Tour around London on a vintage open top bus and pass through renowned attractions such as the Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the House of Parliament and the London Eye. See the iconic Tower of London which holds the Crown Jewels. Then enjoy fast track entry to the Buckingham Palace!
Enjoy great views of the city's iconic sites from a double decker bus. Meander through the streets and history of this great city. Take your seat on our beautifully restored double-decker bus and marvel at all of London's highlights including Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye.
See the Tower of London that was built nearly a thousand years ago and is now home to the Crown Jewels protected by the famous Beefeaters. The imposing former palace was once used as a fortress and a prison and you can see Traitors Gate where prisoners entered the Tower for the last time! Stop for photos and a history lesson from the guide before the cruise.
Next, enjoy a private river cruise** on the River Thames that passes London's renowned landmarks including Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, the Globe Theatre, Houses of Parliament and The London Eye before arriving at the Embankment pier, re-join the bus and head for Buckingham Palace.
Then let your eyes feast on the beauty of the Buckingham Palace, the official Royal residence of Her Majesty the Queen, and make your way to the perfect spot to watch the world famous Changing of the Guard ceremony as the Queen's soldiers, dressed in their fabulous tunics and busbies march to military music.
Before the day ends, enjoy fast track entrance into the Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of Her Majesty The Queen which serves as both her home and office. Visitors to the State Rooms can see many of the magnificent rooms which form the heart of the working palace and are used regularly by the Royal Family for official entertainment, ceremonies and State functions. The Palace guides are on hand to point out the numerous works of priceless art in the lavishly furnished rooms.
Afterwards, you can enjoy a walk along the south side of the Royal Garden and look out across the picturesque lake constructed in the 19th century. The tour ends in the Palace allowing you free time to explore at your leisure.
Audio guide in French, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Hindi and Korean
Fast track ticket to the Buckingham Palace
Exclusive river trip on River Thames
Audio Guide in Buckingham Palace
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Check In at Victoria Coach Station - Gate 20
Board the Vintage Red Routemaster Bus
Take your seat on the Vintage open top London bus and enjoy great views of London and its iconic landmarks.
Highlights of London
See the famous sights London including the Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s Cathedral, London Bridge, The Shard, Tower Bridge & the London Eye. Get the chance to stop for a photo at the Westminster Abbey, a Gothic-style church known to be the site of royal events.
Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
Continue by bus to Buckingham Palace, where you will assist at the Changing of Guard ceremony, where soldiers march to military music and provide great entertainment for all spectators.
Cruise along the River Thames
This tour includes a private boat trip along the River Thames to admire St. Paul's Cathedral and Shakespeare's Globe in the distance. Afterwards, the bus will drop you off you near Buckingham Palace.
Double-Decker Bus Tour ends near the Buckingham Palace
Visit the Buckingham Palace with your pre-booked Ticket (approx. 2 hours)
Enter the Buckingham Palace with your pre-booked ticket, and set off on a tour of Queen Elizabeth II’s opulent State Rooms. Stroll along the rooms adorned with various pieces of art and enjoy a walk along the south side of the Royal Garden with a handy audio guide.
Ends at the Buckingham Palace
Price & Options
Please note that this is an open top bus tour - please be prepared for the possibility of rain.
When the guard change does not take place, the tour instead stops for photos of the Buckingham Palace.
On rare occasions the open top bus may be changed to a closed top bus.
Entrances to Westminster Abbey and Tower of London are not included in the tour fare.
Children two (2) years old and under are free, but will need to sit on a parent or guardian's lap if there are no available seats.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 20:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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14.5 - 16 hour(s)