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City Sightseeing Bath: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour with FREE Discount Booklet!

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Key Highlights
  • Why Hop-On Hop-Off tours will save you time exploring a city
  • Enjoy a hop-on, hop-off bus tour of Bath, the picturesque British city immortalized in Jane Austen’s works
  • Explore one of Britain's most treasured cities at your own pace for 24 hours
  • Visit attractions like the Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, the Royal Crescent and Heritage Vaults
  • Audio commentary in multiple languages ensures that you don’t miss a thing!
  • Free Booklet with deals and discounts for museums, restaurants, and local attractions
  • With 2 routes and more than 35 stops, hop on and off at attractions of your choice
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    City Route: All Year Round; Daily
    Skyline Route: All Year Round; Daily


    The ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use.
    Each loop is 50 minutes long.

    Start time

    City Route: Between 10:00am - 5:30pm, every 15-30 minutes
    Full loop: 50 minutes
    Skyline Route: Between 10:30am - 5:00pm, every 15-30 minutes
    Full loop: 45 minutes

    Meeting Point

    There are frequent departures from Bath Abbey (City Route) and Bath Railway Station (Skyline Route).
    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.

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview The hop-on hop-off tour provides you the perfect opportunity to discover the main attractions of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre at your own pace. Explore the beautiful Roman city nestled in the heart of the county of Avon. The Roman Baths set against the spectacular rolling hills are a tourist's delight. Browse through a stunning collection of paintings, silver, sculpture, furniture and porcelain in the museums and spend fun filled hours in the city's parks and amusement centres. Explore the interesting sights in Bath and take back wonderful memories of one of the most beautiful cities in UK.

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    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your tour. On this Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary.

    This hop-on, hop-off tour bus takes two routes. City Route has 17 stops while Skyline Route has 21 stops. Your ticket is valid for both the routes. See all of Baths’ main attractions such as Roman Baths, Bath Abbey and Heritage Vaults for a 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!

    City Route: Visit the most significant corners, buildings, and monuments to follow the footsteps of Bath’s most famous resident – Jane Austen. With 17 stops covering the must-dos of the city, enjoy shopping at High Street, admire the best architecture at Grand Parade and Manvers Street, right in the Centre of historic Bath. Get a view of Bath City College at Bus Stop 6 and hop-off at Brock Street, Bus Stop 10, to walk around the Royal Crescent and the Circus.

    Skyline Route: The Skyline route showcases the picturesque countryside and boasts scenic views of Bath across 21 stops, including the North Parade, Bathwick Hill, Widcombe Hill, Rainbow Woods Farm, and Brassknocker Hill. Explore hidden valleys, woodlands and meadows, all rich in wildlife and offering spectacular views down to the city.

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

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • 24 hour hop-on-hop-off ticket
    • Pre-recorded commentary in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Chinese, Japanese, Russian,Cantonese and Polish
    • English live guide
    • Free Booklet with deals and discounts for museums, restaurants, and local attractions.
    • Entrance fees to any attractions
    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info
    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 24 hours from that time.

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

    The buses are wheelchair friendly with manual ramp.

    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.

    City Sightseeing Bath will be unable to operate on the morning and early afternoon of Sunday 4th March as a result of disruptions to the route being caused due to Bath half marathon.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Best way ti enjoy the city

      The City tour with the live narration was the best I have been on. The gentleman was informative, friendly and funny. The Country tour was beautiful and interesting. Hope on...

      Rowena Pegg, United States, 17/Apr/2018
    • Excellent open bus tour

      Pleasant staff (always a bonus) and a very funny, knowledgeable guide made this an really interesting and worthwhile experience. Not all the buses have live guides, some are...

      Jim Ewan, United Kingdom, 10/Apr/2018
    • Great way to see Bath with reduced mobility.

      my daughter and I travelled to Bath for her 21st birthday and decided to use the hop on hop off service as a way for us to get around. I have reduced mobility and am unable to...

      Jocelyn Wright, United Kingdom, 29/Jan/2018
    • was great we love every bit of it

      ICILDA, United Kingdom, 31/Jul/2017

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