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City Sightseeing Cambridge

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If you're looking for a unique way to see and explore Cambridge, simply take this Hop On Hop Off tour! The unmistakeable red, open-topped double deckers operate via 20 stops all over the City, taking you on an unmissable tour of all the city's top tourist attractions.

  • Hop on and off as often as you please and see Cambridge in your own time and at your own pace
  • Recorded commentary available in 9 languages


Cambridge is now one of the most-visited tourist destinations in the country, with over three million visitors a year. It is home to one of the world's most prestigious universities, part of which dates back to the eleventh century. The city is a magnet to anyone who is interested in British history. This, as well as the traditional sights of punts, cyclists, and the River Cam, has helped to create an image of Cambridge that is known throughout the world.

You'll have the chance to visit the historic City centre, the University Colleges, the world famous Backs and the River Cam, the University Botanic Garden, the Fitzwilliam Museum and much, much more - including the American World War II Memorial and Cemetery at Madingley.


Stop 1 - Silver Street East

Stop 2 - Downing Street

Stop 3 - St Andrews Street

Stop 4 - Chesterton Road

Stop 5 - Bridge Street

Stop 6 - Trinity Street**

Stop 7 - Market Street**

Stop 8 - Jesus Lane

Stop 9 - Drummer Street

Stop 10 - Parkside

Stop 11 - Hills Road

Stop 12 - Railway Station

Stop 13 - Trumpington Road

Stop 14 - Trumpington Street

Stop 15 - Silver Street West

Stop 16 - Queens Road

Stop 17 - Cambridge American Cemetery

Stop 18 - Madingley Road Park And Ride

Stop 19 - Grange Road

Loop Duration: 80 minutes

Frequency: 20 minutes (Summer) / 40 minutes (Winter)

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Pre-recorded English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, Mandarin and Cantonese. Live English Guide is available on some departures during peak season.

Please note

    • Stop 18 at Madingley Road Park & Ride will not be served until further notice. Buses will stop at an alternative stop situated inside the Madingley Road Park & Ride site. In addition to this, buses will also stop near Conduit Head road.
  • **Every Sunday from the 7th of September to the 27th of November, the tour will be unable to call at stops 6 and 7.

  • Children below 6 years old are free of charge.

  • Due to road closures in the Cambridge City Centre, the tour is unable to serve stop 9 until further notice.

  • Bus Stop 13 for Botanic Gardens will not operate until further notice.

  • Schedules are subject to change.

  • You may choose to hop on the bus at any stop along the route and exchange your voucher there.

Ticket Validity

All ticket validities are for consecutive hours/days from first use.

  • A 1-day ticket is valid only for the day of redemption.

  • A 24-hour ticket is valid from the time redeemed until the same time the following day.

The same principle applies for a 2-day/ 48-hour (or more) ticket.


  • Discounted entry to The Round Church

  • Hop-on Hop-off Ticket

  • English audio guide
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City Sightseeing Cambridge

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Inclusions: Discounted entry to The Round Church / Hop-on Hop-off Ticket / English audio guide
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Voucher Exchange Procedure:

Please present your VELTRA voucher to the bus driver at any of the official bus stops along the route.


First Tour: 10:10
Last Tour: 17:10 (Summer) 15.40 (Winter)
Duration: 80 minutes
Frequency: 20 mins (Summer) 40 mins (Winter)

Bus Stops
1. Silver Street
2. Downing Street
3. St. Andrews Street
4. Chesterton Road
5. Bridge Street
6. Trinity Street (Sunday’s only)
7. Market Street (Sunday’s only)
8. Jesus Lane
9. Drummer Street Bus Station
10. Parkside
11. Hills Road
12. Rail Station
13. Trumpington Road
14. Trumpington Street
15. Silver Street
16. Queens Road
17. Cambridge American Cemetery
18. Madingley Road Park & Ride
19. Grange Road

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  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • Students and senior citizens will have to bring a valid ID for proof of age.

  • Printed VELTRA voucher

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

Additional Note(s)
  • The audio guides during the bus tour are available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese and Russian.

  • Ticket validity is for consecutive hours from first use. A 24-hour ticket is valid from the time redeemed until the same time the following day.

  • You may choose to hop on the bus at any stop along the route and exchange your voucher there.

  • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present to a bus driver at any of the designated stops. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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