Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour & The London Dungeon

Highlights

  • Take a hop-on hop-off bus tour around Central London.
  • See London’s most famous landmarks including Big Ben & Buckingham Palace.
  • Bus audio guide available in 11 languages.
  • Enjoy a one-way river cruise on the Thames with the 24-hour bus ticket option.
  • Visit the London Dungeon for a thrilling experience.

Overview

Bus Tour

London is one of the most famous cities in the world due to its rich history and iconic landmarks. With lots to do and see in London, maximise your time in the city with our London 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 leisure!

On this London sightseeing tour, you’ll be able to learn about the history and culture of the city through the audio guide. Become mesmerised by the astonishing views from the open-top bus as we drive by key landmarks!

Routes & Timetable

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 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.

River Thames Boat Ride

Enjoy a delightful one-way cruise down the River Thames and admire the beauty of the city from a unique perspective. Sail down from Tower Millennium Pier to Westminster Pier, or vice versa, and enjoy panoramic views of Tower Bridge, the Shard, Big Ben, and more along the way! There will be a bus stop located near each pier for you to hop back on to the bus and continue the tour!

River Cruise Route Map and Timetable

The London Dungeon

Visit the London Dungeon for a thrilling, interactive experience! Transport back in time as you walk through 16 interactive shows and meet some of London’s most infamous individuals including Guy Fawkes and Jack the Ripper!

Explore the dungeons and greet the different characters before going on the Drop Dead: Drop Ride. Dropping you from a 10m height, this ride is optional and only for the brave!

Inclusions

  • 1-day or 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour in London
  • One-way river cruise only with the 24-hour bus ticket option
  • Bus audio guide available in 11 languages

Exclusions

  • Entry to additional attractions
  • Food and drink

Additional information

Open daily

Summer
10am to 6pm (last entry 4:45pm)
On Thursdays The London Dungeon opens at 11am instead.

Winter
10am to 5pm (last entry 3:45pm)
On Thursdays The London Dungeon opens at 11am instead.

Location: The Queen's Walk, London SE1 7PB
Nearest tube station: Waterloo

Cancellation policy. A full refund can only be given if tickets are cancelled at least 72 hours prior to your entry time and date.
The London Dungeon is not suitable for child under the age of 5 years.
Tyrant Boat Ride is temporarily closed
This is your dated and timed entry ticket
Children up to 15 years of age will not be permitted to enter the attraction unless accompanied by an adult.
Children under the age of 5 are not permitted to enter The London Dungeon.
The London Dungeon is not suitable for people of a nervous disposition or children under the age of 12: entry is at the discretion of the parent/guardian.
Only purchase Same Day tickets if you are wishing to visit The London Dungeon on the same or next day.
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 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)
Cancellation policy. A full refund can only be given if tickets are cancelled at least 48 hours prior to your entry time and date.
The London Dungeon is not suitable for child under the age of 5 years.
Please book Standard Tickets (0-1 Days) for same or next day entrance to The London Dungeon
Advance Tickets (2 Day+) are only available for entrances at least 2 days after booking date.
Tyrant Boat Ride is temporarily closed
This is your dated and timed entry ticket
The Dungeon is not recommended for those of nervous disposition or very young children
On arrival at The Dungeon, please join the “next show” line at your pre-booked timeslot with your e-ticket
Children up to 15 years of age will not be permitted to enter the attraction unless accompanied by an adult