Modern Day Meets Vintage London

This hop-on hop-off on experience is like no other in London, with this ultimate sightseeing package you'll get to see all the famous London landmarks from the top deck of our iconic union jack buses, which features live guided commentary and free WiFi.

And if that wasn't enough you'll be able to step back in time and travel in style on a vintage 1960's route master. The open top red double-decker with classic drivers cab and open platform at the back of the bus will be instantly recognisable as it pulls up at one of many spots close to London’s most famous landmarks.


Tourists on board open top bus at Parliament Square

Useful Information

Plan your perfect trip in London with this ultimate sightseeing package. Here's everything you need to know about your London tour.

Learn all about the London's history, see the famous landmarks and explore on foot with our ultimate hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour package.

With our unique vintage open-top bus tour and live professional tour guide, you'll really feel like you've stepped back in time and become a part of this fascinating and historical city. 

Hop-off and join us for one of our free complimentary walking tours or cruise down the river Thames to enjoy the true London experience, hopping back on when you're ready to explore more. 

Within 6 months of buying your ticket, you can use it at any time. Your ticket duration starts from the moment you redeem it to begin your tour.

Our bus tour of London gives you 360 views of the city from our modern day open-top buses, as well as our 1960's routemaster bus, all with unlimited hop-on, hop-off access.

When you book with The Original Tour you can hop-on or off our buses at over 80 bus stops in central London, access free WiFi onboard, join our free walking tours and enjoy our free river Thames cruise.

We have 8 different bus routes around London with tour guides on the majority of our buses to ensure you get the very best sightseeing experience of London. 

With two unique tour buses and 8 unique routes available to you, our hop-on hop-off tours are the perfect way to uncover your London.

The Original Tour Hop-On Hop-Off

With our first tour departing at 8am and our last full tour departing at 6pm. Our sightseeing routes are the T1 and T2 Yellow Route, passing London’s main attractions, the Blue Route, which takes you through the Royal Borough, and the Orange Route, taking you from Trafalgar Square to the British Museum. We also have 3 shuttle services which include the Red Route between Marble Arch and Madame Tussauds, the Purple Route from Marble Arch to Westfield shopping centre and the Grey Route morning shuttle, connecting popular hotel destinations with the main Yellow and Blue routes.

Vintage Tour Buses 

11am – 5pm from London Eye (Belvedere Rd)

Last tour 4.30pm from London Eye

You can hop-on at any bus stop, including just across the road from The Original Tour Visitor Centre 

Our tours take in numerous famous destinations including Trafalgar Square and Nelson’s Column, Piccadilly Circus, Downing Street, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye.

The classic red open top bus then travels back across the River Thames and turns east towards the Royal Courts of Justice and then onto St Paul’s Cathedral before crossing London bridge to see the Shard followed by Tower Bridge pulling up at Tower Hill the best place to alight for the Tower of London. You’ll also see Shakespeare’s globe, HMS Belfast, the monument built to commemorate the great fire of London and much, much more.

  1. The Original Tour Ultimate Hop-On Hop-Off Experience bus tickets are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase.

  2. Validate your ticket in London when you are ready to begin your tour. You can use your ticket for the length of time on your ticket once you have validated it.

  3. General terms and conditions apply.

  4. We can’t guarantee a seat on the top deck as all seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.


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Find the perfect routes to experience London your way with our vintage bus route map.