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The Original Tour London: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

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Bus tours with The Original Tour give you 360 views of London from our open-top buses and unlimited hop-on, hop-off access. When you book with The Original Tour you can hop-on or off our buses at over 100 bus stops in central London, access free WiFi onboard, join our free walking tours and enjoy our free river cruise. We have 7 different bus routes around London!
Highlights
  • Discover London with flexibility on the Original London sightseeing bus tour 
  • Create a personalized itinerary with a hop-on hop-off tour
  • Choose between three routes that cover top London landmarks 
  • A Thames River cruise and access to three walking tours are included
What to Expect
Redeem your pass at a date convenient to you, and board your sightseeing bus at one of the multiple stops around London. Opt to remain on each bus route for the entire loop, or disembark whenever an attraction captures your attention. Live or prerecorded commentary brings the capital city’s history to life, while the included River Thames cruise and walking tours reveal a different side to London. Some popular attractions this hop-on hop-off tour stops at are the London Eye, Big Ben, Madame Tussauds London, Kensington Palace, and Piccadilly Circus.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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Duration
20m
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Inclusions
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off on 7 routes
  • More than 100 stops
  • A complementary Hop-on Hop-off Thames river cruise
  • Three complementary walking tours (Changing of the Guard, Jack the Ripper and Rock ‘n’ Roll)
  • Live guided tour on the yellow route (T1)
  • Multilingual commentary available in 11 languages
  • Kids' Club Activity Book & child friendly commentary on-board. *Must collect from Visitor Centre.
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Hop-on, Hop-off Thames River cruise ticket is valid for the same period as your bus ticket only
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

First time in London, thankfully my travel agent back in Australia recommended this tour. Besides the original working out of the different buses, the coloured travel routes were fantastic. The Original buses have the open tops and this makes for terrific viewing and photo ops....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank kareniles6
TOTCustomerService, Customer Support Team at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello kareniles6 Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are very proud of our team and it really is great to hear about your experience of our tour and the staff who you met on the day. I will be sure to pass on...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sadly this is not a company I could recommend. Left stranded on the other side of London to where we were staying. No notice of the bus terminating prior to getting on. Ticket was suppose to last for 24hrs, it was lucky to be 8hrs....More

Thank coopcaretaker
TOTCustomerService, Customer Support Team at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello coopcaretaker I'm sorry to hear that your experience was not entirely positive. We really do appreciate all customer feedback and as such would invite you to contact us via email to discuss further; Customer.relations@theoriginaltour.com Best wishes from us all at The Original Tour

Reviewed 2 days ago

Overall, this was a great way to see London in a short amount of time. No additional planning needed and the ticket includes a boat ride on the river! You can buy the tickets the day of (we bought from a street vendor at Piccadilly...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lchan217
TOTCustomerService, Customer Support Team at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello lchan217 Thank you so much for your review and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time on our tour. We really appreciate all customer feedback and will use it to continue improving our service. Best wishes from us all at The Original...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've visited London several times. First time, 4 years ago, I also used The Original company for my sightseeing needs. Then I had a good time. The routes were then a bit different, the amount of rides with live commentary were more common, and the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our experience was just great. We picked up a bus right at the most convenient stop for us. After riding for a while, we hopped off that line and jumped on another. Our only glitch was that we couldn't start until later in the afternoon...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank vincentgN110RN
TOTCustomerService, Customer Support Team at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello vincentgN110RN Thanks so much for your lovely review; it really is great to hear about your experience of our tour. Hope we can welcome you back onto our buses one day! Best wishes from us all at The Original Tour

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Vanessa H
12 September 2019|
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Response from OscarC384 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure... but you do go by near the Victoria Train and Coach stations.
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lizmonahan
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Response from Klimke | Reviewed this property |
For the BYO Open Top Bar Bus Tour we got on at 18:30 at Westminster Pier (by Big Ben) but I think there was a later departure time for that particular tour.
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