Every 20 mins on the Red and Blue routes. Every 30 mins on the Orange route.
Departure point: You can join the tour from any of our touristic bus stops. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted Golden Tours Hop on Hop Off/London Tour Bus.
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Audio guide languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic.
Open daily from 10am to 4pm
25 December: Closed
Location: Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LR
Nearest tube station: Baker Street
One way ticket with 24hrs.
Operated by City Cruises
Boats leave every 30 minutes from: Westminster Pier to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa
Your ticket will be valid for one way journey only and not for a return trip.
Your one way boat ride ticket is valid from:
-Westminster Pier to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa.
River Cruise Route Map and Timetable
Open All Year except 24, 25, 26 December and 1st January.
Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
Start time: 3:30pm daily (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Finish time: 5pm
Departure Point and Directions: Exit Tower Hill Station, London and wait at the Ice Cream Refreshments stand next to the station exit
Return Location: Near Liverpool Street Underground Station
Royal Walking Tour
Start time: 10am daily (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Departure Point: Tourist Bus Stop outside The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Gate, SW1A 1AA (Nearest underground station: Victoria and Green Park)
Return Point: Westminster Abbey (Nearest underground station: Westminster Station)
Days of operation: Daily
Closed: 24th - 26th December & 1st January
Nearest Underground: Tower Hill / Nearest Train Station: Fenchurch Street or London Bridge
Bus Routes: 15, 42, 78, 100
Cancellation policy. A full refund can only be given if tickets are cancelled at least 72 hours prior to your entry time and date.
Marvel Super Heroes 4D Experience is included with Standard Entry ticket.
This is a standard dated and timed entry e-ticket.
Madame Tussauds will not admit guests with suitcases among their possessions.
Children aged 15 and younger will not be allowed to enter the attraction unless accompanied by an adult.
This ticket is only valid for entry into the attraction for the date and time booked.
Welcome to the Stage. Welcome to the Spotlight. Welcome to Madame Tussauds London.
Step though our world famous doors and take a leading role in the ULTIMATE fame experience. Truly immerse yourself in fame and taste the life of the rich and famous – this is your chance to shine! Through a combination of our historic artistic methods (that date back centuries, by the way!), immersive sets and pioneering modern tech - guests can experience fame and get closer to the action like never before.
Join your favourite celebs at the ULTIMATE Awards party including Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch, or take a seat with Tom Hardy and feel his heart beat! Strut your stuff on the catwalk with Cara, or join the Royal Family in the most regal of settings. Take to the stage with music stars past and present before joining the Marvel Super Heroes for a crime-fighting adventure. Then use the force to be transported to a galaxy far, far away and star in the action with the greats of the Star Wars universe.
With more new and exciting stars joining us for 2021, what are you waiting for? COME ON IN! HM Tower of London
HM Tower of London has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of the most famous castle keeps in the world, it was built to awe, subdue and terrify Londoners and to deter foreign invaders. It’s now an iconic symbol of London and Britain and one of the world’s premier tourist attractions.
London Hop on Hop off bus tour
This super convenient hop-on hop-off bus ticket is ideal for visitors who want to see as much of the city as they can! Valid for for either an entire working day or 24 hours, across all Golden Tours routes, this handy ticket lets you explore the city of London from the comfort of our open top buses. Spend the whole day exploring the capital, jumping on and off at your leisure or whenever you pass something interesting. See landmarks and attractions such as The London Eye, the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square and Big Ben and Piccadilly Circus.
Each bus has an informative and entertaining live English guide or audio guides in eleven languages. The open upper deck is the best way to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this glorious city.
You can use any of the routes available:
The Classic Tour (Blue route): Covers all the main Central London sights and visits London’s Museum Quarter.
The Essential Tour (Red route): Passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as Hyde Park and Regents Park, two of the prettiest parks in London.
The Museum Tour (Orange route): Explore London's world-famous museums with the Museum Tour and along the way pass by the beautiful Royal Albert Hall, Harrods and Buckingham Palace.
The Morning and Evening Drop off Service (Yellow and Green routes): Operating in the morning and late afternoon, this route travels from the popular hotel districts to Central London.
Boat Ride available with the 24hrs Hop on Hop off bus tour:
Enjoy an enthralling sightseeing cruise along the heart of London’s River Thames with this City Cruises boat ride. Departing from Westminster taking you to Tower Millennium Pier, or vice versa, you’ll get to soak in panoramic views of the capital’s most iconic landmarks for a sightseeing experience like no other! Discover fascinating facts as you cruise with live commentary from the captain or audio guide.
Free Walking Tours
Enjoy the Jack The Ripper Walking Tour and/or the Coronation Walking Tour as part of your sightseeing day out in London. Learn about King Charles’ Coronation and coronations of the past as well as interesting facts about members of the royal family. On your 2-hour tour, you’ll also visit fantastic royal sites and watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Or why not play detective by travelling back to Victorian London to investigate the morbid murders carried out by infamous Jack the Ripper. See where vital clues were found and learn more about his victims and possible suspects.