London Passes & Tickets

All of London with just one pass!

Enjoy fantastic views from the open-top deck of our buses, hop-on and hop-off as often as you wish and discover London at your own pace. Compare passes, find the one that best fits your itinerary and save time by buying online.

24, 48 & 72 HOUR BUS PASS

Bus tours with The Original Tour give you 360 views of London from our open top buses and unlimited hop-on, hop-off access to our 7 routes. Our sightseeing routes are the Yellow Route, passing London’s main attractions, the Blue Route, which takes you past London’s iconic shopping district and museums. The Orange Route loops loops around the British Museum, the British Library, Chinatown and Covent Garden. The Red Route covers the key central areas of Hyde Park, Marble Arch and Regents Park. This convenient shuttle service also stops at Baker Street for easy access to the popular Madame Tussauds. The Purple Route is useful if you are staying in a hotel located in Bayswater, Notting Hill, Holland Park or Lancaster Gate or wish to go shopping at Westfield Shepherds Bush or visit KidZania!  The Grey Route (The Morning Shuttle) acts as a hotel connector in the morning, taking you into Marble Arch to join our main tours. This shuttle operates between 8am and 9am with a frequency of every 20 minutes.

All tickets include:

  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off across 7 sightseeing routes (Yellow – The Original Route T1 and T2 buses, Blue - Royal Borough Route, Orange – British Museum Route, Red Shuttle, Purple Shuttle and The Morning Shuttle)

  • More than 80 bus stops across London

  • Free Hop-on Hop-off Thames river sightseeing cruise

  • 3x free walking tours - Changing of the Guard (10.00 am), Rock n Roll (1pm) and Jack the Ripper (4pm)

  • Free wi-fi on board

  • Exclusive Kids’ Club with specially designed children’s commentary and a fun and educational quiz book

  • Multi-lingual recorded commentary available on the Yellow (on T2 buses), Orange and Blue routes in 11 languages - English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic and Brazilian Portuguese

  • Live English commentary delivered by our expert local guides available on the Yellow route (on T1 buses)

  • Children’s commentary in English on the Yellow T2 and Orange

  • Free Mobile App! 

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24 HOUR PASS & LONDON EYE 

Combine The Original Tour Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour with The London Eye (nearest stop: Westminster Bridge, Yelow and Blue Routes).

Enjoy 360 views of London from the open-top deck of the bus. Hop on and off across 7 different routes and over 80 bus stops to visit the key sights and top attractions including: Tower Bridge, Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Marble Arch, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Nelson’s Column, National Gallery, Downing Street and many more…

Experience, at eye-level, the full glory of the “Big Ben” towering above the Houses of Parliament; behold the majesty of Buckingham Palace from afar; and watch London’s inhabitants carry  on with their everyday lives from high above.

Your 30-minute flight also includes an interactive guide, powered by Samsung Galaxy Tab, as well as entry into the London Eye 4D Experience: a multi-sensory journey that brings London to life through a spectacular range of awe-inspiring special effects and animations.

All tickets include:

  • All standard bus inclusions

  • Entrance to The London Eye 

Voucher redemption:

Vouchers can be redeemed at any bus stop; either with the bus driver or sales staff at dedicated bus stops. Alternatively, you can visit us at The Original London Visitor Centre: 17-19 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, SWIY 5BL.

At redemption clients receive a ticket to hop-on hop-off the bus and a voucher for the London Eye. From the time of validation the London Eye voucher will be valid for use within 30 days and it must be redeemed at the London Eye ticket office located at County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB.

London Eye Opening Times:
Daily: 11am - 6pm
Exceptions:
December 24th - Christmas Eve:  10am to 5.30pm
December 25th - Christmas Day:  CLOSED
December 31st - New year's Eve:  10am to 3pm
January 7th-22nd CLOSED for annual maintenance
Duration: 30 minutes for one London Eye rotation  
Accessibility: Offers wheelchair access and disabled toilets

  

24 HOUR PASS & TOWER OF LONDON

Combine The Original Tour Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour with the Tower of London (nearest stop: Tower Hil, Yellow Route).

Enjoy 360 views of London from the open-top deck of the bus. Hop on and off across 7 different routes and over 100 bus stops to visit the key sights and top attractions including: Tower Bridge, Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Marble Arch, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Nelson’s Column, National Gallery, Downing Street and many more…

Hop off the Yellow Route at Tower Hill to visit this powerful and enduring fortress which has played many roles over the centuries including a royal palace, an armoury and even housed a zoo!

Enter the opulent world of medieval kings and queens, read graffiti left by prisoners over 500 years ago and learn about the Royal Beasts that once called the Tower their home. You will be able to admire the priceless Crown Jewels, wonder in awe at the famous White Tower.

All tickets include:

  • All standard bus inclusions

  • Skip the line entrance to the Tower of London 

Voucher redemption:

Vouchers can be redeemed at any bus stop; either with the bus driver or sales staff at dedicated bus stops. Alternatively, you can visit us at The Original London Visitor Centre: 17-19 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, SWIY 5BL.

At redemption clients receive a ticket to hop-on hop-off the bus and priority ticket to The Tower of London. From the time of validation The Tower of London ticket will be valid for use within 7 days.

 

24 HOUR PASS & MADAME TUSSAUDS

Combine The Original Tour Hop-on, Hop-Off bus tour and Madame Tussauds (nearest stop: Baker Street, Red Shuttle).

Enjoy 360 views of London from the open-top deck of the bus. Hop on and off across 7 different routes and over 100 bus stops to visit the key sights and top attractions including: Tower Bridge, Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Marble Arch, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Nelson’s Column, National Gallery, Downing Street and many more…

With over 300 life-like wax figures, Madame Tussauds is the only place where you can see David Beckham, Her Majesty the Queen and One Direction under the same roof, brush shoulders with A listers and take selfies with the royal family.

‘Spirit of London’ allows you to live and breathe the capital’s rich and varied history; the Marvel Super Heroes 4D movie experience puts you in the thick of an action plot involving the Hulk, Iron Man and Spider Man; the Star Wars experience brings you face-to-face with heroes and villains from a galaxy far, far away. 

All tickets include:

  • All standard bus inclusions

  • Standard entry to Madame Tussauds Museum 

Voucher redemption:

Vouchers can be redeemed at any bus stop; either with the bus driver or sales staff at dedicated bus stops. Alternatively, you can visit us at The Original London Visitor Centre: 17-19 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, SWIY 5BL.

At redemption clients receive a ticket to hop-on hop-off the bus and a voucher for Madame Tussauds. Madame Tussauds’ voucher is valid 30 days from date of redemption on the bus and must be redeemed at gate 4.

Madame Tussauds Opening Hours
Open Daily
Mon-Fri: 10am to 4pm (last admission)
Sat-Sun: 9am to 5pm (last admission)

 

THAMES RIVER SIGHTSEEING CRUISE

  • The 24 Hour Pass includes a free Hop-on Hop-off River Cruise Pass between Westminster (Big Ben) and Tower of London Pier
  • The 48 Hour Pass includes an extended River Cruise Pass with validity between Westminster Pier – Tower Pier – Greenwich Pier
  • The 72 Hour Pass includes an extended River Cruise Pass with validity between Westminster Pier – Tower Pier – Greenwich Pier for the first 48 hours of your ticket validity
  • Cruises depart every 30-40 minutes between 10 am & 4pm. This service is operated by City Cruises and may have later departures in the summer

 

FREE WALKING TOURS

CHANGING OF THE GUARD WALK:

  • See Buckingham Palace, St James’s Palace and the regiments that guard them in this exciting walk as you march alongside the guards at Buckingham Palace

  • Pass valid 48 hours Departs daily 10am from The Original London Visitor Centre

  • Important Information: On non-guard change days walks go to Buckingham Palace and St James’s Palace where you can take photos of sentry boxes and to Horseguards Parade for the changing of the Horseguard. The Guard Change at Buckingham Palace does not take place if it is raining.

 

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL WALK:

  • A 90 minute walk through the heart of the capital’s rocking heritage: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and The Sex Pistols - “it’s only Rock ‘n’ Roll, but I like it!”

  • Departs daily 1pm from The Original London Visitor Centre

 

JACK THE RIPPER WALK:

  • Walk in the footsteps of the world’s most infamous serial killer as we reveal his murderous tale from the dark streets of Whitechapel in 1888

  • Departs daily at 4pm from The Original Tour stop at the Tower of London on Tower Hill

  • Please note that the Jack the Ripper walk will finish at Aldgate East tube station and not at one of our bus stops

  • Note: All tours take approximately 90 minutes. We advise customers to arrive 10 minutes early.

 

Important Information

  • Visitor Centre address: The Original Tour London,  17-19 Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, SWIY 5BL.