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City Sightseeing Moscow: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour with Walking Tour & Optional Cruise!

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Key Highlights

  • See all of Moscow from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Red Square to the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
  • The 2 routes cover more than 40 stops and showcase the most popular attractions of Moscow
  • Choose between a 1 or 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket and explore Moscow at your own pace
  • Hop on and off at any of the well-placed stops and see attractions of your choice
  • Enjoy a complimentary walking tour and visit attractions like Kazan Cathedral, Red Square, Lenin’s Mausoleum & more!
  • Audio commentary in multiple languages ensures that you don’t miss a thing!
  • Upgrade your hop-on, hop-off ticket to include an optional scenic cruise on the Vodootvodny canal
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days (as per option chosen)

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour Buses depart between Weekdays: 10am to 6pm and Weekends and Holidays: 10:00am to 9:30pm; every 20-30 minutes
    Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise: 11am and 8pm, every 30-60 minutes

    Meeting Point

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

    Ending Point

    You may hop off the bus at any stop

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Explore this bustling city comfortably aboard a hop-on hop-off bus and choose between a 1 or 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour. See all of Moscow from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Red Square to the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and hop on and off at any of the stops to visit attractions of your choice.

    With 2 routes covering more than 40 stops, you have easy access to all the popular attractions of Moscow. The hop-on, hop-off ticket includes a complimentary walking tour that showcases the best of the vibrant Russian city. Visit attractions like Kazan Cathedral, Red Square, Lenin’s Mausoleum & more!

    Enjoy panoramic views of Moscow from atop an open top, double-decker bus and enjoy audio commentary in multiple languages.

    Enjoy an optional cruise on the Vodootvodny canal and see significant Moscow attractions from the water!

    From where to begin your Moscow tour?Click here for your hop-on, hop-off route map

    Itinerary

    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start the tour. Hop on and off at any of the stops to visit attractions of your choice. The routes have more than 40 well placed stops covering all the highlights of the charming city of Moscow. Choose between a 1 or 2-day Moscow hop-on, hop-off tour and travel from one destination to another with easy, without having to worry about parking and transport problems.

    You can also enjoy audio commentary in multiple languages as you sit back and enjoy a complete 2-hour loop. Be driven around the city, pass significant and historic sites and take in panoramic views of Moscow from atop an open top, double-decker bus.

    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!

    Some of the main attractions covered by the routes are:
    • Alexander Garden at Mokhovaya St.
    • Red Square
    • Okhotny Ryad
    • Big Moskvoretsky Bridge
    • Arbatskaya Sq.
    • Estrada Theatre
    • Big Stone Bridge
    • Lubyanka Sq.

    You can hop off at any of the stops to end your hop-on, hop-off bus tour.

    Enjoy a complimentary walking tour with your hop-on, hop-off ticket. See the most significant sites of Moscow on this walking tour, like Varvarka Street, Romanovs Chambers, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square, Lenin’s Mausoleum, The Senate Palace, GUM, Kazan Cathedral, Moscow Hotel from the famous Stolichnaya Vodka cover, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Ruins Grotto and The Kremlin.

    Optional River Cruise:

    You can also upgrade your hop-on, hop-off ticket to include a river cruise. The 1-hour boat tour starts from Tretyakovsky Pier and showcases some stunning examples of engineering like the Maly Kamenny (Small Stone) bridge, the First and Second sluice bridges, Small Krasnokholmsky Bridge, Zverev Bridge, Commissariat Bridge and Sadovnichesky Bridge.

    Sail across the Vodootvodny canal and see significant Moscow sites as you pass the Yakimanskaya embankment and the Soyskaya embankment. Enjoy audio commentary in 4 languages and learn all about Moscow's history and traditions.

    While the bus tour operates all year round, the Hop-on, Hop-off river cruise is available between 1 May to 31 October 2015.

    There are 4 ticket options to choose from. These are:
    • Moscow Bus & Boat Tour - 1 Day
    • Moscow Bus Tour Only - 1 Day
    • Moscow Bus Tour Only - 2 Day
    • Moscow Bus & Boat Tour - 2 Day

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Unlimited travel for 1 day/2 days
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket (as per option selected)
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off River Cruise Ticket (as per option selected - Operating in summer season only)
    • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus and Boat Ticket (as per option selected - Operating in summer season only)

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick up & Drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your hop-on hop-off ticket at any one of Moscow’s 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 hours from that time.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

    Boat Tours have now stopped running for the duration of the winter period.

    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.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Wheelchair access available.

  • reviews
    • Overall, the use of the service was easy and accessible. It is a great way to get around and sight seeing the city....

      Walter Guerrero, United States, 03/Apr/2017
    • Excellent Tour

      Great tour of Moscow in the snow, buses lovely and warm....

      Peter Hasson, United Kingdom, 23/Dec/2016
    • Enjoyable tour on our own schedule!

      Our group enjoyed the tour; we could take things at our own pace and listen to the narration (or not) as we chose. The buses were comfortable, and the drivers competent. Thank...

      Brian Mann, United States, 22/May/2017
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