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With a single Big Bus London hop-on hop-off pass, you can connect to three routes - red, blue, and green - catering to more than 50 stops near famed London attractions. You have complete control over your itinerary and can hop on and off at the bus stops as many times as you want. Chart your course with the Big Bus London map, and enjoy seamless exploration on double-decker, open-top buses that ply regularly. Learn more about Big Bus London timetable, routes, and maps, and book your tickets now!

Big Bus London map and stops: Red route

Route overview
Map and stops
  • Best suited for: History buffs, nature lovers
  • Major sights: Buckingham Palace, London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben
  • First bus: 8:15am (from Stop 1: Green Park Underground)
  • Last bus: 6pm (from Stop 1: Green Park Underground)
  • No. of stops: 24
  • Frequency: Every 10 to 20 minutes
  • Full loop duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Recommended ticket: Big Bus: 24/48-Hour Hop-On-Hop-Off London Tour with Optional Cruise

Stop 1 to 5

Stop 1: Green Park Underground | Stop 2: Hard Rock Cafe | Stop 3: Queen Mother Gates | Stop 4: Marble Arch (Westbound) | Stop 5: Regent Street 

Stops 6 to 10

Stop 6: Piccadilly Circus | Stop 7: Trafalgar Square | Stop 8: Craig’s Court | Stop 9: Horseguards | Stop 10: Whitehall

Stops 11 to 15

Stop 11: London Eye (Eastbound) | Stop 12: Waterloo (Eastbound) | Stop 13: Covent Garden | Stop 14: St Paul’s Cathedral | Stop 15: London Bridge (Tooley Street) 

Stops 16 to 20

Stop 16: Tower of London | Stop 17: Temple Underground Station | Stop 18: Westminster Pier | Stop 19: London Eye (Westbound) | Stop 20: Lambeth Palace 

Stops 21 to 24

Stop 21: College Green | Stop 22: Tothill Street | Stop 23: Buckingham Palace | Stop 25: Victoria Station

Big Bus London map and stops: Blue route

Route overview
Map and stops
  • Best suited for: Shoppers, nature lovers, history buffs
  • Major sights: Downing Street, Houses of Parliament, Kensington Palace and Garden, Harrods, Marble Arch
  • First bus: 8am (from Victoria, Nova Complex)
  • Last bus: 6pm (from Victoria, Nova Complex)
  • No. of stops: 39
  • Frequency: Every 15 to 20 minutes
  • Full loop duration: 3 hours 35 minutes

Recommended ticket: Big Bus: 24/48-Hour Hop-On-Hop-Off London Tour with Optional Cruise

Stop 1 to 10

Stop 24: Victoria, Nova Complex | Stop 25: Victoria Station | Stop 26: Queen Mother Gates | Stop 27: Marble Arch (Westbound) | Stop 28: Green Park | Stop 29: Hard Rock Cafe | Stop 30: Hyde Park Corner | Stop 31: Harrods | Stop 32: South Kensington Museums | Stop 33: Gloucester Road 

Stops 11 to 20

Stop 34: Kensington Palace | Stop 35: Notting Hill | Stop 36: Kensington Gardens | Stop 37: Thistle Hotel Kensington Gardens | Stop 38: Lancaster Gate | Stop 39: Paddington Station | Stop 40: Praed Street | Stop 41: Marble Arch (Eastbound) | Stop 42: Baker Street | Stop 43: Oxford Street 

Stops 21 to 30

Stop 5: Regent Street | Stop 6: Piccadilly Circus | Stop 7: Trafalgar Square | Stop 8: Craig's Court | Stop 9: Horseguards | Stop 10: Whitehall | Stop 11: London Eye (Eastbound) | Stop 12: Waterloo (Eastbound) | Stop 13: Covent Garden | Stop 14: St Paul’s Cathedral

Stops 31 to 39

Stop 15: London Bridge | Stop 16: Tower of London | Stop 17: Temple Underground Station | Stop 18: Westminster Pier | Stop 19: London Eye (Westbound) | Stop 20: Lambeth Palace | Stop 21: College Green | Stop 22: Tothill Street | Stop 23: Buckingham Palace

Big Bus London map and stops: Green route

Route overview
Map and stops
  • Best suited for: Museum seekers, travelers using the north London transit points
  • Major sights: King's Cross Station, Euston Station, British Museum, Cartoon Museum
  • First bus: 8:30am (from Woburn - Northbound) 
  • Last bus: 6pm (from Woburn - Northbound)
  • No. of stops: 10
  • Frequency: Every 30 to 60 minutes
  • Full loop duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Recommended ticket: Big Bus: 24/48-Hour Hop-On-Hop-Off London Tour with Optional Cruise

Stop 1 to 5

Stop 44: Woburn (Northbound) | Stop 45: Euston Station | Stop 46: Kings Cross Station | Stop 47: St. Pancras Station | Stop 48: Euston Road

Stops 6 to 10

Stop 49: Woburn (Southbound) | Stop 50: British Museum (Southbound) | Stop 17: Temple Underground Station | Stop 13: Covent Garden | Stop 51: British Museum (Northbound)




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Frequently asked questions

How many routes does Big Bus London offer?

Big Bus London plies along three routes - red, blue, and green. These routes cater to different parts of the city and have many stops near all major London attractions.

Are there any stops where I can switch between different Big Bus London routes?

All the three Big Bus London routes are linked to each other at certain points. Use the interactive Big Bus London map and stops to easily figure out where and plan accordingly. 

Can I hop on Big Bus directly from London railway stations?

All major railway stations including tube stations are linked to the various Big Bus London routes. You can see that Victoria Station, King’s Cross Station, and St Pancras Station are all stops on these routes.

Where can I buy a Big Bus London hop-on hop-off ticket?

You can purchase Big Bus London tour tickets online and enjoy good deals, combo tickets, and a seamless ticketing experience. However, you can also get the tickets offline from a member of Big Bus Tours staff at one of the stops, on the bus, and from most London hotel concierges.

Does the Big Bus tour include entrance to any of the attractions?

Big Bus tours do not include entry to attractions unless explicitly stated on the ticket. However, you can see there are many additional tours like Royal Walk, cruise, and more that come included with the hop-on hop-off pass. You may also find valuable combo tickets while purchasing online. Additionally, you can purchase tickets from our London page. 

Can I use my Big Bus London hop-on hop-off pass to cover all routes?

Yes, with a single Big Bus hop-on hop-off pass you can cover the red, blue and green Big Bus London routes.

Can I see the Big Bus London map, routes, and stops before purchasing a ticket?

Yes, you can see the Big Bus London map, routes, and stops before purchasing the ticket. You can use the interactive maps to navigate easily or download this Big Bus London route map to get a detailed understanding of the Big Bus London routes. Additionally, you can download the Big Bus app to live-track buses.

Are there any specific dining or shopping areas near the Big Bus London stops?

Big Bus London stops are strategically located next to attractions, transit points, hotels, restaurants, and shopping areas. So finding a dining or shopping place near the bus stops will be easy. Harrods is a popular shopping destination on the Big Bus blue route.

How do I know which Big Bus London stop to get off at for a particular attraction?

Play around with the interactive Big Bus London map to easily find the attractions near each stop. Furthermore, we have listed some popular attractions near each stop on the Big Bus London timetable.