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City Sightseeing Brussels: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Key Highlights
  • The Hop-On, Hop-Off tour allows you to plan your own perfect Brussels Sightseeing itinerary
  • With 2 routes covering more than 20 stops, visit attractions of your choice!
  • Hop on and off as often as you wish or simply relax and enjoy the view
  • Visit the spectacular Palais Royal or relax in the beautiful Parc du Cinquantenaire
  • Great discount in museums across Brussels.
  • Most flexible way of sightseeing, you dictate your day.
  • Choose between a 24-hour or 48-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours from the time you first board the bus

    Start time

    Buses depart between:
    December to February
    Monday-Friday: 10:00am to 2:30pm, every 45 minutes
    Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm, every 30 minutes
    Sunday: 10:00am to 3:00pm, every 30 minutes

    March and November
    Monday-Friday & Sunday: 10:00am to 3:00pm, every 30 minutes
    Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm, every 30 minutes

    April, May, June - Mid July, September, October
    Monday-Friday: 10:00am to 4:00pm, every 30 minutes
    Saturday: 9:30am to 6:00pm, every 30 minutes
    Sunday: 9:30am to 5:00pm, every 30 minutes

    Mid July - August
    Daily: 9:30am to 6:00pm, every 15 minutes

    Full Loop: 75 minutes (Atomium & Europe Route)

    Meeting Point

    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 can end the tour at any of the designated stops

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Explore Brussels at your own pace with the ever-popular Hop-on, Hop-off tour. Discover this vibrant city with a 24 or 48 hour ticket aboard an open top double-decker bus.

    Brussels has been the main centre of international politics since the Second World War. The city's importance on the global stage has been reflected through its array of Post Modern architecture. The modern sits adjacent to the medieval buildings making Brussels a truly eclectic mix of architecture and style.

    This tour allows you to admire this great city while learning about its fascinating history. It is the most flexible way to sightsee with the option to hopping on or off whenever it suits you best. Visit the spectacular Palais Royal and the Parc du Cinquantenaire, which is surrounded by world class museums and galleries.

    The hop on hop off tour is an excellent way to see a city that has so much to offer.

    Download the tour route map


    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start the tour. This popular Brussels hop-on, hop-off bus takes you all around the many interesting sights of this great city. On this hop-on, hop-off bus tour you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 2 routes – Atomium Blue Route and Europe Red Route, and validity of 24 hours and 48 hours, the bus covers all the things you might want to see in Brussels.

    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!

    The major Brussels attractions on the two routes are as follows:

    Atomium Blue Route: Packed full of exciting places and activities, the major attractions on this route are:

    • Botanique mall
    • Royal Greenhouses of Laeken
    • Atomium
    • René Magritte Museum
    • Koekelberg Basilica

    Europe Red Route: This line takes you through the heart of Brussels and covers the following attractions:

    • Place Royal
    • Sabon
    • Avenue Louise
    • Leopold Park
    • Museum of Natural Sciences
    • Evolution Gallery
    • Royal Museum of the Army and Military History

    Refer to the tour map for the list of stops on each route.

    At many of the museums and attractions you can show your bus ticket to take advantage of great discounts!

    You can hop off at any of the stops to end the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Hop-on Hop-off ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours
    • Pre-recorded Commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, Russian
    • Discounts at museums and attractions
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of 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 or 48 hours from that time.

    Languages can change from bus to bus.

    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.

    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. Wheelchair can also be collapsed down and stored on the bus. Only 1 wheelchair is permitted per bus.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Brussels best city tour

      Widely connected in Brussels city. The bus stop was next to our Sheraton hotel. I enjoyed mini-europe as there is a stop next to it. Must go...

      Wafa AlShaibani, United Arab Emirates, 15/Aug/2012
    • Hop On Hop Off Tour

      It was really great experience and opportunity to see and get acquainted with the most interesting places of a big city in one day. Probably the best way to use all opportunity...

      Elena Fedotova, Russian Federation, 15/Aug/2011
    • Hop On Hop Off Tour in Brussels

      A great value-for-money tour to discover the capital of the European Union. Takes you as far as the Atomium (Expo 1958) and the European Commission and European Parliament...

      DR MN KAMEL-BOULOS, United Kingdom, 23/Jun/2011
    • The only way to see a lot in a day!

      DEBRA KIDDER, United States, 23/Apr/2017
    • As Above

      Vijay Padiyar, India, 07/Sep/2015

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