Explore the City from the comfort and safety of the top deck

We're back and ready to show you the best of London on board our open-top buses. The Day Tripper allows you to discover all of London's major attractions and landmarks, while giving you the freedom to hop on and off all day long and any of our stops. Avoid the hassle of public transport and join us to safely discover the city from a whole new perspective.

Women viewing Marble Arch on open top bus

Useful Information

Everything you need to know about the London City Sampler Ticket.

Our Day Tripper Ticket will get you all around the centre of London in just one day. When you’re above ground, you get a real feel for the buzz of the city and your day will come to life with onboard entertainment from our informative guides. If you have a short layover in London or have some time to kill, our London day tours are a great way to see the city without the stress of public transport.

Our tour buses feature the Union Jack, making them super easy to spot. Hop-on and off as many times as you want throughout the day and tick those top attractions off your ‘must see’ list. You will have full access to all of our tour buses from 10am until the end of service that day, so make the most of your time with a London one day tour ticket.

To hop on board and see London in a day, simply book your tickets online and we will send you an email voucher. Just take your ID and email confirmation voucher with you, (either on mobile or printed), and show it to a member of staff at any of our bus stops. Collect your ticket and begin your tour.

Hop-On and Off at any of our designated bus stops.

Yellow Route - Our main sightseeing route takes you past landmarks such as the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, St Paul’s Cathedral, lastminute.com London Eye, The Shard, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

To find out more about our bus routes, stops and tour times, visit our Maps + Routes page here.

  1. The Original Tour bus tickets are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. Please note these tickets are not valid on Christmas Day 25th December 2020. Tickets redeemed in the days before the 25th will ‘jump’ Christmas Day and begin again on the 26th so they will still get their full validity.

  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.

  5. Our free hop-on hop-off river cruise is only available with a valid 24 hour ticket for The Original Tour London. Please note that, from Monday 4th October, City Cruises will be only sailing Friday to Sunday.

To keep delighting you with remarkable experiences, we have introduced a number of health and safety measures, reducing the risk of contact with COVID-19.

Please consult our guide to know how to prepare in advance for your tour, what social distancing measures are in place and what cleaning and hygiene procedures we have implemented.

The original tour august map


Making your way to the departure point? Download our map to plan your route to one of our 9 stops.