Tootbus Must See London Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour and Thames River Cruise

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Duration - 90 to 120 minutes

INR 2,571 p.p. onwards

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Greater London, United Kingdom

Our Jubilee special tours! From 21st May to 4th September:

This year, Queen Elizabeth II will be the first monarch to reach the Platinum Jubilee milestone, making her the longest reigning and oldest British monarch. Naturally, this calls for celebration!

So, whether you are a first-time visitor or a born-and-bred Londoner, get involved in this unmissable event, and join us as we commemorate The Queen’s historic reign. Embark on a journey through royal history with our knowledgeable and enthusiastic local experts.

Our Jubilee special tours take place daily with departures from #13 Grosvenor Gardens at 9am, 10am, 12pm, 1pm, 3pm and 4pm. Please note the tours are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Complete your visit to London with a cruise along the river Thames. Hop off at Westminster, take the river cruise to Tower Pier and board the Yellow Route again at the Tower of London.

Upon first validation, your ticket is valid 24 or 48 hours; according to the option booked.

Available options

Duration: 1 day

INR 2,571
p.p. onwards

Duration: 2 days

INR 3,082
p.p. onwards

Duration: 3 days

INR 3,307
p.p. onwards


Yellow route

Route Duration: 2 hours

Stops on the Yellow route:
  • Coventry Street - Stop 1 - Coventry Street
  • Pall Mall East - On the left of National Portrait Gallery entrance, stop Z
  • The Queen's Walk - Stop 3 - Westminster Bridge (next to the Lion statue London Eye side)
  • York Road Travel Agency - Stop 4 - York road (outside Gail's Bakery
  • Aldwych - Stop 5 - Aldwych (Outside Aldwych Hotel)
  • 10 Ludgate Hill - Stop 6: Ludgate Hill, St Pauls Cathedral entrance
  • London Bridge - Stop 7 - London Bridge, Monument (stop p)
  • Tooley Street & Potters Fields - Stop 8 - Tooley street (left of Potters Fields)
  • 362 Tower Hill - Stop 9: Tower Hill, Tower of London (in front of bronze worker statue)
  • Victoria Embankment - Stop 10: Westminster Bridge (in front of Westminster PIer)
  • 4 Buckingham Gate - Stop 11 - Buckingham Palace Gate (In front of the Queen's Gallery)
  • The Clermont Hotel, Victoria - Stop 12 - Bukingham Palace Road (in front of Grosvenor Hotel)
  • 52 Grosvenor Gardens - Stop 13 - Grosvenor Gardens (stop Z6 - STA Travel)
  • W1K 7AD - Stop 15 - Marble Arch, speakers corner (stop Z)
  • W1K 7AE - Stop 16 - Marble Arch, Park Lane (Marble Arch bus stop)
Attractions on the Yellow route:

Tower of London / Buckingham Palace / Tower Bridge / SEA LIFE London Aquarium / Tate Modern / Shakespeare's Globe Theatre / St. James's Palace / St. Paul's Cathedral / Millennium Bridge / National Gallery / Royal Academy of Arts / Trafalgar Square / The London Dungeon / Hyde Park / Westminster Abbey / Leicester Square / Oxford Street / Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall / Southbank Centre / Houses of Parliament / Big Ben / Changing of the Guard / Downing Street / Westminster / Speakers Corner / Tootbus London / Thames River / London Eye / British Film Institute IMAX / Marble Arch Theatre / London Bridge

Operates: From 9 January to 1 April, buses are running from 9:00am to 4:20pm from Monday to Thursday and to 5:00pm from Friday to Sunday. Frequency at the stops is 40mins Monday to Thursday and 30mins Friday to Sunday. From 2 to 30 April, buses are running from 9:00am to 4:20pm from Monday to Thursday and to 6:00pm from Friday to Sunday. Frequency at the stops is 20-25mins. From 1 May to 14 July, buses are running from 8:30am to 6:00pm every day. Frequency at the stops is 20mins

Blue Route

Route Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stops on the Blue Route:
  • 52 Grosvenor Gardens - Stop 1 - Grosvenor Gardens (stop Z6 - STA Travel)
  • 4 Buckingham Gate
  • Westminster Bridge Road
  • Westminster Station / Parliament Square (Stop C)
  • 63 Whitehall
  • Old Bond Street / Royal Academy (Stop G)
  • Green Park
  • 9C3XGV32+FJ
  • London Hilton Hotel (Stop Y)
  • 92 Brompton Rd
  • 2 Thurloe Pl
  • Gloucester Road
  • Kensington Road
  • Notting Hill Gate Station (Stop N)
  • Greater London
  • 104 Bayswater Rd
  • 25 London St
  • Balmoral Apartments
  • W1K 7AE
Attractions on the Blue Route:

Westminster Abbey / Houses of Parliament / Big Ben / St. James's / Trafalgar Square / Green Park / Hyde Park / Kensington Palace / Kensington Gardens / Notting Hill / Marble Arch

Operates: From 9 January to 1 April buses are running daily from 9:22am to 4:02pm from Monday to Thursday and from 9:00am to 5:00pm from Friday to Sunday. Frequency at the stops is 40mins. From 2 to 30 April, buses are running from 9:00am to 5:00pm every day. Frequency at the stops is 40mins. From 1 May to 14 July, buses are running from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Thursday and to 5:40pm from Friday to Sunday. Frequency at the stops is 30mins Monday to Thursday and 20mins Friday to Sunday.

Terms & conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Hop-on, Hop-off Thames River cruise ticket is valid for the same period as your bus ticket only
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons


  • Amazing Jubilee special tours on selected days
  • Coronation stories and Royal fun facts by our local expert guides
  • Brand new audio-commentary for adults and bespoke children's audio-commentary
  • Access the Tootbus app giving you real-time bus tracking and the closest stop
  • Free WIFI onboard
  • See London's top landmarks

Departure time

4/1/2022 - 3/31/2023
Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
4/1/2022 - 3/31/2023
Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
3/24/2022 - 10/14/2023
Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Departure point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Recent reviews

cynthiatI8961MC   6th September 2022

The cruise was wonderful, but very short. The bus was terrible! I stood at stop Z5, which had Tootbus listed as stopping there. Three Tootbuses drove by without stopping. A staff from another bus company helped me find the next stop where they actually stopped. When I mentioned to the driver that the busses didn't stop, he said I should have waved them down. I got on the bus and went upstairs. After about an hour, I went downstairs and waited for a stop so I could ask the driver which stop to get off at for the cruise. He told me to listen, just listen. I told him I had nothing to listen on since I hadn't been given ear buds. Then I saw them in a pile on a shelf. No one told me they were there. I got off and took the cruise, wich was wonderful. I then couldn't find where to catch the bus so started walking. I tried to flag down a bus, but he shook his head no. Maybe because he was at a light and not a stop. I ended up paying 20 pounds for a cab back to my hotel. The drivers were so rude and grumpy, it was scary to ask questions. I bought a two-day ticket, but I'm not even going to use the second day. Totally wasted a day for me.

Mrsfrisbe   5th September 2022

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Bought our pass at Buckingham palace stop. Asked about "next bus" time, was told every 20 minutes. Waited 45 minutes. Asked a different sales girl- "it just came by". Bug fat lie we were waiting patiently. Asked for refund-morning plan now ruined. Nope, she called someone and said no buses at thus stop. Go to Victoria for bus, they aren't servicing Buckingham Palace. Total BS

David_W   4th September 2022

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What a great way to see the key sites of London especially if you are at an advanced age and you are a little slower on your feet. The yellow original tour covered almost every site we wanted to see.

Lori_S   4th September 2022

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It took forever for the bus to show up. Many people were getting very upset. Some people left because they were sooooo frustrated

bella016   30th August 2022

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First time doing this. It was only £12 more to add a second day to our ticket and this included the river cruise so worked out much better value to do this for the 5 of us. Overall was good. Always managed to get a seat on the top deck. Headphones and ports were a bit hit & miss though. On visiting Buckingham palace we were waiting for a lot longer than the supposed 15 minutes and had to get an Uber to be at Madame tousauds on time. Free river cruise included was good.

Pinkrubber1980   18th August 2022

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My friend and our children loved the open top bus and managed to see all the London sights. I would recommend paying the little bit extra for the Thames cruise as it really adds to the experience. The staff on the bus, boat and street were all really friendly and helpful. Maps and headphones provided.

tannya24   17th August 2022

We hopped on this bus expecting commentary telling us about the sites, had nothing. Was sold a bus ticket and a cruise ticket. We didn’t ask for it he just charged us for both. Didn’t even tell us what bus we were on yellow or blue! We were ripped off!! Trying to deal with their customer service to get a refund is like pulling teeth!!! Avoid these guys and choose one of the others! Very very disappointed!

keithmS378JT   16th August 2022

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Waited for the bus while multiple buses of competitors passed by. When on bus, stops took too long..

Harry_M   15th August 2022

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Not a good memory, bus was always late, no air conditioner. That’s why we canceled the other trip. My airport driver left us there and what he said: was that my fly came late, it wasn’t true. I’m going to depute it with my bank.

Caroline-Ruth21   14th August 2022

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Really enjoyed it, didn’t have to wait very long for buses which was good given we had kids with us. Loved the app so you can track the buses We did the cruise as well, only small issue is there isn’t much info about the cruise online and we had mixed info from 2 different bus drivers. You need to get off at stop 3 and walk to the city cruises, then ask which queue you need to be in.