Big Bus Tours: Essential London - Best Price Tickets

Big Bus Tours: Essential London - Best Price Tickets

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Get the most of London visit with Big Bus Tours' Essential London Tour!

This iconic tour takes you on a journey through the city's most famous landmarks and attractions, giving you a comprehensive overview of the city's rich history and culture.

Experience London's most iconic sites and landmarks, such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Pier, the Shard, Hyde Park, St Paul's Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. That's just to name a few!

Please check the 'Location' tab for all the stops along the tour

On this tour, you'll be able to hop on and off the bus at any of the stops over the course of 48 hours, giving you the flexibility to explore the city at your own pace. The ticket also gives you access to a one-way trip on the River Cruise, to enjoy the sights of London from the Thames as well as 3 Guided Walking Tours, including the Changing of the Guard, the City of London and Jack the Ripper.

Experience the best of London with Big Bus Tours' Essential London. Or take a look at the Discover London and Explore London Tours!

110 Buckingham Palace Road,
London
SW1W 9SA

Hop-on, hop-off points on this tour include:

The Red Route (First stop 08:15 at Green Park Underground, last stop 20:02 at Victoria Station)

  1. Green Park Underground - Next to the Ritz by entry to Green Park Tube Station
  2. Hard Rock Café - Piccadilly (TfL Bus Stop E, opposite the Hard Rock Cafe)
  3. Queen Mother Gates - Park lane (TfL Stop Y, opposite London Hilton)
  4. Marble Arch - Park Lane (near Speakers' Corner)
  5. Regent Street - 144 Regent Street (TfL Bus Stop "V", near corner with Beak Street)
  6. Piccadilly Circus - Lower Regent Street, TfL Bus Stop "F", outside Peregrine
  7. Trafalgar Square - Pall Mall E (TfL Bus Stop 'Z' Between Suffolk and Whitcomb Streets)
  8. Craig's Court - Junction of Craig's Court & Whitehall
  9. Horseguards
  10. Whitehall - Whitehall (TfL bus stop "G", opposite Westminster tube station entrance)
  11. London Eye (Eastbound) - Westminster Bridge Road (bus stop next to Lion Statue, outside London Marriot County Hall)
  12. Waterloo (Eastbound) - York Road (bus stop outside M&S Foodhall)
  13. Covent Garden - 1 Aldwych (bus stop outside 1 Aldwych Hotel, near corner with Strand)
  14. St Paul’s Cathedral - Corner of Ludgate Hill & Ave Maria Lane (bus stop opposite McDonald's)
  15. London Bridge - Tooley Street (TfL Stop "J", near Weaver's Lane)
  16. Tower of London - 362 Tower Hill (TfL Bus Stop "TA")
  17. Temple Underground Station - Victoria Embankment (TfL Stop "O", opposite entrance to Temple Underground Station)
  18. Westminster Pier - Victoria Embankment (TfL Stop "K", opposite entrance to Westminster Pier)
  19. London Eye (Westbound) - Westminster Bridge Road (bus stop opposite to Lion Statue, outside London Marriot County Hall)
  20. Lambeth Palace - Lambeth Palace Road (TfL Bus Stop 'SA', outside Lambeth Palace)
  21. College Green - Abingdon Street (ouside College Green)
  22. Tothill Street
  23. Buckingham Palace - 1 Buckingham Gate (opposite the Queen's Gallery)
  24. Victoria Station - Buckingham Palace Road (opposite entrance to Phipp's Mews)

The Blue Route (First stop 08:30 at Green Park Underground, last stop 20:01 at Buckingham Palace)

  1. Green Park Underground - Next to the Ritz by entry to Green Park Tube Station
  2. Hard Rock Café - Piccadilly (TfL Bus Stop E, opposite the Hard Rock Cafe)
  3. Queen Mother Gates - Park lane (TfL Stop Y, opposite London Hilton)
  4. Marble Arch - Park Lane (near Speakers' Corner)
  5. Regent Street - 144 Regent Street (TfL Bus Stop "V", near corner with Beak Street)
  6. Piccadilly Circus - Lower Regent Street, TfL Bus Stop "F", outside Peregrine
  7. Trafalgar Square - Pall Mall E (TfL Bus Stop 'Z' Between Suffolk and Whitcomb Streets)
  8. Craig's Court - Junction of Craig's Court & Whitehall
  9. Horseguards
  10. Whitehall - Whitehall (TfL bus stop "G", opposite Westminster tube station entrance)
  11. London Eye (Eastbound) - Westminster Bridge Road (bus stop next to Lion Statue, outside London Marriot County Hall)
  12. Waterloo (Eastbound) - York Road (bus stop outside M&S Foodhall)
  13. Covent Garden - 1 Aldwych (bus stop outside 1 Aldwych Hotel, near corner with Strand)
  14. St Paul’s Cathedral - Corner of Ludgate Hill & Ave Maria Lane (bus stop opposite McDonald's)
  15. London Bridge - Tooley Street (TfL Stop "J", near Weaver's Lane)
  16. Tower of London - 362 Tower Hill (TfL Bus Stop "TA")
  17. Temple Underground Station - Victoria Embankment (TfL Stop "O", opposite entrance to Temple Underground Station)
  18. Westminster Pier - Victoria Embankment (TfL Stop "K", opposite entrance to Westminster Pier)
  19. London Eye (Westbound) - Westminster Bridge Road (bus stop opposite to Lion Statue, outside London Marriot County Hall)
  20. Lambeth Palace - Lambeth Palace Road (TfL Bus Stop 'SA', outside Lambeth Palace)
  21. College Green - Abingdon Street (ouside College Green)
  22. Tothill Street
  23. Buckingham Palace - 1 Buckingham Gate (opposite the Queen's Gallery)
  24. Victoria, Nova Complex - Corner Buckingham Palace Road & Bressenden Place (outside Vagabond restaurant)
  25. Victoria Station - Buckingham Palace Road (opposite entrance to Phipp's Mews)
  26. Hyde Park Corner - Knightsbridge (TfL Bus Stop 'L', outside Lanesborough Hotel)
  27. Harrods - Brompton Road (TfL Bus Stop 'KA', outside Harrods)
  28. South Kensington Museums - Thurloe Place (TfL Bus Stop 'N', near Rembrandt Hotel)
  29. Gloucester Road - Gloucester Road (TfL Bus Stop 'GR', outside Underground Station)
  30. Kensington Palace - Kensington High Street (TfL Bus Stop 'N', opposite corner with Palace Ave)
  31. Notting Hill - Notting Hill Gate (TfL Bus Stop 'M', opposite Nandos)
  32. Kensington Gardens - Bayswater Road (Outside the Hilton Doubletree Hotel)
  33. Thistle Hotel Kensington Gardens - Bayswater Road (Outside Petrol Station, near corner with Porchester Terrace)
  34. Lancaster Gate - Bayswater Road (TfL Bus Stop 'LE', outside Columbia Hotel)
  35. Paddington Station - London Street (by corner with Conduit Place)
  36. Praed Street - Praed Street (near corner with Sale Place, outside Superdrug)
  37. Baker Street - Marylebone Road (outside entrance to Metropolitan Bar)
  38. Oxford Street

What's Included:

  • 2-Day, hop-on, hop-off ticket (See 'location' for all the hop-on and hop-off points on this tour)
  • Open-top, double decker buses
  • Guided walking tours
  • Stops at all of London's top landmarks
  • River cruise (one-way)
  • Three walking tours (Changing of the Guard, City of London, Jack the Ripper)
  • Pre-recorded commentary
  • Free onboard Wi-Fi
  • Flexible ticket

People also ask: 

Where does the bus stop?

  • Please check the 'Location' tab for all the stops along the tour