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The Original Tour Bus Routes

So, you’ve made a list of all of the landmarks and attractions you want to tick off in central London, now it’s time to find the best route. With 6 different routes and over 80 stops, we have more London sightseeing bus routes and stops than any other bus tour company in the city and audio commentary in 11 languages on every route. You can hop-off one route and jump straight onto another, making it easy to see as many London landmarks as possible.

Our main London tourist route takes you to all of the top attractions. The Yellow Route is our most frequent service which means that if you hop-off quickly to explore an area or landmark, the next bus is never far behind. If you have a 24, 48 or 72 hour ticket, make the most of your free Thames river cruise by hopping off at Westminster, taking the river cruise to Tower Pier and boarding Yellow Route again at the Tower of London.

The Yellow Route is the perfect way to find your bearings in London before exploring the city by foot. We have a live guided tour in English and an audio guided tour in 11 languages on this route. Once you hop on board, we will take you past the London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Horse Guards Parade, Pall Mall, Piccadilly Circus and St James’s Palace. The Yellow Route also crosses London Bridge, Westminster Bridge, Waterloo Bridge and Tower Bridge.

Live Guided Tour Buses: Buses will display 'English live guide'' on the light-up screen on the front & side will have entertaining live-guided commentary. The live-guided tours will be every 45-60 minutes (roughly every third bus) on the Yellow Route 

Frequency: Every 20 minutes daily

1
Grosvenor Gardens, STA Travel, stop Z6 (please note that the 5pm bus is the last full route)
First Bus:  09:00
Last Bus:  17:00
2
Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, right of Achillies Statue, stop X
First Bus:  09:06
Last Bus:  17:06
3
Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z
First Bus:  08:32
Last Bus:  17:12
4
Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner showroom
First Bus:  08:34
Last Bus:  17:14
5
Coventry Street, in front of Shake Shack
First Bus:  08:57
Last Bus:  17:32
6
Pall Mall East, left of National Portrait Gallery entrance, stop Z
First Bus:  09:01
Last Bus:  17:41
7
Westminster Bridge (London Eye side), in front of Marriot Hotel, next to lion statue
First Bus:  09:13
Last Bus:  17:53
8
York Road, outside Gail's Bakery
First Bus:  09:19
Last Bus:  17:59
9
Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel
First Bus:  09:03
Last Bus:  18:03
11
Ludgate Hill, St Pauls Cathedral entrance, in front of Cote Brasserie
First Bus:  09:20
Last Bus:  18:20
12
Queen Victoria Street, in front of HSBC Bank, stop MD
First Bus:  09:28
Last Bus:  18:28
13
London Bridge, Monument, north of London Bridge, stop P
First Bus:  09:32
Last Bus:  18:32
14
Tooley Street, left of Potters Fields Park, stop J
First Bus:  09:38
Last Bus:  18:38
15
Tower Hill, Tower of London, in front of Bronze Worker Statue
First Bus:  09:08
Last Bus:  18:48
16
Victoria Embankment, opposite Temple Station, stop W
First Bus:  09:16
Last Bus:  18:56
17
Westminster Bridge (Big Ben side), in front of Westminster Pier
First Bus:  09:23
Last Bus:  19:03
18
Horseferry Road, junction of Thorney Street, stop NE
*This bus stop is not served after 5.52pm Monday to Friday
First Bus:  09:32
Last Bus:  19:12
19
Buckingham Gate, Buckingham Palace, opposite Queens Gallery
First Bus:  09:38
Last Bus:  19:18
20
Buckingham Palace Rd, Victoria Station, outside Grosvenor Hotel
First Bus:  09:42
Last Bus:  19:22
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
1Grosvenor Gardens, STA Travel, stop Z6 (please note that the 5pm bus is the last full route)09:0017:00
2Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, right of Achillies Statue, stop X09:0617:06
3Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z08:3217:12
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner showroom08:3417:14
5Coventry Street, in front of Shake Shack08:5717:32
6Pall Mall East, left of National Portrait Gallery entrance, stop Z09:0117:41
7Westminster Bridge (London Eye side), in front of Marriot Hotel, next to lion statue09:1317:53
8York Road, outside Gail's Bakery09:1917:59
9Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel09:0318:03
11Ludgate Hill, St Pauls Cathedral entrance, in front of Cote Brasserie09:2018:20
12Queen Victoria Street, in front of HSBC Bank, stop MD09:2818:28
13London Bridge, Monument, north of London Bridge, stop P09:3218:32
14Tooley Street, left of Potters Fields Park, stop J09:3818:38
15Tower Hill, Tower of London, in front of Bronze Worker Statue09:0818:48
16Victoria Embankment, opposite Temple Station, stop W09:1618:56
17Westminster Bridge (Big Ben side), in front of Westminster Pier09:2319:03
18Horseferry Road, junction of Thorney Street, stop NE
*This bus stop is not served after 5.52pm Monday to Friday
09:3219:12
19Buckingham Gate, Buckingham Palace, opposite Queens Gallery09:3819:18
20Buckingham Palace Rd, Victoria Station, outside Grosvenor Hotel09:4219:22

Discover the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. On the Blue Route, you will find some of the most expensive properties in London, beautiful architecture, the Kensington shopping district and a number of stunning museums and landmarks. Although this might be a pricey area to live in, there are lots of free museums and plenty of top sights along this route.

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is a great place to shop in high-end department stores like Harrods or Harvey Nichols. However, you shouldn’t miss out on the wealth of history from Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Trafalgar Square. Head to the Royal Albert Hall, V&A Museum, Science Museum and the Natural History Museum. Or, hop-off to visit Buckingham Palace or Kensington Palace and see where the Royals live.

Frequency: Every 25 minutes daily

Commentary: Audio guided commentary in 11 languages

80
Bressenden Place, behind Victoria Palace Theatre, in front of Waitrose (please note that the 5.20pm bus is the last full route)
First Bus:  09:05
Last Bus:  17:25
29
Buckingham Palace Gate, Buckingham Palace, in front of Queens Gallery
First Bus:  09:09
Last Bus:  17:29
30
Horseferry Road, junction of Tufton Street, stop NH
First Bus:  09:16
Last Bus:  17:36
31
Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Pier, stop SP
First Bus:  09:21
Last Bus:  17:41
32
32 Westminster Bridge, in front of St Thomas Hospital
First Bus:  09:04
Last Bus:  17:41
33
Parliament Street, outside HM Treasury, stop C
First Bus:  09:11
Last Bus:  17:56
34
Whitehall, Horse Guards Parade
First Bus:  09:15
Last Bus:  18:00
35
Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Stop S
First Bus:  09:22
Last Bus:  18:07
36
Piccadilly, Piccadilly Arcade, stop G
First Bus:  09:29
Last Bus:  18:14
37
Piccadilly, Green Park station, in front of Santander bikes
First Bus:  09:33
Last Bus:  18:18
38
Piccadilly, opposite Hard Rock Cafe
First Bus:  09:37
Last Bus:  18:22
39
Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, right of Achilles Statue, stop X
First Bus:  09:40
Last Bus:  18:25
40
Knightsbridge, The Lanesborough Hotel, stop 13
First Bus:  09:47
Last Bus:  18:32
41
Brompton Road, Harrods, stop KA
First Bus:  09:51
Last Bus:  18:36
42
Thurloe Place, opposite Victoria and Albert Museum, stop N
First Bus:  09:55
Last Bus:  18:40
43
Gloucester Road, opposite Gloucester Road station, stop GS
First Bus:  08:20
Last Bus:  18:45
44
Queens Gate, Stop GT
First Bus:  08:24
Last Bus:  18:49
21
Kensington Road, Kensington Palace, opposite Cabmen’s Shelter
First Bus:  08:31
Last Bus:  18:56
22
Notting Hill Gate, junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M
First Bus:  08:43
Last Bus:  19:08
23
Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
First Bus:  08:45
Last Bus:  19:10
24
Bayswater Road, outside Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel
First Bus:  08:48
Last Bus:  19:13
25
Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LH
First Bus:  08:51
Last Bus:  19:16
26
London Street, corner of Norfolk Square
First Bus:  08:56
Last Bus:  19:21
27
Praed Street, left of Hilton Metropole Hotel
First Bus:  08:59
Last Bus:  19:24
4
Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner
First Bus:  09:07
Last Bus:  19:32
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
80Bressenden Place, behind Victoria Palace Theatre, in front of Waitrose (please note that the 5.20pm bus is the last full route)09:0517:25
29Buckingham Palace Gate, Buckingham Palace, in front of Queens Gallery09:0917:29
30Horseferry Road, junction of Tufton Street, stop NH09:1617:36
31Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Pier, stop SP09:2117:41
3232 Westminster Bridge, in front of St Thomas Hospital09:0417:41
33Parliament Street, outside HM Treasury, stop C09:1117:56
34Whitehall, Horse Guards Parade09:1518:00
35Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Stop S09:2218:07
36Piccadilly, Piccadilly Arcade, stop G09:2918:14
37Piccadilly, Green Park station, in front of Santander bikes09:3318:18
38Piccadilly, opposite Hard Rock Cafe09:3718:22
39Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, right of Achilles Statue, stop X09:4018:25
40Knightsbridge, The Lanesborough Hotel, stop 1309:4718:32
41Brompton Road, Harrods, stop KA09:5118:36
42Thurloe Place, opposite Victoria and Albert Museum, stop N09:5518:40
43Gloucester Road, opposite Gloucester Road station, stop GS08:2018:45
44Queens Gate, Stop GT08:2418:49
21Kensington Road, Kensington Palace, opposite Cabmen’s Shelter08:3118:56
22Notting Hill Gate, junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M08:4319:08
23Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel08:4519:10
24Bayswater Road, outside Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel08:4819:13
25Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LH08:5119:16
26London Street, corner of Norfolk Square08:5619:21
27Praed Street, left of Hilton Metropole Hotel08:5919:24
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner09:0719:32

Arriving into London at Euston station or King’s Cross St Pancras via the Eurostar? Then this route will provide the perfect connection into the centre of the capital. If you’re staying in the city centre, hop-on to the Orange Route and switch between routes in the centre of London.

Once you’re ready to do a spot of sightseeing, the Orange Route will give you a taste of great British culture. Travel to the British Museum, the most popular attraction in London, dedicated to human history, art & culture and home to over 8 million exhibits. On this route, you can also hop-off at Charing Cross, the British Library, Chinatown, Platform 9 ¾, Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square where you can easily walk to Covent Garden.

Frequency: Every 30 minutes daily

Commentary: Audio guided commentary in 11 languages

45
Woburn Place, in front of Royal National Hotel (please note that the 5.30pm bus is the last full route)
First Bus:  08:35
Last Bus:  17:30
46
Upper Woburn Place, junction of Euston Road, stop L
First Bus:  08:40
Last Bus:  17:35
47
Eurostars Arrivals,Pancras Road, stop T
First Bus:  08:48
Last Bus:  17:43
48
Midland Road, stop S
First Bus:  08:53
Last Bus:  17:48
49
Upper Woburn Place, in front of Central House, stop M
First Bus:  09:02
Last Bus:  17:57
50
Bedford Way, in front of Logan Hall
First Bus:  08:25
Last Bus:  18:00
51
Bedford Place, Russell Square, stop K
First Bus:  08:29
Last Bus:  18:04
52
Great Russell Street, British Museum, stop W
First Bus:  08:32
Last Bus:  18:07
53
Charing Cross Road, Wyndham's Theatre
First Bus:  08:40
Last Bus:  18:15
54
Duncannon Street, St Martin-in-the-Fields church, stop G
First Bus:  08:49
Last Bus:  18:24
55
Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel
First Bus:  08:55
Last Bus:  18:30
56
Southampton Row, in front of Victoria House, stop Y
First Bus:  09:00
Last Bus:  18:35
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
45Woburn Place, in front of Royal National Hotel (please note that the 5.30pm bus is the last full route)08:3517:30
46Upper Woburn Place, junction of Euston Road, stop L08:4017:35
47Eurostars Arrivals,Pancras Road, stop T08:4817:43
48Midland Road, stop S08:5317:48
49Upper Woburn Place, in front of Central House, stop M09:0217:57
50Bedford Way, in front of Logan Hall08:2518:00
51Bedford Place, Russell Square, stop K08:2918:04
52Great Russell Street, British Museum, stop W08:3218:07
53Charing Cross Road, Wyndham's Theatre08:4018:15
54Duncannon Street, St Martin-in-the-Fields church, stop G08:4918:24
55Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel08:5518:30
56Southampton Row, in front of Victoria House, stop Y09:0018:35

Explore the great outdoors in central London. Connecting you with both Regents Park and Hyde Park, our Red Route shuttle can get you close to top attractions, stunning parks and one of London’s main shopping districts. It also stops at Marble Arch, Park Lane, where you can swap between 4 more of our routes.

Discover the beautiful Hyde Park, pass the Marble Arch and head up towards Baker Street where you can access Madame Tussauds or find Sherlock Holmes’ house at 221B. You can also hop-off at Albany Street and walk through Regents Park to ZSL London Zoo or take the 10-minute walk along Great Portland Street to hit the shops at Oxford Street.

Frequency: Every 30-60 minutes daily

Commentary: Audio guided commentary in 11 languages

4
Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Fine and Country (please note that the 4.30pm bus is the last full route)
First Bus:  09:00
Last Bus:  16:30
3
Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z
First Bus:  09:03
Last Bus:  16:33
82
Baker Street, Madame Tussauds
First Bus:  09:16
Last Bus:  16:46
83
Albany Street, Melia White House Hotel, stop C
First Bus:  09:22
Last Bus:  16:52
84
Marylebone Road, opposite Baker Street station, stop E
First Bus:  09:28
Last Bus:  16:58
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Fine and Country (please note that the 4.30pm bus is the last full route)09:0016:30
3Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z09:0316:33
82Baker Street, Madame Tussauds09:1616:46
83Albany Street, Melia White House Hotel, stop C09:2216:52
84Marylebone Road, opposite Baker Street station, stop E09:2816:58

Some of London’s popular hotel districts are a little quieter than the centre of the city, so transport is not always as frequent. To combat this issue, our Purple Route travels through these popular hotel locations and brings you into the centre of London. There are also a number of attractions on this route that you can’t access on our other bus tours.

Hop-on at Notting Hill Gate, Queensway, Holland Park or Lancaster Gate and travel to Marble Arch on Park Lane where you can change onto 4 more of our routes. The Purple Route also takes you to Kidzania in Westfield shopping centre at Shepherd’s Bush. You can also hop-off at Queensway and walk to Kensington Palace in under 10 minutes.

Frequency: Every 30-60 minutes daily

There is no service on the Purple route from Holland Park between 1.30pm and 3pm, customers for Marble Arch should take the Blue route between these times.

The afternoon service to Shepherds Bush Station, Stop 79 leaves Marble Arch, Stop 3 at 12.56, 13.56, 15.26 and 16.26

Commentary: Audio guided commentary in 11 languages

63
Holland Park Avenue, Royal Crescent Gardens (please note that the 4pm bus is the last full route)
First Bus:  09:30
Last Bus:  16:00
22
Notting Hill Gate, Junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M
First Bus:  09:36
Last Bus:  16:06
23
Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
First Bus:  09:38
Last Bus:  16:08
24
Bayswater Road, outside Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel
First Bus:  09:40
Last Bus:  16:10
25
Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LH
First Bus:  09:44
Last Bus:  16:14
4
Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner Showroom
First Bus:  09:54
Last Bus:  16:24
3
Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z
First Bus:  09:56
Last Bus:  16:26
73
Bayswater Road, opposite Tyburn Convent and Church, stop A
First Bus:  09:59
Last Bus:  16:29
74
Opposite Lancaster Gate Station, stop LC
First Bus:  10:02
Last Bus:  16:32
75
Bayswater Rd, opposite Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel, stop D
First Bus:  10:04
Last Bus:  16:34
76
Bayswater Road, opposite DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, stop S
First Bus:  10:05
Last Bus:  16:35
77
Notting Hill Gate, opposite Clanricarde Gardens, stop N
First Bus:  10:06
Last Bus:  16:36
78
Hilton London Kensington, Holland Park Avenue
First Bus:  10:10
Last Bus:  16:40
79
Shepherds Bush Station, Westfield shopping centre, stop A
First Bus:  10:14
Last Bus:  16:44
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
63Holland Park Avenue, Royal Crescent Gardens (please note that the 4pm bus is the last full route)09:3016:00
22Notting Hill Gate, Junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M09:3616:06
23Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel09:3816:08
24Bayswater Road, outside Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel09:4016:10
25Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LH09:4416:14
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner Showroom09:5416:24
3Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z09:5616:26
73Bayswater Road, opposite Tyburn Convent and Church, stop A09:5916:29
74Opposite Lancaster Gate Station, stop LC10:0216:32
75Bayswater Rd, opposite Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel, stop D10:0416:34
76Bayswater Road, opposite DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, stop S10:0516:35
77Notting Hill Gate, opposite Clanricarde Gardens, stop N10:0616:36
78Hilton London Kensington, Holland Park Avenue10:1016:40
79Shepherds Bush Station, Westfield shopping centre, stop A10:1416:44

Awake early and raring to go? Our Grey Route morning shuttle connects the main hotel districts with 4 more of our tour routes on Park Lane at Marble Arch. Between 8am-9am, the Grey Route is a great way to get to our main Yellow Route and start your day of exploration around London.

Explore Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, or make your way to Paddington Station if you are continuing with your travels. You can even hop-off at Notting Hill Gate on a Friday or Saturday and walk to Portobello Road Market in just 25 minutes.

Frequency: Every 30 minutes daily

Commentary: Audio guided commentary in 11 languages

57
Holland Park Avenue, Royal Crescent Garden
First Bus:  08:00
Last Bus:  09:00
22
Notting Hill Gate, junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M
First Bus:  08:05
Last Bus:  09:05
23
Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
First Bus:  08:07
Last Bus:  09:07
24
Bayswater Road, Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel
First Bus:  08:09
Last Bus:  09:09
25
Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LE
First Bus:  08:12
Last Bus:  09:12
27
Praed Street, left of Hilton Metropole Hotel
First Bus:  08:17
Last Bus:  09:17
4
Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner Showroom
First Bus:  08:25
Last Bus:  09:25
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
57Holland Park Avenue, Royal Crescent Garden08:0009:00
22Notting Hill Gate, junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M08:0509:05
23Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel08:0709:07
24Bayswater Road, Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel08:0909:09
25Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LE08:1209:12
27Praed Street, left of Hilton Metropole Hotel08:1709:17
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner Showroom08:2509:25

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