The ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours. Duration of full loop 60 minutes.Start time
City & University Tour: Buses depart from 9:30am to 6:00pm; every 15 minutes
Meadows & Bridges Tour(Available from 25 March to 31 October) : Buses depart from 9:45am and 5:45pm, every 20 minutes.
You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.Ending Point
You may leave the bus at any stop.
Oxford, The City of Dreaming Spires, is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars. Visit one of the many historic buildings, colleges and museums, go out for a drink or a meal, or enjoy a show in the theatres.
Shop till you drop in the market squares, enjoy a pleasant River Thames walk or stroll along the Oxford canal, one of England's most peaceful waterways.
On this hop-on hop-off tour you have the freedom to plan your own Oxford sightseeing itinerary. With more than 20 stops covering all of Oxford’s main attractions such as the River Thames Walk and the Oxford Canal, this tour provides the perfect introduction to the historical city.
This tour is available in two options; you can choose between a 24 or 48 hour ticket. Your ticket allows you unlimited travel, meaning you can hop on and off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops.
The buses operate on two routes – City & University Tour and Meadows & Bridges Tour. You can board the bus from any of the following stops:
City & University Tour
1. Oxford Railway Station
2. Park End Street
3. Gloucester Green Bus Station
4. New Road
5. Westgate Shopping Centre
6. Speedwell Street
7. Christ Church / St. Aldates & Shopping
8. Brasenose College
9. The Queen's College
10. The Plain
11. St. Cross Road
12. South Parks Road
13. Sheldonian Theatre
14. Trinity College Gates & Shopping
15. Parks Road
16. Banbury Road
17. Woodstock Road
18. Brown's Restaurant
19. Magdalen Street East
20. Randolph Hotel & Shopping
Meadows & Bridges Tour (Operates between 25 March to 31 October)
1. Christ Church / St. Aldates & Shopping
2. Brasenose College
3. The Queen's College
4. The Plain
5. Roger Bannister Running Track
6. Townsend Square
7. Meadow Lane
8. Redbridge Park and Ride
9. Hinksey Park
10. Folly Bridge
Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your hop-on hop-off ticket at any one of the 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 or 48 hours from that time.
The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.
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.
The tour bus has a low floor with extendable ramps and wheelchair space. Passengers do not need to walk up steps to board the bus. Wheelchairs can also be can be collapsed down and stored on the bus.
For passengers with hearing impairments we offer the ‘overhead’ head phones (rather than the in-ear type) which helps when passengers have hearing aids. We can also offer a basic script of the commentary.
We absolutely loved it first time we have ever done anything like this before and it won't be our last. Also a big thank you to the drivers nothing was to much trouble, they were...Mrs Janet E.M.Sutton
The hop on hop off bus is the best way to see all the sights that Oxford has...nice and relaxed with very informative commentary...was great fun...Nicolas Spicer
On a glorious summer's day we boarded the open top bus for a tour of Oxford. We took in the delightful, glorious architecture of the city and listened carefully to the...Mr Kiran Patel