The Classic Tour is a wonderful bus tour and sightseeing experience like no other. Hop on board our carefully restored classic 1960s double-decker Routemaster bus, for your open-top ride through the best attractions in London. Our hand-picked, highly trained, entertaining and comedic tour guides are the best in the business and will help you experience an authentic London you may not have known. They are also very funny! You will see more, learn more and laugh more while understanding the astonishing history of the Capital, taking the photos and selfies of a lifetime, and enjoying the glorious sights of London.
Please note – choice of seats and deck are given on a first-come first-serve basis.
Experience historical London from our beautiful and iconic open-top London bus which was originally used by London Transport from the 1960s.
Our brilliant tour guides come from a variety of entertainment backgrounds and will bring you a tour like no other. Our guides really do know their history and facts about London. They will share their wealth of knowledge with you, as you pass the key landmarks. Watch and listen out for some incredible insights into the making of our Capital city.
The buses have been fitted with state of the art enhanced technology to bring your experience into the 21st century.
The Classic Tour provides a unique and entertaining tour on one of the most iconic and historic vehicles of our time - the Routemaster bus. It is seen in all the classic films with London as a back-drop, it is on all the postcards, and though they are no longer in widespread public service, with us you can still experience this thrilling, prestigious and stately ride that allows the most intimate and authentic opportunity to be experience and be part of our great city.
As well as our first-class guides, we also have created a soundtrack to add to the experience. Carefully chosen classical music plays in the background with site-specific tracks and sound effects playing at various points. Screens on the lower deck show you not seen before footage and images of London and its iconic buildings.
Your journey starts at Trafalgar Square.
Departing from the absolute heart and centre of London, you will follow a carefully selected route to allow you to discovery the very best of our Capital and see the best attractions, buildings and landmarks in London. You will have constant opportunities to take some fantastic photographs and better understand the history of how and why the buildings came to symbolise our great city. Please also note, although we will always try our best, on rare occasions we may be unable to visit every landmark listed on the tour.
Our tours run daily from Northumberland Avenue at:
Additional tours are available at:
10:20, 10:35, 11:55, 12:10, 13:10, 14:15
and 17:40 during holiday seasons.
The following tickets are
available when you book: