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Overview of the City: The Big Bus London HOHO routes are designed in a manner that ensures they give you a complete overview of the city. Even if you do not hop on and hop off, you can sit on the bus and still enjoy the sights.
See the Top Landmarks: London Big Bus tours are an excellent way to see all the major landmarks without the stress of organizing your own itinerary and saving money on transportation
Multiple Routes: The London Big Bus Tours operate along four routes. They cover all the major tourist destinations in Central London, the City of London, and West London like the London Eye, Kensington Palace, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, and Westminster Abbey.
Audio Guides: You can also learn some interesting facts as you listen to commentary in 12 languages on the tour’s audio guides and enjoy free walking tours and a river cruise!
Audio guide languages are available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Flexible Cancelation Policy: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours in advance.
Discounted Ticket: Children aged 5-15 enjoy reduced ticket pricing.
The Red Route/Classic Red Tour travels around best of Central London. The route has 22 stops. Highlights are Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, the London Eye, Big Ben, and St Paul’s Cathedral.
This route lasts for around 90 minutes. The first bus starts from Green Park Underground at 9 AM.
The Blue Route/Big Blue Tour is perfect for visitors that want to see the best of West London, from Kensington Palace and Harrods to Notting Hill. It starts near Piccadilly and travels to the ritzy shopping areas near Park Lane, Regent Street, Oxford Circus, and Hyde Park.
This route lasts around 150 minutes. The first bus starts from the Green Park Underground at 8:30 AM.
This route is primarily a transport link that connects Euston Station and King’s Cross Station to Central London. It starts at Covent Garden and has 10 stations that cover attractions like British Museum, Russel Square, and Holborn.
The first bus leaves from King’s Cross Station at 8:50 AM and the last bus at 5:40 PM, while the first bus leaves from Covent Garden at 8:45 AM and the last bus at 6:20 PM.
The River Cruise takes you down the River Thames from Westminster to Greenwich. You can hop on and hop off at Westminster Pier, the London Eye Pier, Waterloo Pier, Tower Bridge Pier, and the Greenwich Pier (for those with a Premium or Deluxe ticket).
The first river cruise leaves at 8:50 AM and the last one leaves at 6:35 PM, and the entire cruise takes approximately 30 minutes.
Here are some suggested Big Bus HOHO routes you can follow in London:
If you have just one day in London then pick the Red Route of the London Big Bus Tours and explore all the top attractions in West London and Central London London. Here is a sample itinerary you can use:
If you have 2 days, you can explore the attractions in London at a more leisurely pace. Here is a sample itinerary to use:
Day 1 – Blue Route: Set out from Green Park Underground and get down and explore the South Kensington Museums. Visit Kensington Palace and have lunch in the area, or at nearby Notting Hill. Get on the bus and stop at Baker Street for the Sherlock Holmes Museum and Madame Tussauds. Stop at the London Eye to ride the London Eye, and visit the London Dungeons and SeaLife Aquarium. Finally walk down to Westminster Pier and take the free river cruise.
Day 2 – Red Route: Start your day at Trafalgar Square for the free ‘Royal Walk’ walking tour at 10 AM. After the tour head to Westminster Abbey. Get on the Red Route and get off at St Paul’s Cathedral. Then head to the City Hall stop to explore the H.M.S. Belfast. Finally, cross Tower Bridge, or take the bus again and get down at the Tower of London and spend time exploring the attraction.
If you have 3 days to explore London fully, you can use all 3 routes of the London Big Bus. Here is a sample itinerary you can use –
Day 1 – Blue Route: Take the bus to the South Kensington Museums to explore the Museum of Natural History, Victoria & Albert Museum, and Science Museum. Take the bus to explore Kensington Palace and Gardens. Get down Baker Street for the Sherlock Holmes Museum and Madame Tussauds. Finish your day exploring the shops on Oxford Street.
Day 2 – Red Route & Green Link: Start your day at Trafalgar Square for the free ‘Royal Walk’ walking tour. Then head to Westminster Abbey, Downing Street, and Churchill Museum. Then change to Green Route at Covent Garden and get down at the British Museum. Return to Covent Garden and explore the area of West End.
Day 3 – Red Route: Start your trip at the London Eye and explore the nearby SeaLife Aquarium and London Dungeons. Get on the Red Bus route and get off at the Tower of London and explore the landmarks around it, including H.M.S Belfast. Take the free river cruise from the Tower of London and alight at Westminster Pier.
Visit the Queen’s residence at Buckingham Palace. Stroll through the vast palatial gardens and witness the Change of Guards ceremony, at this treasure trove of royal experiences.
Experience a breathtaking view of London from atop the 443-feet high London Eye observation wheel located near the River Thames, for a unique perspective of London.
One of the UK’s most important religious buildings, Westminster Abbey the burial and memorial site of writers, actors, scientists, thinkers, and other famous historical significant figures.
Just off the banks of River Thames, the London Bridge area is famous for its restaurants and the Tower Bridge. Often confused with the London Bridge, the Tower Bridge has stunning river views.
St Paul’s Cathedral is one of Europe’s largest cathedrals Listen to the haunting acoustics in the Whispering Gallery and soaking in the breathtaking views offered by the cathedral's galleries.
Explore the beautiful River Thames on a River Cruise. Travel under the London Bridge, see the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and admire the Festival Hall and the London Eye.
Parliament Square has some of the capital’s most iconic buildings including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and statues of famous leaders and historical figures.
Home to lifelike wax figures of over 250 celebrities, at Madame Tussauds you can see the Royal Family, Benedict Cumberbatch, James Bond, and more.
A. Big Bus is one of the top hop-on hop-off tours in London.
A. Hop-on hop-off buses are tourist buses that allow you to board and leave whenever you like and sightsee at your own convenience.
A. You can purchase London Big Bus hop on hop off bus tour tickets online.
A. Yes, you can buy London Big Bus hop-on-hop-off tickets online here.
A. There are multiple hop-on hop-off bus tours, most of which begin from £36.90.
A. London Big Bus hop-on hop-off bus tours run at a frequency of 30 to 60 minutes.
A. There are three Big Bus tour routes in London - the red, blue, and green link.
A. Yes, you will get access to audio guides available in up to 12 languages to learn more about the city.
A. Yes, the London Big Bus hop-on hop-off tours are accessibility-friendly for wheelchair users.