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Big Bus: Berlin Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Hop-On, Hop-Off bus: 1, 2 or 3-day (take your pick)

    Red route: 2 hours

    Blue route: 40 minutes

    Walking tour: 90 minutes

    Cruise: 60 minutes

  • Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour:
    Red Route: 10am to 4pm, every 20-30 minutes
    Blue Route: 10:15am to 4:15pm, every 60 minutes

    Walking tour: Daily 11.30am in German, 2pm in English

    Cruise: 11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm, 3:45pm, 5:15pm, 6:45pm (April–October only)

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off: You may board the bus at any of the designated stops

    Walking tour: Stop #13 Brandenburg Gate

    Cruise: BWSG Pier ‘Alte Börse’ Burgstrasse 27 (5 minutes' walk from Stop #11 - Museum Island)

  • Ending Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off: Hop off the bus at any of the stops

    Walking tour: Stop # 6 Checkpoint Charlie

    Cruise: Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Discover Berlin on a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Flexible and hassle-free travel around the city in an open-topped, double decker bus
  • Audio commentary available in multiple languages
  • The stops and routes cover all the major attractions in Berlin
  • Redeem your voucher up to 12 months from the travel date selected
  • Choose between a 1 or 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket as per your travel plans
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Main attractions include the Berlin Wall Memorial, the Cathedral Church, Checkpoint Charlie Museum and more

Overview

Board the Big Bus Berlin Hop-On, Hop-Off tour and travel around the city at your own pace. Travel on-board open-top, double decker buses for unrestricted views of all the major Berlin attractions including the Reichstag Building, the Brandenburg Gate, East Side Gallery and TV Tower Berlin.

You can hop on and off the bus at any of the well-located stops or choose to stay on board for the entire tour. Informative audio guides are available on the bus, illustrating the unique history behind the city’s famous monuments and attractions. The bus operates on two routes covering the length and breadth of the city.

You can choose from:

Classic

  • One Day Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ticket
  • Red & Blue routes

Premium

  • Two Days Hour Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ticket
  • Red & Blue routes
  • Walking Tour
  • Currywurst

Deluxe

  • Two Days Hour Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus Ticket
  • Red & Blue routes
  • Walking Tour
  • Currywurst


Berlin History Walk (With Premium and Deluxe ticket):

Delve into the city’s fascinating past, from the Third Reich and Second World War to the Cold War and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Our guides will take you from the Brandenburg Gate to Checkpoint Charlie with highlights including the Holocaust Memorial, Hitler’s Bunker and captivating stories of the divided Berlin. The tour is guided in English and German.

Cruise (With Deluxe ticket)Enjoy a 1-hour River Spree cruise passing major Berlin attractions. You will need a printed voucher for the cruise.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS COVERED

  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Reichstag
  • Checkpoint Charlie
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Museum Island
  • Berlin Wall
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Alexanderplatz

About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fueling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

Please check the useful downloads section for the timetable and the route map.

Inclusions

  • 1/2/3-day Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket (as per option chosen)
  • Walking tour (with Premium and Deluxe)
  • Currywurst (with Premium and Deluxe)
  • Cruise (with Deluxe)
  • Audio guide in English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin and Brazilian Portuguese

Exclusions

  • Entrance to attractions

Useful downloads

Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Berlin is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Timings and stops are subject to change. Updated route map will be available on the bus.

The currywurst is redeemable at Curry Wolf at Rankestrasse 36 (stop 1) and Unter den Linden (stops 12 and 13).

Please note that a printed voucher is required for the cruise.

Due to the Berlin Christmas Markets the following stop locations on the Red Route will be moved from Friday, November 4th, 2022 until January 15th, 2023. Please see details below:
Stop 7 Gendarmenmarkt - moved 100 metres to the North, new stop will be located near the corner (Französische Strasse / Markgrafenstrasse)
Stop 9 Neptune Fountain - moved 100 metres to the North, new stop will be in front of Radisson Blu Hotel on Karl Liebknecht Strasse

River Cruise will be unavailable for the winter season.

Customer Reviews

  • Radek Danhel

    Interesting way to see the most important sights of the city. The live English-speaking guide joined the bus at Checkpoint Charlie, before that recorded commentaries in several languages were available. Unfortunately, the most important places on our tour had to be omitted as there was a demonstration taking place near thv government offices. But thanks to the live guide we were briefly informed about the sites not visited and he showed us other places not included in the original tour.

    01/05/2020

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