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Moscow Hop On - Hop Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • See all of Moscow from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Red Square to the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
  • With your ticket you can also take advantage of the ‘Moscow Never Sleeps’ night tour and see the city and the famous buildings wonderfully lit under a night sky
  • Your ticket is valid for 24 hours/48 hours; take the full tour or hop on and off at your leisure
  • Audio commentary in English, Russian and German ensures you don’t miss a thing
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Your ticket is valid for 24 hours/48 hours from the time you first board the bus

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off bus: Buses depart between 10:00am - 5:30pm; every 20 minutes
    Moscow Never Sleeps Night tour: Buses depart between 5:50pm - 7:00pm (weekdays), 7:50pm - 8:00pm (weekends and holidays); every 20 minutes
    Route Loop: 60 minutes

    Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise: 10:30am to 7:00pm, every 30-60 minutes
    Route Loop: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus/boat at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus/boat at any stop.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Explore this bustling city comfortably aboard a hop-on hop-off bus or cruise along the Vodo’otvodny Canal around Golden Island. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket comes with 3 options –Moscow Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour, Moscow Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise and Moscow Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus & Boat Tour.

    The hop-on, hop-off stops ensure that you don’t miss a single landmark or attraction while allowing you the freedom to follow your own schedule.

    With your bus ticket you are entitled to the ‘Moscow Never Sleeps’ night tour where you can see the buildings and bridges of the city wonderfully lit under a night sky.

    Board the bus or the boat at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for a visit to a museum or for lunch, and hop back on when you’re ready. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket comes with a validity of 24 hours or 48 hours.

    Download the tour route map

    Itinerary

    The City Sightseeing Moscow hop-on hop-off bus tour comes with 3 options: Moscow Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour, Moscow Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise and Moscow Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus & Boat Tour, from which you can choose any 1 of the options. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 24/48 hours from the time you first board the bus.

    With your hop-on, hop-off ticket, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 17 stops in the bus route and 3 stops in the river cruise, it covers all of Moscow’s main attractions such as the iconic red brick Red October factory, the Udarnik cinema and Alexander Garden. This tour provides the perfect introduction to the capital city of Russia.

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops!

    While the bus tour operates all year round whereas the Hop-on, Hop-off river cruise is available between 1 May to 31 October 2015. The stops included in the bus route are as follows:
    Stop 1- Red Square
    Stop 2 - Big Moskvoretsky bridge
    Stop 3 - Balchug St. at Bolotnaya St.
    Stop 4 - Red October
    Stop 5 - Urdarnik movie theatre at Sofiyskayaemb
    Stop 6 - Balchug St. at Sofiyskayaemb
    Stop 7 - Bolotnaya St
    Stop 8 - Urdarnik cinema at Serfimovich St
    Stop 9 - Big Stone Bridge
    Stop 10 - Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
    Stop 11 - Kropotkinskaya metro station
    Stop 12 - SivtsevVrazhek lane
    Stop 13 - Arbatskaya Sq.
    Stop 14 - Alexander Garden at Mokhovaya St.
    Stop 15 - Okhotny Ryad
    Stop 16 - Theatre Square
    Stop 17 - New Square

    You may choose to finish your tour at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience.

    The stops included in the River Cruise route are: (Operates between 1 May to 31 October)
    Stop 1 - Bolotnaya sq.
    Stop 2 - Gorky park
    Stop 3 - Novospassky Monastery

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Unlimited travel for 24 hours/48hours
    • Admission to ‘Moscow Never Sleeps’ night tour
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket (as per option selected)
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise Ticket (as per option selected)
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus and Boat Ticket (as per option selected)
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary in 4 languages (Russian, English, Spanish and German)

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick up & Drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your hop-on hop-off ticket at any one of Moscow’s stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 hours from that time.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Wheelchair access available.

  • Reviews
    • We spent plenty time in traffic jam...

      zuzana latkova
    • Best way to see Moscow

      As always with sight seeing bus tours, best way to cover most of the attractions with the benefit of hop off and hop on to spend time 2 lines and added boat trip as well very...

      Hamed Al-Taher
    • Excellent way to see the city

      The bus really gets you to the best sights in Russia. The only downside is the traffic you spend a lot of idle time waiting....

      cheryl j small
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