Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour with Free 24 Hours & Tower of London


  • Flexibility to hop on and hop off at any bus stop.
  • Enjoy stunning views of London and its beautiful landmarks.
  • Visit the home of the Crown Jewels – The Tower of London.
  • Explore the White Tower and Royal Mint.
  • Audio guide available in 11 different languages.
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before selected tour date..
  • Extra 24 hours free this July & Aug when booking a 24, 48 or 72 hour ticket.


Free additional 24 hours
Travel in July and August and receive a free additional 24 hours with your 24, 48 or 72-hour open-top bus tour ticket

London Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Discover the beauty of London as you explore the city’s main areas with our Golden Tours 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 Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, London Eye, and more! Throughout the tour, you’ll also gain insight into the history behind each place through the audio commentary.

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.

River Thames Boat Ride

Enjoy a scenic London river cruise along the Thames with the City Cruises boat ride. Departing from Westminster Pier to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa, you’ll get to soak in beautiful panoramic views of the city’s most renowned landmarks such as the London Eye and Big Ben! Discover fascinating facts along the way with live commentary from the captain or audio guide.

River Cruise Route Map and Timetable

Visit the Tower of London

Take a trip to the infamous Tower of London! As one of the world’s oldest and most famous prisons, your Tower of London ticket will give you an insight into the tortures and horrors that the tower was known for. Access to the White Tower and the Royal Mint is also included in this ticket.

The Tower of London tour will include a chance to see the Crown Jewels up close as the exhibit showcases past and present crowns, rings, swords, robes, and more! The famous Kohinoor diamond is held at the Tower of London alongside many symbolic items belonging to the coronations of British royalty.

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.


  • River Thames one-way boat ride
  • Hop-on Hop-off ticket
  • Free extra 24 hours this July & August when booking the 24, 48 or 72 hour tickets
  • Admission to Tower of London
  • Bus audio guides available in 11 languages


  • Entrances to other attractions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Additional information

Open Daily

Planned Closures:
24th - 26th December & 1st January (Closed)
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.

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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)