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City Sightseeing Berlin: 24/48- Hour with Optional 1-Hour Boat Cruise

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


    From 29 Jan: Saturdays

    From 1 April: Daily

  • Duration

    24 or 48 hours (as per option chosen)

    1 loop takes 2 hours and 30 minutes.

  • Start time

    Bus tour: 9:30am to 5pm, every 15 minutes.

    Boat tour: Departs 10:15am to 5:15pm, every 30 minutes.

  • Meeting Point

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

    The first stop of the tour is Kurfurstendamm 216.

    The boat ride departs from Domaquareé Pier, near the Neptunbrunnen stop.

  • Ending Point

    Hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Explore Berlin at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off bus ticket
  • The Classic route covers the best of the city and its most famous attractions
  • Audio commentary available in multiple languages
  • More than 20 stops covering top Berlin attractions
  • Hop on and off at attractions of your choice and customize your own sightseeing itinerary
  • Choose between a 24-hour and 48-hour hop-on, hop-off ticket as per your travel plans
  • Upgrade your ticket and see the city from the water with a boat tour
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted


Board this Hop-on Hop-off Bus to see Berlin on your own terms! The tour allows for a flexible experience of the city while making sure you don’t miss any of the sights. You can choose between a 24 and a 48-hour hop-on, hop-off ticket and upgrade to include a 1-hour boat cruise. 

The Berlin Classic route covers major highlights like the Alexanderplatz, Potsdamer Platz, the Brandenburg Gate, Victory Column, and Checkpoint Charlie. Discover Germany's bustling and vibrant capital at your own pace and enjoy sightseeing the affordable, flexible and convenient way. Take in iconic attractions from the signature red open-top, double-decker buses and hop on and off at attractions of your choice. 

Hop on and off at more than 20 stops or simply sit back and enjoy an entire loop around the city. Enjoy lively audio commentary in multiple languages and keep your camera ready as the action-packed tour provides great photo-ops aplenty!

Choose from 4 ticket options:

  • Berlin 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour 
  • Berlin 48-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Berlin 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour + 1-hour Cruise
  • Berlin 48-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour + 1-hour Cruise

The main stops on the hop-on, hop-off route are:

  • C Gropiusbau
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Alexanderplatz
  • Checkpoint Charlie
  • Neptunbrunnen
  • Brandenburger Tor

About the supplier: City Sightseeing is one of the leading tour operators offering hop-on, hop-off services across 100 locations worldwide. They have been providing quality services since 1998.

Please check the Useful Downloads section for the updated route map.


  • Transportation in an open-top double-decker bus
  • 24 hours or 48 hours hop on hop off Bus ticket
  • Boat tour (if option chosen)
  • Pre-recorded audio commentary in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Arabic, Turkish


  • Entrances, unless specified

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.

The 1-hour boat tour (if option chosen) operates daily between 10am and 5pm, every 30 minutes from Moltkebrücke (Main Train Station). It only operates from Thu to Sun during winters.

Timings and stops are subject to change.

In Berlin, no bus stop signage is allowed, so customers should look for the City Sightseeing branded buses or look for a City Sightseeing/Berlin City Tour team member who can be found at select stops around the city.

The boat tour is operated by Berliner Wassertaxi.

You must use your boat tour tickets on the dates you choose at the time of purchase.

Any customer who wishes to purchase a ticket and board the bus in Berlin must agree to the following guidelines and be aware of these prior to booking:

  • Customers must show a Covid-19 vaccine certificate or a medial exempt certificate (not older than 6 months)

  • Children under 18 are exempt from this rule, however they must show a negative Covid-19 test result

  • Wearing a face mask or the 1.5 metre rule are recommend but not mandatory

  • Track and trace via the Luca App on smartphones

Customers will be denied boarding if they are unable to meet the above measures. 

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    This tour is recommended . Good to view attractions in the city
    09/01/2020 Michael Taylor,
  • 5
    Ich wähle immer Hop-on-Hop-Off, da es die beste und taschenfreundlichste Option ist.
    12/18/2019 Oksana Semenova,
  • 4
    Same as I have answered above
    12/17/2019 Charis Theocharis,

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