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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On, Hop-Off with Carfax Tower Admission + 2 Walking Tours

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Hop-on-Hop-off : 24/48 hrs

    Oxford Walking Tour: 45 mins

    Town & Gown Walking Tour: 90 mins

  • Start time

    Hop-on-Hop-off: 9.30 am to 6 pm, every 30min

    Carfax Tower Opening hours: 10 am to 3 pm 

    Oxford Walking Tour: 11:45 am pm, 12:30, 1:15 pm, and 2 pm

    Town & Gown Walking Tour: 11:30am and 1:15pm

  • Meeting Point

    Hop on the bus at any of the stops. The first stop is the railway station.

    Oxford Walking tour: Make your way to Oxford Visitor Information Point, 44-45 High Street

    Carfax Tower: Make your way to Queen St, Oxford OX1 1ET, UK

    Town & Gown Walking Tour: Carfax Tower, Queen Street, Oxford, OX1 1ET

  • Ending Point

    Hop off the bus at any of the stops.

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy Oxford sightseeing at your own leisure on a City Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Hop on and off at more than 20 stops to visit attractions of your choice
  • Enjoy informative audio commentary in multiple languages
  • Route covers attractions like The Queen's College, South Parks Road, and Trinity College
  • Take in spectacular views of Oxford from the Carfax Tower
  • The perfect combo to explore Oxford the budget-friendly and flexible way
  • Immerse yourself in the history of the city with 2 guided walking tours
  • Both printed and smartphone voucher accepted!


Soak in the old-world charms of the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ on a City Sightseeing Oxford hop-on, hop-off tour. Choose between a 24 or 48-hour tour and discover the city at your own leisurely pace. Visit attractions of your choice as you hop off at 20 well-placed stops before hopping back on the next bus to continue sightseeing.

The main stops are:

  • Christ Church
  • The Queen's College
  • South Parks Road
  • Trinity College
  • Brasenose College
  • The Plain
  • Wadham College

Enjoy immersive audio commentary in multiple languages on the bus and learn more about Oxford’s fascinating history and culture.

Take in stunning views of Oxford’s spires and rooftops with Admission to Carfax Tower (included in your ticket). The Carfax Tower was originally part of a church, but the church was demolished at the end of the 19th century, and today offers truly stunning views of the city. Climb to the top to get a whole new perspective on the city.

Also included with your ticket is the Stepping Through Oxford walking tour, a 45-minute tour and the Town & Gown Walking tour, a 90-minute journey that promises a fascinating glimpse into the rich history of Oxford. 


  • 24/48hr hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Stops near all the major sights
  • Audio guide in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Arabic, Hindi, Kids Commentary
  • 2 guided walking tours
  • Admission to Carfax Tower


  • Admission to attractions, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Timings and stops are subject to change. The updated map will be available on the bus. 

Oxford is a functioning city and weather, traffic, and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Carfax Tower is not suitable for under 5’s.

Enjoy maximum flexibility with 12 months validity

Carfax Tower is currently closed until further notice.

Customer Reviews

  • Wayne Groth

    Plan a full day if you plan to return to any of the stops. Good route, stops; takes about an hour for the whole circuit.


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