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Munich Express Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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    • Adults (15+)
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from US$ 20.05 US$ 17.83 per person
    • Munich made easy!
    • A fun, flexible bus tour
    • Great introduction to Bavaria′s capital
    • Perfect for people who are short of time
    • Informative audio-guide
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Ticket validity: 24 hours.

    Start Time

    Buses run at the following times:

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: 9:40am to 6:00pm. Buses depart every 20 minutes
    01 Nov - 31 Mar: 10:00am to 6:00pm. Buses depart every 30-60 minutes
    1 hour for a full loop

    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just changes sometimes, check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Meeting Point

    The buses depart from the Hauptbahnhof in front of the “Karstadt”. Look out for the blue double-decker buses.

    Ending Point

    You can leave the tour at any of the bus stops

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview Discover the best of Munich on a hop-on hop-off tour in a comfortable open-air double-decker bus.

    This tour is perfect for travelers on a tight schedule because it takes just 1 hour to complete an entire loop and see the main sights of the city. But, if you have more time, you can take a more leisurely approach and spend 24 hours exploring the city. Your flexible ticket allows you to jump on and off the bus all day to visit the attractions, catch a bite to eat or go shopping. The choice is yours.

    Hop off at Alte Pinakothek to view masterpieces by great artists of the 14th to 18th centuries. Or get out at Marienplatz to see the New Town Hall with its great tower and famous Glockenspiel (or carillon), St. Peter’s Cathedral, the open-air market and the Old Town Hall.

    If you want to relax, stop at Karlsplatz (Stachus), once the site of a famous beer garden and a favorite spot for locals to hang out. If you love glamorous shops, get out at Max-Joseph-Platz and wander down Maximilianstraße, Munich’s most famous shopping street.

    While you’re traveling on the bus, an informative multi-lingual audio-guide will make sure you don’t miss a thing.


    The Munich Express Hop-On Hop-Off Tour departs from designated meeting point.

    The Munich Express tour is perfect for travellers with limited time. It shows you the main highlights of the city from an open air double-decker bus.

    Your ticket is valid for the entire day. You may get on and off at every stop. Just look for the blue double-decker buses.

    A complete Express Circle tour without getting on and off lasts 1 hour. An audio-guide in English and German will tell you about all the places you are seeing.

    Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is a large cosmopolitan city that manages to be remarkably compact and easy to get around. There are six stops on your hop-on hop-off bus tour and they are listed below:

    Train Station/ Bahnhofplatz: Munich’s main railway station. The bus stop is in front of department store “Karstadt”.

    Pinakotheken: This art museum houses a fabulous collection of “Old Masters”. Works by many of the greatest Dutch, Flemish, German and Italian artists of the 14th to 18th centuries are found here; indeed the museum boasts the largest Rubens collection in the world.

    Odeonsplatz: This square is named after the “Odeon”, a large 19th century concert hall designed by the architect Leo von Klenze. The hall was heavily damaged in World War II and later turned into a government building.

    Max-Joseph-Platz: This neo-classical square is named after the first king of Bavaria – Maximilian I Joseph. It houses some of the city’s most magnificent buildings including the Nationaltheater – Munich’s large opera house, and the Residenz – the former royal palace, now open to the public. This is a good jumping off point for chic Maximilianstraße, Munich’s most glamorous shopping street.

    Marienplatz: In the Middle Ages, this square held a market and was used for events such as tournaments. Originally known as Schrannen, the square was renamed Marienplatz (St. Mary's Square) as a way of asking the Virgin Mary to protect the town from a cholera epidemic. Jump off here to see the New Town Hall with its soaring 79 m tower and the famous Glockenspiel (or carillon), the Old City Hall with its toy Museum, St Peter’s Church, the New Jewish Cultural Center, the open-air market and the Hofbrauhaus (Beer Hall).

    Karlsplatz – Stachus: The official name of this large square is Karlsplatz but it is usually called Stachus after a popular inn and beer garden that stood there in the 18th century. Important buildings here include Karlstor, one of the city’s medieval gates, the neo-baroque Justizpalast (Palace of Justice) and the Kaufhof, the first post-war department store of Munich.

    Underneath Stachus is a large shopping center and between the square and Marienplatz is the main pedestrian area of the city (Neuhauser Strasse / Kaufinger Strasse) which has numerous shops and restaurants.

    In summer this is a popular place for people to take a break from shopping and sightseeing; in winter the fountain is transformed into an ice skating rink.

    You can end your tour wherever you like.

    For route map, Click here

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Open-air double-decker bus tour
    • Audio guide in German and English
    • Attraction admission tickets
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher. Unfortunately the buses are not wheelchair accessible

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

  • Customer Reviews

    • Great, quick tour!

      The driver was the kindest person I met in Munich. I love that the bus had an optional roof because we did have about 10 minutes of heavy rain. The tour was the perfect amount of time, ...

      JC PURSLEY, United States, 18/Sep/2017
    • LAURA TISSI, United States, 25/Aug/2017
    • On time departure and excellent insights!

      Most tours would be taken aback due to weather restrictions but the hop on hop off tour were still on schedule, taking guest to an insight of the beautiful city and a well spoken tour g...

      NAWAWI, Singapore, 09/Jan/2013

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