Only Spending One Day in London? Explore the City on an Open-Top Bus Around London.

If you’re short on time and want to see as much of London as possible, you don’t want to waste a minute trying to figure out public transport. With our one-day bus pass for London, sightseeing couldn’t be easier. We have 6 different tour routes and over 80 bus stops around the city, getting you closer to the most popular landmarks and attractions. So what are you waiting for? If you want to see London in a day, there is no better way than with our London City Sampler ticket.

Women viewing Marble Arch on open top bus

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Avoid London’s complex public transport system and see as much of the city with a one-day bus pass for London.

  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off access for the duration of your ticket

  • Free WiFi

  • Live guides or recorded commentary in 11 languages

For Those Short On Time

London City Sampler Ticket

With a one day ticket in London, you can see all of the top attractions in one easy bus tour.

  • Valid for one calendar day

  • Access 6 different tour routes

  • Hop-off at over 80 different stops

Adult £29.00

Useful Information

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

Our London City Sampler 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 8am 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.

To build your own London one day itinerary, you can switch between our 6 different bus routes in London. Take a look at attraction highlights on each of our bus routes below.

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

Blue Route - See the royal side of London. Travel through Kensington and past museums such as the Victoria & Albert Museum, Science Museum and Natural History Museum as well as Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Bridge.

Orange Route - Want to know the age of the oldest object in the British Museum’s collection?  Our British Museum tour route passes the British Museum, London’s Theatreland, Chinatown and gives easy access to central London from Euston and King’s Cross St Pancras stations.

Red Route - Make your way between two beautiful parks in central London. Our Red Route passes Marble Arch, Hyde Park, Madame Tussauds, Regents Park and Great Portland Street, giving you a wide range of attractions to see.

Grey Route - Head out early with our morning shuttle service. Connecting you with Marble Arch, Paddington and Holland Park, the Grey Route passes through the main hotel districts from 8am-9am which is perfect for early risers.

Purple Route - Connecting popular hotel districts to the city centre. Our Purple Route is ideal if you’re staying in Bayswater, Notting Hill, Holland Park or Lancaster Gate. It also goes to KidZania at Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherds Bush.

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

1. Our free hop-on hop-off river cruise and three walking tours are only available when you buy a valid 24, 48 or 72 hour ticket. These complimentary extras are NOT included in the London City Sampler Ticket. Please note these tickets are not valid on Christmas Day 25th December 2019. 

2. General terms and conditions apply.

3. Seats on our tour buses are subject to availability.

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

5. Use your London City Sampler ticket from the beginning to the end of service on one calendar day.

The Original Tour Map

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Find the best routes to tick off every attraction on your list in one-day a well as your closest bus stops when you download our PDF map.

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Get your 24, 48 or 72 hour bus tour tickets here and benefit from added extras such as free walking tours and Thames river cruises.