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Golden Tours: 24Hrs London Hop On Hop Off & Madame Tussauds Ticket

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Highlights

  • Explore London at your own pace with these hop-on hop-off bus tickets, covering 4 different routes and 70 stops, at a frequency of 1 bus every 15-30min
  • You can hop on and hop off the buses as much as you like for a period of 24 hours
  • Ticket includes entry to Madame Tussauds, a free HOHO boat ride and a free walking tour
  • All buses feature free onboard Wi-Fi
  • The bus routes include many iconic attractions, such as Buckingham Palace, Parliament Square, Big Ben, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Madame Tussauds, etc., so you can stop by your favourite spots along the way
  • Some routes feature English-speaking guides, while others have audioguides in 8 different languages
  • Click here for detailed route map and boarding points
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Why You Should Get On Board

The Golden Tours London Hop-on Hop-off bus tour ticket gives you unlimited access to their fleet of open-topped, Wi-Fi enabled buses for a period of 24 hours. You can use those 24 hours to see all of Central London, with stops at all the major attractions such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Hyde Park, St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, and much more. This gives you the freedom to explore these attractions at your own pace, hopping on and off as and when you please. What’s more, the 4 different bus routes have audioguides onboard in 8 languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese and Chinese), so you can learn more about the attractions that you will spot from the bus.

Included with the hop-on-hop-off tickets are entry tickets to Madame Tussauds, the iconic wax museum. These tickets will let you visit Madame Tussauds at any time during opening hours, so you can admire the perfectly detailed wax replicas of celebrities. Each masterpiece takes four months and a team of 20 dedicated sculptors to create, all to achieve the kind of astonishing realism that has kept Madame Tussauds world renowned for over two centuries.

The Hop-on Hop-off tickets also come with a free guided walking tour of London with an expert guide. You can choose between a walking tour of the Royal Quarter, including the Change of the Guards, or a Beatles London walking tour. You can also avail of a free 24hr River Thames Hop-on Hop-off Boat Ride, where you can take in panoramic views of the capital from the waters of the Thames between Westminster and St. Katherine’s Pier. You will also learn more about the attractions and the city of London from the live commentary provided by the captain, as well as from the audio guides available for your smartphone in Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German and Italian.

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Inclusions

  • 24Hr London HOHO Pass
  • Entry to Madame Tussauds
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard the bus
  • Free walking tour of London with an expert English-speaking guide
  • Free 24hr River Thames Hop-on Hop-off Boat Ride
  • Live commentary in English / Audioguide in 8 languages (based on the bus and route)
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Exclusions

  • Entrances to other attractions
  • Food and drinks
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Know Before You Go

Schedule

Click here for detailed route map and boarding points. You can join the tour from any of the 70 stops.

Note: View the updated route schedule for this winter season.

Blue Route (The Essential Tour):

  • Popular stops on the route are Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral & more
  • Frequency: Approx. every 30 min
  • First bus at 8:30 AM from Haymarket and last bus is at 5:00 PM

Red Route (The Classic Tour):

  • Popular stops on the route are the main Central London sights and London’s Museum Quarter.
  • Frequency: Approx. every 15-30 min
  • First bus at 8:00 AM from Kensington Road and last bus is at 6:00 PM

Orange Route (The Grand Tour):

  • Popular stops on the route are Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross
  • Frequency: Approx. every 15-30 min
  • First bus at 8:00 AM from Marylebone Road and last bus is at 4:00 PM

Lilac Route (The Thames Tour): this route is currently not operating

  • Popular stops on the route are London’s most iconic landmarks around the heart of the Thames, including Parliament Square and St James’s Palace.
  • Frequency: Approx. every 15-30 min
  • First bus at 8:00 AM from Park Lane and last bus is at 5:00 PM

In addition, there are yellow and green routes that provide hotel pick-up and drop off services in the morning and afternoon, respectively. Please check the timetable for more details on these routes.

Madame Tussauds Visiting Times:

  • Daily – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Early opening every weekend from 9:00 AM
  • Extended opening hours during some weekends until 5:00 PM
  • Extended opening hours during school holidays from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM

Free Hop-on Hop-off Boat Ride

These cruises are operated by Circular Cruise Westminster. The first boat departs from Westminster Pier at 11:00 AM. Cruise rides last 30 minutes. Boats leave every 30 minutes from:

  • Westminster Pier (Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH)
  • Embankment Pier (Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WS2N 6NU)
  • Festival Pier (Festival Pier, South Bank, London SE1 9PX)
  • Bankside Pier (Bankside Pier, Bankside, London SE1 9DT)
  • St Katharine’s Pier - for Tower of London - (St Katharine’s Pier, St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1LD)

Click here for detailed route map and boarding points.

Walking Tours

You can choose between the following walking tours:

The Royal Walking Tour:

  • Days of Operation: Daily
  • Departure Point: Golden Tours Visitor Centre - Leicester Square - 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP
  • Return Point: Westminster Abbey
  • Start: 10:00 AM
  • Finish: 12:00 PM

The Beatles London Walking Tour:

  • Days of Operation: Daily
  • Departure point: Golden Tours Visitor Centre - Leicester Square - 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP
  • Start: 1:00 PM
  • Finish: 3:00 PM

Additional Information

Thames River Boat Ride

  • Unlimited usage for 24 hours from when you first hop-on the boat
  • Valid between Westminster Pier and St Katharine’s Pier only

Reduced Price Tickets

  • Children aged 3-15 enjoy reduced prices. Please carry a valid photo ID.
  • Ages 2yrs and below go free
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Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before schedule

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How to Redeem your Tickets

Carry a printout of your voucher and exchange it for the bus ticket at any of the four redemption points:

Golden Tours Visitor Centre Victoria (London, UK) 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH.
- Phone : +44 (0)207 233 7030.
- Opening Times: Daily between 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM.

Golden Tours Visitor Centre Kensington (London, UK) 156 Cromwell Road, Kensington, London SW7 4EF.
- Phone : +44 (0)207 341 6250.
- Opening Times: Daily between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Golden Tours Visitor Centre Leicester Square (London, UK) 11a Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EP.
- Phone : +44 (0)20 7341 6255.
- Opening Times: Mon- Sat between 9:00 AM- 7:00 PM - Sun between 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Golden Tours Visitor Centre Paddington (London, UK) 145 Praed Street, Paddington London W2 1RL.
- Phone : +44 (0)207 630 2040.
- Opening Times: Daily between 8:00 AM- 6:00 PM.

Golden Tours Visitor Centre Waterloo (London, UK) Unit 31, Elizabeth House, York Road, London, SE1 7NJ.
- Phone : +44 (0)207 341 6271.
- Opening Times: Daily between 8:30 AM- 7:30 PM.

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