Big Bus Tour
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- 98%Family Travelers
- 97%History Buffs
- 79%Budget Travelers
- 61%Local Culture
- 51%Business Travelers
Member Reviews (41)
- Big Bus TourMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 4Mar 09, 2014
As touristy as it is, this is the easiest way of getting around the city and seeing many of the spots. Also, the ability to hop on and off works well to see a lot as well.
- Big Bus TourMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFamily Travelers+ 3Jan 20, 2014
It was a great experience since we got to see almost all the tourist spots in London. We even got to ride on the top deck. For newbies in London, it's recommended to try the bus.
- Big Bus TourMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 3Nov 04, 2013
I am a big fan of "hop-on/hop-off" bus tours. It's the best way to get oriented with a new city. The tour ticket gives you access to a Thames River cruise, a visit to the Tower of London and a walking tour.You should definitely check it out.
- Big Bus TourMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 2Oct 30, 2013
I loved riding the Big Bus Tour. If you are in London for a short amount of time, I recommend taking this bus tour as you can hop-on and hop-off the bus as you please. You can choose what sites you want to see and when. The bus makes various stop at London's famous attractions. Grab a seat on the top of the double decker bus to get a better view as you ride around the city.
- Big Bus TourOct 20, 2013
We did the Big Bus Tour all around London, as we only had one day to see the sights. It's a great way to really cram everything in, but you don't exactly have a TON of time to see everything in detail. You can pick and choose where you get on and off the bus, and always hop onto another one when you're done with whichever stop you left on. The tour guides are informative and friendly and the tours provide a lot of interesting history and information about the city, while pointing out details you may not have noticed otherwise.
- Big Bus TourMember ofBudget TravelersFoodiesHistory Buffs+ 1Oct 12, 2013
A bus tour is also one of my favorite ways to see all of the main tourist attractions in a city. A hop-on/hop-off bus is usually worth the price, especially if you can find discount tickets. With a hop-on/hop-off you have more time to enjoy the places you like and is a nice lax tour.
- Big Bus TourMember ofLocal CultureFamily TravelersFoodies+ 2Sep 13, 2013
For anyone new to London this really is a must. The only way to truly comprehend how sprawling London is is to be driven around it. And unless you have the Bentley picking you up at Claridges, this is the next best thing. Kids like it. And you can get on and off it as many times as you want over a 24 hour period so it is good value for money.Recommended for:Family Travelers
- Big Bus TourMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily TravelersFoodies+ 2Jan 20, 2014
I lived in London for 2 years, and insisted that everyone who came to visit for the first time set aside a day to do the hop-on hop-off tour with the Big Bus company. It is the best way to get an overview of the city - the guides are knowledgeable and know a lot about all of the history, and the bus stops at most of the major sites, allowing you to jump of for 10 minutes or 2 hours so you can go at your own pace. If the weather is nice (a big "if" in London) you can sit in the open air on the top for great photos (kids also love this). As part of the tour you can also get on one of the boat tours and see London from the Themes.
- Big Bus TourAmbassadorMember ofStudentsBackpackersAug 14, 2013
No visit to London is complete without several things: an evening pint in a back alley pub, a visit to Big Ben, an attempt to make the palace guards laugh, or a tour of the city on a double-decker bus. Among other things. I particularly enjoyed getting around this vast cosmopolis in the iconic double-decker because I got to see MUCH more than I ever could on foot or by tube. It introduces you to the "real" London (which is essentially a financial district lined with cobblestoned alleys reminiscent of Mary Poppins and Harry Potter), takes you across Tower Bridge, through Piccadilly Circus, and around the city's most prominent characters. Definitely a must - especially in the beginning of your trip, to get oriented.