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Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off

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Best way to see Helsinki with one tour. Covers all the main sights, includes the best historical facts and also information about traditions and etc
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Pohjoisranta 4, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The open top hop on / hop off bus runs tours around the city in summer time. It’s well worth doing to learn some of the local history. It departs at Senate Square & takes it the major attractions such as Kiasma, Temppeliaukio church ,...More

Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip was not worth the price paid to travel in a big loop around the city. Due to heavy traffic the bus showed up late to our stop. Then we were delayed for most of our trip due to additional delays. Maybe an anomaly?More

Thank Robert R
RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Robert, Unfortunately we are not able to see what went wrong, as no information about date and time was provided. If you send us information about this to e-mail it could help to improve our service. With no information, there is no chance to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We opted for this bus because it ran regularly. We picked up the bus from our cruise port and used it to get around Helsinki. The tour information provided on the bus was thorough. Since Helsinki is relatively small, a larger tour would be overkill....More

Thank Zoe M
RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Zoe, Thank you for your comment. Löyly is a great place indeed, we are happy to know you had chance to enjoy Helsinki the way "a finn" would do! :) Best Regards, Kirsi Sales Consultant

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having not been in Helsinki before, the Red Bus tour was an excellent means to get a feel for the area. While the signs say 20 minutes between buses, we seemed to find them more frequently. It did take over an hour and a half...More

Thank John A
RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey John, Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad to know you enjoyed Helsinki during your short stay. Best Regards, Kirsi Sales Consultant

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The bus was crowded but it was worth squeezing in as people leave at regular intervals and you can move around until you're happy with your seating. As the city is spread out, It's the best way to see this city especially when you first...More

Thank Susan A
RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Susan, Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear that even on busy and hot day we managed to make your stay enjoyable! Best Regards, Kirsi CityTour

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We jumped on this bus right at the cruise port. We had a wheel chair and they accommodated us with no problem. The bus was full but everyone had a seat. At the second stop after we got on there were 20 people to get...More

Thank Michael A
RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Michael, Thank you for your very detailed review. Happy to hear you enjoyed city and the trip itself, no matter that it was quite crowdy. Have a nice summer! Best Regards, Kirsi Sales Consultant

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Enjoyable ride and did get off to explore one area. would have got off at others but time between buses was too long for me.More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Cheryl, Thank you for your review. Hopefully next time you will stay longer and have a chance to use ticket for all the 24 hours provided. With 15-20 minutes gap between buses you can see minimum 20 stops during the day! Sunny Regards, Kirsi...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

This was an ok way to see most of Helsinki...although there really isn't a lot to see besides the market down by the cathedral. I would just go to the market. It was convenient for the cruise ships as they picked up and dropped off...More

Thank keithflow
RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey, Such a shame you didn't find sights to visit in Helsinki. Next time be sure to ask our staff for tips and places! Here is a short list of important places we recommend you to visit next time you are in Helsinki (with number...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We seemed to spend more time at the bus stops waiting for... we don’t know what. Bus supposedly comes every 20 minutes but we spent almost 20 minutes at the shipping terminal. Earphone connection was hit and miss and some channels were not in the...More

Thank Brett M
RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately there is no possibility to make open-top bus air-conditioned. In that case tram is air-conditioned because they don't have open top.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

The main reason we picked this company is because of the frequency of the bus. It runs every 15 to 20 minutes and there were always seats available for all of us (7). But the air conditioning and Wi-fi are not functioning at all on...More

Thank logan33961
RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Logan, Unfortunately there is no possibility to make open-top buses air-conditioned. We are glad to know Hop-On Hop-Off tour worked for you - 7 persons group. Hopefully we will see you back in Helsinki next time! :) BR, Kirsi City Tour

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tisrara
20 June 2017|
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Response from sarah19241927 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes you can buy ticket on bus. Depending how long your visit is you may wish to consider going to tourist information. Its only a short walk from bus stop number 1 at the Helsinki Cathedral. We purchased a 48 hour... More
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Kay G
19 April 2017|
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Response from Clayton T | Reviewed this property |
it's basically right at the ship, a 2-min walk
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travel32956
23 January 2017|
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Response from Pepperjackm | Reviewed this property |
It is real hard to get the discount, and some of the tours just are not worth the effort. Just as others said, not all red buses are owned by the same company and some are. It's gimmick.
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