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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 5 - 20 minutes daily

1
Grosvenor Gardens, STA Travel, stop Z6 (please note that the 5pm bus is the last full route)
First Bus:  8.30am
Last Bus:  5pm
2
Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, right of Achillies Statue, stop X
First Bus:  8.36am
Last Bus:  5.06pm
3
Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z
First Bus:  8.22am
Last Bus:  5.12pm
4
Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner showroom
First Bus:  8.24am
Last Bus:  5.14pm
5
Coventry Street, in front of Shake Shack
First Bus:  8.22am
Last Bus:  5.32pm
6
Pall Mall East, left of National Portrait Gallery entrance, stop Z
First Bus:  8.26am
Last Bus:  5.41pm
7
Westminster Bridge (London Eye side), in front of Marriot Hotel, next to lion statue
First Bus:  8.23am
Last Bus:  5.53pm
8
York Road, outside Gail's Bakery
First Bus:  8.29am
Last Bus:  5.59pm
9
Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel
First Bus:  8.33am
Last Bus:  6.03pm
11
Ludgate Hill, St Pauls Cathedral entrance, in front of Cote Brasserie
First Bus:  8.50am
Last Bus:  6.20pm
12
Queen Victoria Street, in front of HSBC Bank, stop MD
First Bus:  8,58am
Last Bus:  6.28pm
13
London Bridge, Monument, north of London Bridge, stop P
First Bus:  9.02am
Last Bus:  6.32pm
14
Tooley Street, left of Potters Fields Park, stop J
First Bus:  9.08am
Last Bus:  6.38pm
15
Tower Hill, Tower of London, in front of Bronze Worker Statue
First Bus:  9.03am
Last Bus:  6.48pm
16
Victoria Embankment, opposite Temple Station, stop W
First Bus:  9.11am
Last Bus:  6.56pm
17
Westminster Bridge (Big Ben side), in front of Westminster Pier
First Bus:  9.18am
Last Bus:  7.03pm
18
Horseferry Road, junction of Thorney Street, stop NE
First Bus:  9.27am
Last Bus:  7.12pm
19
Buckingham Gate, Buckingham Palace, opposite Queens Gallery
First Bus:  9.33am
Last Bus:  7.18pm
20
Buckingham Palace Rd, Victoria Station, outside Grosvenor Hotel
First Bus:  9.37am
Last Bus:  7.22pm
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
1Grosvenor Gardens, STA Travel, stop Z6 (please note that the 5pm bus is the last full route)8.30am5pm
2Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, right of Achillies Statue, stop X8.36am5.06pm
3Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z8.22am5.12pm
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner showroom8.24am5.14pm
5Coventry Street, in front of Shake Shack8.22am5.32pm
6Pall Mall East, left of National Portrait Gallery entrance, stop Z8.26am5.41pm
7Westminster Bridge (London Eye side), in front of Marriot Hotel, next to lion statue8.23am5.53pm
8York Road, outside Gail's Bakery8.29am5.59pm
9Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel8.33am6.03pm
11Ludgate Hill, St Pauls Cathedral entrance, in front of Cote Brasserie8.50am6.20pm
12Queen Victoria Street, in front of HSBC Bank, stop MD8,58am6.28pm
13London Bridge, Monument, north of London Bridge, stop P9.02am6.32pm
14Tooley Street, left of Potters Fields Park, stop J9.08am6.38pm
15Tower Hill, Tower of London, in front of Bronze Worker Statue9.03am6.48pm
16Victoria Embankment, opposite Temple Station, stop W9.11am6.56pm
17Westminster Bridge (Big Ben side), in front of Westminster Pier9.18am7.03pm
18Horseferry Road, junction of Thorney Street, stop NE9.27am7.12pm
19Buckingham Gate, Buckingham Palace, opposite Queens Gallery9.33am7.18pm
20Buckingham Palace Rd, Victoria Station, outside Grosvenor Hotel9.37am7.22pm

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 15-20 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:  9am
Last Bus:  5.20pm
29
Buckingham Palace Gate, Buckingham Palace, in front of Queens Gallery
First Bus:  9.04am
Last Bus:  5.24pm
30
Horseferry Road, junction of Tufton Street, stop NH
First Bus:  9.11am
Last Bus:  5.30pm
31
Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Pier, stop SP
First Bus:  9.16am
Last Bus:  5.33pm
32
32 Westminster Bridge, in front of St Thomas Hospital
First Bus:  9.04am
Last Bus:  5.41pm
33
Parliament Street, outside HM Treasury, stop C (CLOSED UNTIL MID NOV. 2019)
First Bus:  9.11am
Last Bus:  5.47pm
34
Whitehall, Horse Guards Parade (CLOSED UNTIL MID NOV. 2019)
First Bus:  9.15am
Last Bus:  5.50pm
35
Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Stop S
First Bus:  9.22am
Last Bus:  5.56pm
36
Piccadilly, Piccadilly Arcade, stop G
First Bus:  9.29am
Last Bus:  6.02pm
37
Piccadilly, Green Park station, in front of Santander bikes
First Bus:  9.33am
Last Bus:  6.05pm
38
Piccadilly, opposite Hard Rock Cafe
First Bus:  9.37am
Last Bus:  6.08pm
39
Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, right of Achilles Statue, stop X
First Bus:  9.40am
Last Bus:  6.11pm
40
Knightsbridge, The Lanesborough Hotel, stop 13
First Bus:  9.47am
Last Bus:  6.18pm
41
Brompton Road, Harrods, stop KA
First Bus:  9.51am
Last Bus:  6.23pm
42
Thurloe Place, opposite Victoria and Albert Museum, stop N
First Bus:  9.55am
Last Bus:  6.27pm
43
Gloucester Road, opposite Gloucester Road station, stop GS
First Bus:  8.20am
Last Bus:  6.32pm
44
Queens Gate, Stop GT
First Bus:  8.24am
Last Bus:  6.35pm
21
Kensington Road, Kensington Palace, opposite Cabmen’s Shelter
First Bus:  8.31am
Last Bus:  6.41pm
22
Notting Hill Gate, junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M
First Bus:  8.43am
Last Bus:  6.49pm
23
Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
First Bus:  8.45am
Last Bus:  6.51pm
24
Bayswater Road, outside Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel
First Bus:  8.48am
Last Bus:  6.54pm
25
Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LH
First Bus:  8.51am
Last Bus:  6.57pm
26
London Street, corner of Norfolk Square
First Bus:  8.56am
Last Bus:  7.02pm
27
Praed Street, left of Hilton Metropole Hotel
First Bus:  8.59am
Last Bus:  7.04pm
4
Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner
First Bus:  9.07am
Last Bus:  7.12pm
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)9am5.20pm
29Buckingham Palace Gate, Buckingham Palace, in front of Queens Gallery9.04am5.24pm
30Horseferry Road, junction of Tufton Street, stop NH9.11am5.30pm
31Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Pier, stop SP9.16am5.33pm
3232 Westminster Bridge, in front of St Thomas Hospital9.04am5.41pm
33Parliament Street, outside HM Treasury, stop C (CLOSED UNTIL MID NOV. 2019)9.11am5.47pm
34Whitehall, Horse Guards Parade (CLOSED UNTIL MID NOV. 2019)9.15am5.50pm
35Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Stop S9.22am5.56pm
36Piccadilly, Piccadilly Arcade, stop G9.29am6.02pm
37Piccadilly, Green Park station, in front of Santander bikes9.33am6.05pm
38Piccadilly, opposite Hard Rock Cafe9.37am6.08pm
39Hyde Park, Queen Elizabeth Gate, right of Achilles Statue, stop X9.40am6.11pm
40Knightsbridge, The Lanesborough Hotel, stop 139.47am6.18pm
41Brompton Road, Harrods, stop KA9.51am6.23pm
42Thurloe Place, opposite Victoria and Albert Museum, stop N9.55am6.27pm
43Gloucester Road, opposite Gloucester Road station, stop GS8.20am6.32pm
44Queens Gate, Stop GT8.24am6.35pm
21Kensington Road, Kensington Palace, opposite Cabmen’s Shelter8.31am6.41pm
22Notting Hill Gate, junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M8.43am6.49pm
23Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel8.45am6.51pm
24Bayswater Road, outside Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel8.48am6.54pm
25Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LH8.51am6.57pm
26London Street, corner of Norfolk Square8.56am7.02pm
27Praed Street, left of Hilton Metropole Hotel8.59am7.04pm
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner9.07am7.12pm

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 20 - 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:  8.35am
Last Bus:  5.30pm
46
Upper Woburn Place, junction of Euston Road, stop L
First Bus:  8.40am
Last Bus:  5.35pm
47
Eurostars Arrivals,Pancras Road, stop T
First Bus:  8.48am
Last Bus:  5.43pm
48
Midland Road, stop S
First Bus:  8.53am
Last Bus:  5.48pm
49
Upper Woburn Place, in front of Central House, stop M
First Bus:  9.02am
Last Bus:  5.57pm
50
Bedford Way, in front of Logan Hall
First Bus:  8.25am
Last Bus:  6.00pm
51
Bedford Place, Russell Square, stop K
First Bus:  8.29am
Last Bus:  6.04pm
52
Great Russell Street, British Museum, stop W
First Bus:  8.32am
Last Bus:  6.07pm
53
Charing Cross Road, Wyndham's Theatre
First Bus:  8.40am
Last Bus:  6.15pm
54
Duncannon Street, St Martin-in-the-Fields church, stop G
First Bus:  8.49am
Last Bus:  6.24pm
55
Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel
First Bus:  8.55am
Last Bus:  6.30pm
56
Southampton Row, in front of Victoria House, stop Y
First Bus:  9am
Last Bus:  6.35pm
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
45Woburn Place, in front of Royal National Hotel (please note that the 5.30pm bus is the last full route)8.35am5.30pm
46Upper Woburn Place, junction of Euston Road, stop L8.40am5.35pm
47Eurostars Arrivals,Pancras Road, stop T8.48am5.43pm
48Midland Road, stop S8.53am5.48pm
49Upper Woburn Place, in front of Central House, stop M9.02am5.57pm
50Bedford Way, in front of Logan Hall8.25am6.00pm
51Bedford Place, Russell Square, stop K8.29am6.04pm
52Great Russell Street, British Museum, stop W8.32am6.07pm
53Charing Cross Road, Wyndham's Theatre8.40am6.15pm
54Duncannon Street, St Martin-in-the-Fields church, stop G8.49am6.24pm
55Aldwych, outside One Aldwych Hotel8.55am6.30pm
56Southampton Row, in front of Victoria House, stop Y9am6.35pm

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:  9am
Last Bus:  4.30pm
3
Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z
First Bus:  9.03am
Last Bus:  4.33pm
82
Baker Street, Madame Tussauds
First Bus:  9.16am
Last Bus:  4.46pm
83
Albany Street, Melia White House Hotel, stop C
First Bus:  9.22am
Last Bus:  4.52pm
84
Marylebone Road, opposite Baker Street station, stop E
First Bus:  9.28am
Last Bus:  4.58pm
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Fine and Country (please note that the 4.30pm bus is the last full route)9am4.30pm
3Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z9.03am4.33pm
82Baker Street, Madame Tussauds9.16am4.46pm
83Albany Street, Melia White House Hotel, stop C9.22am4.52pm
84Marylebone Road, opposite Baker Street station, stop E9.28am4.58pm

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

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:  9.30am
Last Bus:  4pm
22
Notting Hill Gate, Junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M
First Bus:  9.36am
Last Bus:  4.06pm
23
Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
First Bus:  9.38am
Last Bus:  4.08pm
24
Bayswater Road, outside Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel
First Bus:  9.40am
Last Bus:  4.10pm
25
Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LH
First Bus:  9.44am
Last Bus:  4.14pm
4
Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner Showroom
First Bus:  9.54am
Last Bus:  4.24pm
3
Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z
First Bus:  9.56am
Last Bus:  4.26pm
73
Bayswater Road, opposite Tyburn Convent and Church, stop A
First Bus:  9.59am
Last Bus:  4.29pm
74
Opposite Lancaster Gate Station, stop LC
First Bus:  10.02am
Last Bus:  4.32pm
75
Bayswater Rd, opposite Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel, stop D
First Bus:  10.04am
Last Bus:  4.34pm
76
Bayswater Road, opposite DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, stop S
First Bus:  10.05am
Last Bus:  4.35am
77
Notting Hill Gate, opposite Clanricarde Gardens, stop N
First Bus:  10.06am
Last Bus:  4.36pm
78
Hilton London Kensington, Holland Park Avenue
First Bus:  10.10am
Last Bus:  4.40pm
79
Shepherds Bush Station, Westfield shopping centre, stop A
First Bus:  10.14am
Last Bus:  4.44pm
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
63Holland Park Avenue, Royal Crescent Gardens (please note that the 4pm bus is the last full route)9.30am4pm
22Notting Hill Gate, Junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M9.36am4.06pm
23Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel9.38am4.08pm
24Bayswater Road, outside Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel9.40am4.10pm
25Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LH9.44am4.14pm
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner Showroom9.54am4.24pm
3Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, stop Z9.56am4.26pm
73Bayswater Road, opposite Tyburn Convent and Church, stop A9.59am4.29pm
74Opposite Lancaster Gate Station, stop LC10.02am4.32pm
75Bayswater Rd, opposite Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel, stop D10.04am4.34pm
76Bayswater Road, opposite DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, stop S10.05am4.35am
77Notting Hill Gate, opposite Clanricarde Gardens, stop N10.06am4.36pm
78Hilton London Kensington, Holland Park Avenue10.10am4.40pm
79Shepherds Bush Station, Westfield shopping centre, stop A10.14am4.44pm

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:  8am
Last Bus:  9am
22
Notting Hill Gate, junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M
First Bus:  8.05am
Last Bus:  9.05am
23
Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
First Bus:  8.07am
Last Bus:  9.07am
24
Bayswater Road, Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel
First Bus:  8.09am
Last Bus:  9.09am
25
Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LE
First Bus:  8.12am
Last Bus:  9.12am
27
Praed Street, left of Hilton Metropole Hotel
First Bus:  8.17am
Last Bus:  9.17am
4
Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner Showroom
First Bus:  8.25am
Last Bus:  9.25am
StopsFirst BusLast BusOther Routes
57Holland Park Avenue, Royal Crescent Garden8am9am
22Notting Hill Gate, junction of Clanricarde Gardens, stop M8.05am9.05am
23Bayswater Road, outside DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel8.07am9.07am
24Bayswater Road, Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel8.09am9.09am
25Lancaster Terrace, junction of Gloucester Terrace, stop LE8.12am9.12am
27Praed Street, left of Hilton Metropole Hotel8.17am9.17am
4Marble Arch, Park Lane, outside Bob Forstner Showroom8.25am9.25am

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