Westminster Abbey + London Bus Tour
Combine & Save with Tickets for Westminster Abbey + The Original Tour
Westminster Abbey Tours
Visit Westminster Abbey in London by taking the bus to Westminster with The Original Tour.
The Abbey is close to 3 of our main tour routes so you will be able to get there whilst enjoying the amazing sights of London. A visit to Westminster Abbey is also a celebration of the nation's greatest achievers. Step inside and let the Abbey take your breath away as you contemplate 1,000 years of living history.
Westminster Abbey is a church steeped in history and it has seen various royal weddings and coronations over the years. It is also the resting place of many kings and queens as well as some of Britain's historic figures including Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens and Isaac Newton.
Buy Tickets for Westminster Abbey + London Bus Tour
The Original Tour & Westminster Abbey Tickets
When you combine your tour of Westminster Abbey with The Original Tour London, you will see lots of London’s top attractions at a great discounted price.
The Original Tour is an open top bus tour of London, transporting you past top attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and many more. There are 7 different routes in the city and you can get on and off our buses as much as you like in your 24-hour period.
Westminster Abbey Tour
Your Westminster Abbey ticket includes:
Free audio guide
Admission to daily services
Fast track entry
Discounted ticket price
Whilst you marvel at the Gothic style of the Abbey, make use of the free audio guide that comes with your ticket. This allows you to take the tour in twelve different languages including English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin and Japanese.
The Original Tour London
By purchasing combined Westminster Abbey and Original Tour Tickets, your London bus tour experience includes:
Over 100 bus stops
7 different sightseeing bus tour routes
Complimentary river cruise along the Thames
3 complimentary walking tours
The best way to get to Westminster Abbey with The Original Tour is by taking the Yellow, Red or Pink bus route, which all have stops within walking distance to the abbey.
If you take the Yellow bus route, you can benefit from live guides on board the bus or audio commentary in 11 languages.
Top attractions in Westminster Abbey include:
Explore the setting of many royal weddings and coronations
Visit the Nave, the Grave of the Unknown warrior and honouring those that have died in international military conflict.
Marvel at the Gothic style of this building that's over 700 years old
See the historic coronation chair
Visit the final resting place of many great Britains in their royal tombs
Stare in awe at the Queen's Window, designed by one of the most influential British artists of The Queen's reign, David Hockney. The window was formally dedicated on 2nd October 2018
Experience The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries which opened to the public on 11th June 2018. Please note that there is an additional charge of £5 per visit to be paid by visitors on the day (this cannot be booked via The Original Tour)
One of the world’s greatest churches, with over a thousand year history, Westminster Abbey is an architectural masterpiece. Founded in 960 as a Benedictine monastery, the Abbey now attracts over one million visitors from around the world each year.
From 1066 the Abbey has been the setting for every coronation, since that of William the Conqueror, and has been the location for sixteen royal weddings including that most recently of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011. In Poets' Corner, you will see memorials to many great writers including the Bronte Sisters, Jane Austen, William Shakespeare and Rudyard Kipling.
Top attractions on The Original Tour include:
Tower of London, Piccadilly Circus, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace
Address: 20 Dean's Yard, London, SW1P 3PA
Westminster Abbey Opening Times:
Monday - Friday: 09:30am - 3:30pm (6:00pm Wednesdays)
Saturday: 09:30am - 13:30pm
Westminster Abbey is a working church and subject to occasional closures due to Special Services. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
- Monday 1st - open from 14:00
- Tuesday 2nd - open from 14:00
- Thursday 11th - open from 09:30 until 14:30
- Saturday 13th October - CLOSED
- Saturday 3rd - CLOSED
- Thursday 8th - CLOSED
- Friday 9th - CLOSED
- Saturday 10th - CLOSED
- Thursday 22nd - open from 14:00-15:30
- Friday 23rd - open from 12:00-15:30
- Tuesday 4th - CLOSED
- Friday 7th - open from 13:00-16:30
- Tuesday 18th - open from 09:30-12:00
- Wednesday 19th - open from 09:30-13:00
- Friday 21st - open from 09:30-14:00
- Monday 24th - CLOSED
- Tuesday 25th - CLOSED
Visitor access to the Abbey is via the West Gate of the North Green, located near the junction of Broad Sanctuary and The Sanctuary.
It is not possible to enter the Abbey for worship or as a visitor with large or bulky items of luggage. This includes suitcases (including those on wheels) and large rucksacks.
From the time of validation with our staff your Westminster Abbey tickets are valid for use within 7 days. Redeem at the Original London Visitor Centre or with staff at any of our bus-stops.
Child (6-16 years)
Concession (Seniors 60+ with ID, Students with ID)