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Glasgow Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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  • Discover Glasgow the exciting Scottish city
  • Commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish via headphones
  • Enjoy a Hop On Hop Off tour packed with breathtaking sights and attractions


Discover the tourist attractions of Glasgow at your own pace with this hop-on hop-off tour.

Explore the rich cultural heritage of the city through its museums and wonder at amazing paintings in the art galleries. Stroll through the picturesque parks and marvel at the flora in the botanical gardens. See the famous People’s Palace and get acquainted with the main landmarks of the city. Stroll through the market squares and shop for some local crafts and souvenirs to take back for your family and friends.

A range of strategically-placed stops cover all the highlights of Glasgow, your ticket is valid for 1 day or 2 days during which time you can hop on and off as often as you wish.

Download the tour route map*

*Note: Stop 1 has been temporarily changed to Cathedral ST, outside the City of Glasgow College.
Stops 8 & 9 are temporarily inaccessible.


On this Hop-On, Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With eighteen stops covering all of Glasgow’s main attractions such as the Glasgow cathedral, St Mungo’s Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art, this tour provides the perfect introduction to the city.

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.

You can board the bus from any of the stops:

Glasgow Cathedral: Browse through the exhibits on display in the St Mungo’s Museum and see the Provands Lordship, the oldest surviving house in Glasgow.

Merchant City: (Sunday’s only) Stroll through the Merchants’ Square and see the Ramshorn Theatre.

Glasgow Green: The site is famous for the People’s Palace, the Barras Market (Saturday and Sunday) and the West Brewery.

St. Andrews Square: The main attraction here is the Glasgow Police Museum, which covers the history of Britain's first police force, the City of Glasgow Police, from 1779-1975.

St Enoch Shopping Centre: Stroll through the numerous shops and boutiques in this square.

SAS Radisson Hotel

Hotels: The main hotels here are the Marriott, Menzies, Hilton and Corus.

City Inn: The attractions here are the Rotunda Club and the Campanil Hotel.

SECC: See the Science Centre and the IMAX Cinema.

Tall Ship: See the Glasgow Harbour and the Heliport.

Glasgow University: Visit the Hunterian Art Gallery & Museum, the oldest public museum in Scotland. You can also see the Mackintosh House, the house of architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh, with its original contents restored.

Byres Road: Visit the Botanical Gardens and see the Oran Mor, the venue for concerts in Glasgow.

Museums: You can visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Transport Museum and the Kelvin Hall Sports Arena.

Kelvin Park: Stroll through the picturesque Kelvingrove Park.

Charring Cross: The site is famous for the Royal Highland Fusiliers Museum, the Mitchell Library and the Tenement House.

Willow Tearooms: See the Glasgow School of Arts.

Theatres:The attractions around the site include the Piping Centre, theatre Royal, Pavilion theatre and the RS Academy of Music and Drama.

Royal Concert Hall: You can visit the Buchanan Galleries for a fine shopping experience.

You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.

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  • Great tour

    Loved the guided tour...

  • Good Investment

    This is the way rto site see You see it all and then you can come back and hop off, stay awhile and then jump back on. The staff were very professional and happy!!...

    Jene A. Cook
  • Excellent way to see Glasgow

    Great fun friendly staff, buses on time and clean. Didn't think there would be much to see in Glasgow but really enjoyed the weekend and the bus was great to see it all. Enjoyed...

    Mrs J Aston
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



The ticket is valid for 1 Day or 2 Days after first use.

Start time

Start time: 0930h (9:30am) - 1600h (4:00pm), every 30 minutes in winter
First tour starts at 09.30am (10.00am Deep Winter)
Sunday - Friday
01 May15 - 25 Jun15 (spring) : tour ends at 1650h(4:50pm) every 20 minutes
26 Jun15 - 31 Aug15 (summer) : tour ends at 1800h(6:00pm) every 10 minutes
01 Sep15 - 28 Sep15 (autumn) : tour ends at 1650h(4:50pm)every 20 minutes
29 Sep15 - 01 Nov15 (early Winter) : tour ends at 1600h(4:00pm)every 30 minutes
02 Nov15 - 30 Mar16 (Deep Winter) : tour ends at 1600h(4:00pm)every 60 minutes
01 May15 - 25 Jun15 (spring) : tour ends at 1650h(4:50pm) every 15 minutes
26 Jun15 - 31 Aug15 (summer) : tour ends at 1800h(6:00pm) every 10 minutes
01 Sep15 - 28 Sep15 (autumn) : tour ends at 1650h(4:50pm)every 15 minutes
29 Sep15 - 01 Nov15 (early Winter) : tour ends at 1600h(4:00pm)every 20 minutes
02 Nov15 - 30 Mar16 (Deep Winter) : tour ends at 1600h(4:00pm)every

Meeting point

You may start the tour from any of the stops

Ending point

You may leave the bus at any stop.

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  • Multi-lingual Commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish via headphones or live English speaking guides on selected journeys.
  • Hop-on-hop-off ticket (1 or 2 days)


  • Hotel pick up and drop off

Please note

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 1 or 2 days 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.

5 of the buses have partial wheelchair access available. Buses are not fully equipped but wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus.

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.
These run in summer only.

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