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Golden Tours London: 24hr Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus with Tower of London or View from The Shard

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Bus ticket: 24 hours 

    Boat trip lasts for 30 minutes

    Attraction ticket is valid for 1 calendar day

  • Start time

    Hop-on, hop-off tour:

    Classic tour: Buses run between 10am and 5pm, every 15 minutes 

    Essential tour: Buses run every 30 minutes 

    Boat tour: Boats leave every 30 minutes from:

    Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier and St Katharine’s Pier - for Tower of London

    Please refer official website of the attraction for the exact opening hours prior to the visit. 

  • Meeting Point

    You can hop on the bus from any of the stops. Buses depart from stop 77 Belvedere Road, SE1 7GH.

    Circular Cruise Westminster boats depart from Westminster pier 

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Live musical entertainment on the buses every Saturday in July!
  • Freedom to explore as you wish on open top buses and Free Thames river boat ride
  • Combine your ticket with entrance to London's premium attractions - Tower of London or View from The Shard
  • Get regaled with immersive audio commentary in 11 languages
  • Freedom to explore as you wish on the open top buses which come with FREE WiFi


Travel around London conveniently with this flexible Hop-on, Hop-off Bus from Golden Tours. Valid for 24 hours, your London hop-on, hop-off ticket gives you access to comprehensive bus routes that snakes around almost every nook and corner of the city, and takes you past all the key attractions. To top the deal, you can upgrade and combine your ticket with admission to any one of the city’s major attractions - View from The Shard and Tower of London.

A multilingual audio-guide tells you fascinating facts about the things you see. From Buckingham Palace to Trafalgar Square, Kings Cross, St. Paul's Cathedral and more, getting around the city is a breeze with this tour.


  • Buckingham Palace
  • Tower of London
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • Madame Tussauds
  • London Eye
  • Tower Bridge
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Parliament Square
  • Westminster Abbey
  • St James’ Palace

…. And more!

The tickets also come with a bunch of freebies you can enjoy:

FREE River Thames Cruise: The bus tour package also includes an enthralling hop-on, hop-off River Thames boat ride which lets you enjoy unique sweeping perspectives over London’s attractions and landmarks, between Westminster and St Katherine’s Pier. Valid for 24 hours, you hop on and off as many times as you wish to discover some delightful sights.The cruise is operated by Circular Cruise Westminster.

About the Supplier: Golden Tours specialise in London Sightseeing and UK tourism, offering high-quality tours, attraction tickets and day trips to other incredible destinations in England, such as Stonehenge, Bath, Oxford and The Cotswolds.

Please refer to the Useful Downloads section for the route map.


  • 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus ticket
  • Entrance to Tower of London or The View from The Shard (as per option chosen)
  • Thames river boat ride ticket (subject to availability)
  • Live English or multilingual audio guide available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese & Russian
  • Free Wi-Fi on all open-top buses


  • Entrances unless specified

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

Stops are subject to change and traffic can be disrupted on certain days. The frequency of buses is subject to change.

Boat ticket to be used between Westminster Pier and St Katharine’s Pier. 

Please refer official website of the attraction for the exact opening hours prior to the visit.

Our coaches and buses have always maintained a high level of cleanliness and maintenance. At the outset of each working shift/tour, all employees, including drivers and guides, will undertake a standard temperature check.

Live musical entertainment: Live singers will be performing on our open top buses every Saturday throughout July. Performers will be onboard 12pm departures from London Eye, Belvedere Road and will finish at 2pm.

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    06/05/2018 Kaushik Ghosh, India
  • 4
    Great tour, highly recommended
    05/25/2018 Michael Davis, New Zealand
  • 4
    Great experience, covered all the highlights while giving us time to browse the areas we like
    05/25/2018 Noel Conway, Canada

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