London Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour – Golden Tours


  • See London’s iconic landmarks including the London Eye, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and more.
  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour in London with panoramic views of the city.
  • One-way cruise on the River Thames.
  • Live guide on selected blue route departures.
  • Audio guide available in 11 languages.
  • Free cancellations up to 24 hours before scheduled tour.


London is known for its rich history, traditional culture, and iconic landmarks. As one of the most famous cities in the world, there is so much to do and see! Explore the heart of London with our hop-on hop-off bus tour as we take you to the main hotspots of the city. Providing you with the flexibility to hop on and off as you please and explore the city at your own pace, choose between the 1-day, 24hr, 48hr, and 72hr bus ticket.

With four different bus routes and multiples stops along the way, we’ll show you the must-sees alongside some hidden gems of the city! Just hop aboard this sightseeing bus in London and keep an eye out for the city’s most famed landmarks.


The Classic Tour (Blue Route): Covers 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!

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

River Thames Boat Ride

Enjoy an enthralling one-way sightseeing cruise down the River Thames. 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 from a unique perspective. Have a sightseeing experience like no other as you see the London Eye and Big Ben as you cruise through London Eye Waterloo Pier and learn fascinating facts about the famous Tower Bridge and Waterloo Bridge from the captain or audio guide.

River Cruise Route Map and Timetable

Free Walking Tours- worth £30

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.


  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour in London
  • Bus audio guide available in 11 languages
  • Live guide on selected blue route departures
  • One-way river cruise on the Thames
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before scheduled tour


  • Entry to attractions
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel pickup

Additional information

Every 20 mins on the Red and Blue routes. Every 30 mins on the Orange route.

Another way to find each bus stop is to use what3words. This will pinpoint a 3 metre square box where you will find each. The words to use can be found here

To view the latest service information please click here
operated by City Cruises
Boats leave every 30 minutes from:

Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH
Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT

The boat cruise is approx. 30 minutes in duration.
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 London Walking Tour
Start time: 10am daily (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Finish: 12pm
Departure Point: Tourist Bus Stop outside The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Gate, SW1A 1AA (Nearest underground station: Victoria and Green Park)
Return Point: Westminster Abbey (Nearest underground station: Westminster Station)
Audio guides available in 11 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic).
This is a hop-on hop-off bus service, you can join at any Golden Tours bus stop.
Duration valid from when you first hop-on the bus. Unlimited usage within your chosen timeframe. Does not include London by Night service. 
One-way river cruise to be used between Westminster to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa.
**You can cancel your reservation for this product up to 24hrs before to get a refund in full.