City Sightseeing London Original Tour hop on hop off tour

Price from: 14 £
Duration: 2 hours
Visit London, the capital city of England — with CitySightseeing

Visit London and see the sights of the bustling capital city and the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom from the top deck of an open top red bus with City Sightseeing and The Original Tour. London is packed with plenty of things to do so let us guide you through the city to visit the prime locations and top attractions including historical museums, striking parks, and modern galleries. We invite you to experience all the magical sights and sounds of London in a comfortable and secure environment.

City Sightseeing and the Original Tours hop on hop off bus tours are THE essential way to visit this vivacious city, which is bursting with breathtaking sights and attractions. The beauty of the London sightseeing bus tour is that you can use your ticket on three premium routes allowing you to interchange between them to hop off at over 60 points of interest in the city. Take advantage of our 48 hour valid ticket between 1st November and 29th February and plan your expedition using our downloadable map to visit more attractions and make each day a completely different tour experience, exploring this exciting city at your own pace. The sightseeing itinerary possibilities are endless and completely unique to each individual.

Let our bus tour guide you through the things to do in London

Our bus tours offer you the chance to hop off the colourful bus at any one of the marked stops and visit numerous attractions all in one day. Why not use the red route and take the children to visit the Sea Life London Aquarium to learn about Europe’s largest global marine life collection, interact with the animals and discover over 5,000 species of sea creatures. A short stroll away, you will encounter an extraordinary piece of engineering design and architecture - The London Eye. For those who enjoy overlooking the a city from a great height The London Eye will take you on a flight above and beyond for exhilarating views as far as Windsor Castle! You will also observe many of the grand sights and things to do where your tour bus will transport you.

Why not change routes and use the Yellow line to visit St James’s Park, the royal Buckingham Palace or St Paul’s Cathedral? You can even pay a visit to many of the charming museums and renowned shops - just use an interchange point and take the Blue line to stopover at the Natural History Museum, Science Museum or Wellington Museum amongst other remarkable landmarks.

London bus tours include amazing free offers

Don’t miss out on the amazing free offers included with your bus tour ticket. Three exciting guided Walking Tours to help you get the most out of London. Walk in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper through notorious Whitechapel; in the company of experts, stroll by the palaces and parks of Royal London as we explore the history of royal weddings and relationships from Henry VIII and his six wives, right up to Prince William and Kate Middleton; or take in a bit of tradition at the Changing of the Guard. You can also experience the city by boat on a free hop on hop off Thames cruise between Westminster and Greenwich. From 1st November 2011 The Royal Weddings walk will be replaced by the Rock 'n' Roll walk which is back by popular demand — tour the London locations of Rock 'n' Roll legends including The Beatles, David Bowie, Pink Floyd and many more.

Visit London and take our sightseeing bus tour, you will quickly discover that there is certainly no shortage of things to do in London.

London is home to many exciting festivals, ceremonies & events.

During times of events, all London traffic may be subject to police diversions. We will, of course, make every effort to offer the best possible service, although routes will differ from those advertised.

Start Point:     Red Route: Haymarket in Piccadilly Circus
Yellow route: Whitcomb Street in Piccadilly Circus
Blue route: Kensington Palace Gate & Woburn Place

Please Note: E-tickets must be validated at the Original London Visitor Centre, Trafalgar Square before taking the tour.

Duration:     130 minutes each route
Frequency:     10 — 20 minutes
Season:     All Year Round daily except 25 Dec
Ticket Validity:     24 hours from 1st March 2011 — 31st October 2011.
48 hours from 1st November 2011 — 29th February 2012.
Commentary:     Red & Blue routes: Pre-recorded English, French, German
Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Russian
Kid's Commentary (Red route only).
Yellow route: English Live Guide

Wheelchair Accessible on some tour buses



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The London Eye - Viewing it in a distance!
yinyin c , 2015-05-22
The London eye looks beautiful and peaceful in the sun, and I recommend you to view it on the bridge, so that you can get a good view of it. Also, you can see the London eye from the Houses of... read full review
The London Eye - Enjoy london eye
Kwanlah S , Bangkok, 2015-05-21
Nice view but long queue. Dont do the boat trip. There are limited seat on the top deck. Just cross the street and fo city boat ride which is much better. read full review
The London Eye - Mehh
RosieRuthless , 2015-05-21
I didn't really understand what the big fuss is about.You're in a super slow moving carriage with a bunch of strangers. I'd rather spend that half an hour at a market or on a boat. read full review
St. James's Park - Gorgeous... Supprised it wasn't bussier.
HappyBunny2014 , London, United Kingdom, 2015-05-21
Great place to feel like you are getting away from the busy spots of trfalgar scquare and uckignham palace. Gorgeous planting here and lots of wildlife. We went on a sunny sunday afternoon and I was... read full review
St. James's Park - A pretty park in central London
realpep , Imperial Beach, California, United States, 2015-05-21
Very green park, easy to walk around and view the many statues of famous folks, e.g., Ghandi, A.Lincoln, etc. The flowers, ducks, and geese all add to the beauty of the place. read full review
St. James's Park - Beautiful Park
Skyler S , Washington DC, District of Columbia, 2015-05-21
I've seen many photos of the park but they did not do it justice. It was so beautiful and I really enjoyed my time here. read full review
Piccadilly Circus - Starting point
Essexnat , 2015-05-19
Good place to start on a visit to London, busy, close to Regent Street, Covent Garden, Soho, China Town and Leicester Square. Start with Eros, then Lillywhites before crossing the road to "Ripleys... read full review
Piccadilly Circus - Picadilly Circus
Schoeman B , Strand, South Africa, 2015-05-19
Always the first place I visit when I get to London. Walking out from the tube station onto Picadily Circus will give you goosebumps! You'll find an atmosphere that is just electric. read full review
Piccadilly Circus - Busy and fun!
Geniestalbans , London, United Kingdom, 2015-05-15
Piccadilly Circus is a place that I had been before but I took my friend who is over from Switzerland. It is great to see it from a tourists point of view. I have fallen in love with the chaos! read full review
Buckingham Palace - LOVED the majestry!
cindyfawn , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2015-05-21
Absolutely a must see when visiting London. Be prepared for throngs of tourists, like me, with cameras ready and clicking. The Changing of the Guard is spectacular. The dancing horses and colors... read full review
Buckingham Palace - Changing of the Guard
geeluv05 , Nashville, 2015-05-21
All the pomp and circumstance you could imagine was seen in this daily exercise seen in front of Buckingham Palace! It was a blustery day but I fully enjoyed witnessing this event. Highly... read full review
Buckingham Palace - Must do attraction
Remco_RdL , Spijkenisse, The Netherlands, 2015-05-21
Must be on the short list for a visit in London. The park, guards and gardens always a special picture read full review
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