, London and wait at the Ice Cream Refreshments stand next to the station exit
Return Location: Near Liverpool Street Underground Station

Royal Walking Tour
Start time: 10am daily (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Finish: 12pm
Departure Point: Tourist Bus Stop outside The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Gate, SW1A 1AA (Nearest underground station: Victoria and Green Park)
Return Point: Westminster Abbey (Nearest underground station: Westminster Station)
Cancellation policy. A full refund can only be given if tickets are cancelled at least 48 hours prior to your entry time and date.
Until 24th March buses will be operate every 30 mins
You can join the tour from any of our multiple stops
The selected time slot for London Eye would be subject to availability
We can confirm the London Eye entrance slot as per the nearest availability
The cruise ticket is valid for a one-way journey only & not for return trip and can be used as per timetable
Please exchange your printed/digital voucher at the meeting point
From £66.00
From $84.00
From €78.00

Highlights

  • Discover the very best of London on a panoramic open top bus tour.
  • Step into one of the iconic glass capsules and ascend 135m on the London Eye.
  • Cruise through the heart of the city on a free sightseeing cruise.
  • See St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the Shard, the London Eye and more.
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before selected tour date..