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Tootbus London: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


    Night tour: Fri and Sat

  • Duration

    1-day, 2-day and 3-day (take your pick)

    London Express Tour: 2 hours

    London Night Tour: 1 hour and 30 minutes

    Christmas Lights Tour: 45 minutes

  • Start time

    London Express: 10am to 4:40pm (6pm during weekends), every 25 to 40 min.

    London Discovery hop-on, hop-off tour:

    Yellow route: 9am to 6pm, every 25 minutes

    Blue route: 8:40am to 4:20pm (Mon to Thu) and to 5pm (Fri to Sun). Frequency: 40 min.

    London Night Tour: 7pm

    Christmas Lights Tour: Departures available every 30 minutes from 4:30pm to 6:30pm from Coventry Street.

    Please note the route itinerary and duration are subject to change on 27 November and 4, 11, 18 December due to traffic disruptions.

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-on hop-off tour: Hop on the bus at any of the stops

    London Night Tour: Coventry Street, London W1D 7DH.

    Thames cruise (Must-See London): You can start from any of the piers available including Westminster, London Eye or Tower of London pier.

    Christmas Lights Tour: Coventry Street.

  • Ending Point

    Hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy London sightseeing your own way and choose from a range of action-packed bus tours
  • Choose from a panoramic bus tour, hop-on, hop-off tour, and night tour
  • Enjoy the Thames River cruise with the Must-See London option
  • Interesting audio guide on the bus and on the Tootbus App
  • All necessary Covid-19 health and safety measures reinforced for the tours
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


Discover the charms of London by choosing from a range of London sightseeing options:

London Express Tour

See the top attractions of London in 2 hours with great photo ops and action-packed sightseeing from an open-top bus. Enjoy entertaining audio commentary as you drive past attractions like Tower Bridge, Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, London Eye, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, National Gallery and Downing Street.

London Discovery Tour

Tootbus London Discovery allows you to get a first overview of London's top landmarks and attractions all in a day. Hop on and off at any of the stops and see attractions of your choice.

Make your way around, experience the heart of the city and see London's top landmarks from the open-top deck of the bus including; Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Westminster Abbey, London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, St. James Palace etc.

Must See London

Enjoy a 1 or 2-day hop-on, hop-off tour with a Thames River cruise and discover London from both land and water. 

You can start the river cruise at any of the piers available including Westminster, London Eye or Tower of London pier and enjoy unlimited hop-on hop-off access during the duration of your pass.

Some of the main stops of the Hop-On, Hop-Off route are:

  • Coventry Street
  • Pall Mall Ease
  • Westminster Bridge
  • Ludgate Hill
  • Tower Hill
  • Buckingham Gate
  • Grosvenor Gardens

London Night Tour

See the city illuminated by night on a panoramic London tour. London by Night will take you past some of the most iconic landmarks at their glittering best such as Tower Bridge, Piccadilly Circus, Houses of Parliament or London Eye. Enjoy audio commentary as you enjoy a drive through the lively streets.

Christmas Lights tour

Soak in the magic of London on a Christmas lights bus tour and see the famous lights that decorate the iconic streets of London on board Tootbus' double-decker buses. Admire the city’s famous Christmas lights and enjoy a bus ride through Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and more while your guide regales you with stories of Christmas past and present. Each ticket includes a complimentary Santa hat on board to get you into the Christmas spirit.

Choose from the following ticket options:

London Express Tour: 2 hours

London Discovery 1-Day Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Must-See London (1-Day Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour + Cruise)

Must-See London (2-Day Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour + Cruise)

London Night Tour: 1 hour and 30 minutes 

Christmas Lights Tour: 45 minutes


  • 2 hour London Express tour (if option selected)
  • 1 or 2-day hop-on, hop-off tour (if option selected)
  • Night tour (if option selected)
  • Christmas Lights Tour (if option selected)
  • Thames cruise (with Must-See London package)


  • Entrances, unless specified

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Tickets are valid for up to 12 months from the booking date, so you can book today with peace of mind and travel later. 

Hygiene Measures: We have implemented reinforced health and safety measures on board and acquired the official Industry Standard "We're Good To Go" from Visit England as well as the globally recognized World Travel and Tourism Council's "Safe Travels Stamp".

Audio Guide: Audio guide available in English and French on the bus devices and on the Tootbus app. We provide you with free earphones on board the bus. However, you can help us protect the planet by bringing your own!

Kids Commentary: Kids audio guide specially designed to capture their attention all throughout the journey available in English and French on the bus devices and on the Tootbus app.

Download the Tootbus app, find the meeting point according to your position, see the route and the places you will visit. You can also Import your pass ready to scan and Locate buses in real time

Seats are allocated on a first-come first-served basis, we highly recommend customers to arrive to the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour departure. 

Face coverings are mandatory but not provided. Please bring your own.

From 19 November to 30 December The London by Night Tour will be interrupted and "replaced" by the Christmas Lights Tour.

Christmas Lights tour: Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.

Itinerary and duration are subject to change due to traffic conditions.

Additional info

Children aged 4 and under travel free and do not need a voucher, therefore you do not need to make a booking for them.

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    Simply fabulous! I would recommend this tour to anyone who has a short stay or a one-day layover in London. Well worth the price, and I got to see a lot.
    03/13/2020 Lisa Rae,
  • 5
    Value for money options.
    01/16/2020 Shashi Prakash,
  • 4
    London is crowded, diring the whole day we could use only 2 bus tour and the river cruise before sunset. Must be betteer in summertime, i was there in November
    11/26/2019 Nora Orosz,

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