The Original Sightseeing London Route

Operated by: The Original Tour
Sightseeing London Tour, The Original Sightseeing London Route
Sightseeing London Tour 2, The Original Sightseeing London Route
Sightseeing London Tour 3, The Original Sightseeing London Route
Sightseeing London Tour 4, The Original Sightseeing London Route
Sightseeing London Tour 5, The Original Sightseeing London Route
Sightseeing London Tour, The Original Sightseeing London Route
Sightseeing London Tour 2, The Original Sightseeing London Route
Sightseeing London Tour 3, The Original Sightseeing London Route
Sightseeing London Tour 4, The Original Sightseeing London Route
Sightseeing London Tour 5, The Original Sightseeing London Route
32.00 (GBP)

You can know through different routes with a sightseeing bus, all facets of the City of London. Admire the beautiful panoramic views of the city and get to know its culture and history. You can also know more than 60 stops in 24 hours. The starting and ending points may vary depending on the route you choose.

  • More than 60 stops during the sightseeing tour.
  • You can choose between 11 different languages.
  • Discover London in 24 hours.

AVAILABILITY

All year

DURATION

Full Day

START LOCATION

May Vary

END LOCATION

May Vary

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Detailed Description

In this tour by bus through the city of London you will know, through different routes, a different side of the city of a thousand faces. You can also get tickets of 24 or 48 hours that you can use to hop on and hop off as many times as you want within the time of validity of your ticket.

You can get to know the history, culture and landscapes that London has to offer. Once you get on the bus, you can place the headphones where you will hear the audio guide in 11 different languages.

Yellow route - The Original Route

This route starts on Coventry Street near the Piccadilly Circus train station, from there you can see the main sights such as London Eye, Trafalgar Square, Tower of London, The Shard, Tower Bridge and Leicester Square. Also sail the River Thames where you will enjoy a spectacular view of the city.

Blue Route - The Royal Borough Route

You can incorporate it in this route from Kensington Road near the Mansion of Red Bricks, from there you will know the commercial district of Kensington and its famous department stores, such as different museums such as Victoria and Alberto, the history museum, the Museum of Natural History and the Design Museum.

Route of Orange - The British Museum

You can start from the bus stop in Wobrun Place near Hotel Real Nacional, you can visit the British Museum that talks about human history, art and culture, you will also find several places of tourist interest such as the British Library, Chinatown and home of the London theater with several renowned theaters on Shaftesbury Avenue.

You will meet other stops such as the Cartoon Museum, the Comedy Museum and 52 Tavistock Square, which is the site of the house of Virginia Woolf, now the Tavistock Hotel.

This route ends at Piccadilly Circus on Ruppert Street, you can also see the route of the stops on the route that passes near the Kings Cross train station.

Green Route - Capital Connector 1

This route is essential for everything that has a scale of one day or a few hours. Here you have the bus at the Charing Cross stop in Leicester Square at 9:15 AM.

You can know the places closest to the frequency orange

Purple Route - Capital Connector 2

On this route you have to take the first bus from Bayswater at 8:26 AM, and get to know Notting Hill, Holland Park or Lancaster Gate, you can also visit the Westfiel Shepherd Bush shopping center and enjoy an afternoon of shopping.

In addition, it is close to Paddington Station and Praed Street, Metropole Hotel.

Black Route - Capital Connector 3

The starting point of this route is Marble Arch where the first bus will pass at 9:00 AM and get to know Regents Park through Madame Tussauds. You will reach a time where the route will connect with the yellow route, so you can also reach that tourist route.

Ticket Price (GBP)
Adults - 24 Hours (P/P) 32.00 (GBP)
Adults - 48 Hours (P/P) 42.00 (GBP)
Children (from 5 to 15) - 24 Hours 15.00 (GBP)
Children (from 5 to 15) - 48 Hours 20.00 (GBP)
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The Original Sightseeing London Route includes:

24 hour ticket:
- 3 tour routes (Yellow, Orange and Blue)
- More than 60 hop-on, hop-off stops
- Complimentary hop-on, hop-off Thames river cruise
- 3 walking tours (Changing of the Guard, Jack the Ripper and Rock ‘n’ Roll)
- Yellow Route: Live guides and recorded commentaries on alternate buses
- Pre-recorded commentary available in 11 languages on all Blue and Orange routes
- 2 hotel connector services (Purple and Black).

48 hour ticket:
- 3 tour routes (Yellow, Orange and Blue)
- More than 80 hop-on, hop-off stops
- Complimentary hop-on, hop-off Thames river cruise
- 3 walking tours (Changing of the Guard, Jack the Ripper and Rock ‘n’ Roll)
- Yellow Route: Live guides and recorded commentaries on alternate buses
- Pre recorded commentary available in 11 languages on all Blue and Orange routes
- 2 hotel connector services (Purple and Black).

  1. Should I travel with The Original London Sightseeing Tour?

    The Original Tour is THE essential introduction to London. With over 65 years’ experience, we are now the most popular open-topped bus tour in the world! Our 24-hour and 48-hour tour ticket includes hop-on hop-off use of our 4 sightseeing bus tour routes and 2 station connector services as well as 3 walking tours and a Thames river cruise pass completely FREE - proving our tours to be truly unbeatable value for money! Our entertaining and informative English-speaking Tour Hosts and digitally recorded commentaries in 11 languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic & Brazilian Portuguese), ensure London’s history and culture is accessible to all on-board.

    Also - The Original Tour is the only London tour to offer commentaries specially designed for children. They can listen to our exclusive Kids’ Club commentary channel and receive an activity pack totally FREE, ensuring they have a fun, entertaining and educational day out in London.

  2. Do you have Walking Tours?

    Yes – we have THREE Walking Tours daily and are included for FREE with our 24-hour and 48-hour bus tour tickets.

    Changing of the Guard - departs 10am daily from The Original London Visitor Centre
    Rock ‘n’ Roll - departs 1pm daily from The Original London Visitor Centre
    Jack the Ripper - departs 4.00pm daily from The Original Tour bus stop at the Tower of London on Tower Hill

    If you would like to take a walking tour without a bus tour, tickets can be purchased from The Original London Visitor Centre for £9 per person per tour. A pass for all three tours can be purchased for £18 per person.

  3. Do you offer a 48-hour ticket?

    Our 48 hour tickets include 3 FREE Walking Tours, a FREE Thames River Cruise Pass, FREE Kid's Club and unlimited access to all our bus tour routes. By purchasing a 48 hour ticket you will also get a FREE River Cruise Upgrade to Greenwich!

  4. Will the children enjoy it?

    You can relax and enjoy the tour, listening to our commentary, whilst your children are entertained and informed by our highly acclaimed "Kids' Club" commentary and their FREE London activity packs. The Original Tour is the only tour operator to offer audio commentaries specially designed for children. Every child gets a 'passport' to London and a fantastic free fun pack with activity/quiz book. Look out for the great Kids’ Club competition. The Kids’ Club commentary channel is available in English on our Yellow Route, Orange route and Blue Route. Activity packs can be collected from any of our main tour start points or from The Original London Visitor Centre near Trafalgar Square.

  5. What is the City Sampler ticket?

    The City Sampler is a one-day bus tour ticket at a lower price point and gives you access to the hop-on hop-off buses across all 6 routes for the same day only - perfect for when you have just one day in London and want to sample the best of the city's sights.

    City Sampler tickets can be bought online, at the Original London Visitor Centre or from our on-street staff only. They are not available for sale from our bus drivers.

    City Sampler tickets do not include our walking tours or the Thames river cruise. These are only included in our 24-hour and 48-hour tickets.

  6. Is my Original Tour ticket valid on all 6 routes?

    You are free to travel on all of our tour routes with just one ticket. We offer 3 main sightseeing tour routes, 2 train station connector services and 1 central London loop, all of which are included in your Original Tour ticket.

  7. Are there different languages available on your bus tours?

    Our Yellow Route provides commentaries in English. Our Blue, Orange and Yellow Routes provide digitally-recorded commentary in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, Mandarin, Arabic & Brazilian Portuguese. We also offer a unique Kids’ Club commentary channel on our Yellow, Orange and Blue Routes. Our guided walking tours offer English commentary. Your ticket is valid across all our routes, walking tours and on the river cruise.

  8. Will we see the major sights?

    Our tours are the best way to see all that London has to offer – keep an eye out for over 150 historic London buildings, landmarks and attractions along our tour routes! From spectacular panoramic views whilst crossing 4 bridges over the River Thames (2 bridges Mon-Fri), to the Tower of London, Big Ben, The Shard, St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Madame Tussauds, Tower Bridge, The London Eye and much more; we will show you the best of London. Remember to purchase your tickets for the major London attractions – money savings and free priority entry on selected attractions!

  9. Can you reprint bus tickets if they are lost?

    Please keep your ticket safe as unfortunately we are unable to reprint tickets or accept receipts as proof of purchase.

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