Organising an upcoming event in London? What could be a better way to see the capital than a ride on an original open-top 1960’s red Routemaster double-decker bus? 

Look no further than The Classic Tour – equipped with the largest fleet of vintage Routemaster buses in the UK! We offer exclusive VIP private hires, made bespoke to fit you, whatever the occasion!

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Whether you are entertaining guests, planning the perfect wedding day, saying thank you to valued corporate clients, organising a special party, wish to be ferried to venues via our vintage bus or wish to bring additional features of your own to the vehicle, we can offer all of these options and more for a very competitive price. Or even go further afield, let your imagination run wild! Our private hire specialist team is always on hand to entertain and accommodate your most unorthodox requests and deliver a VIP experience you will not forget. 



Here at The Classic Tour we understand that your events must be perfect. 

From the lavish interior to the original exterior, everything has been carefully thought out to cater for your needs whilst not straying from the originality of the Routemaster. All of our buses are also fitted with state of the art audio and video equipment. So don’t let yourself worry about achieving perfection, let us worry on your behalf and create a day like no other!

If you want to book call us now on 0844 318 7655 or visit our contact page here.

Really good commentary

I went with a friend and we both agreed how informative the guide was. Despite the roads being busy we felt safe with the driver that we had. Really worth taking the tour. Best way to see London is on a top deck of a… …. “Really good commentary”


Amazing tour through historic London

Very amazing and entertaining tour. Our guide was Joe and he was fantastic. So many interesting things we found out about the main places: Big Ben, Trafalgar square, House of parliament, St Paul’s Cathedral and other statures and buildings. You could sense his passion about London history. The tour took about 75 min and it… …. “Amazing tour through historic London”


Top Tour

We booked this tour with a Groupon deal. Very good value for money and very enjoyable. Not a long tour, maybe 75 minutes but we saw so many top London sights and the commentary was informative and amusing. Definitely go for the top deck as you see so much more. Might try the Ghost Bus… …. “Top Tour”


Excellent tour!

After walking thousands of steps I wanted to sit and have a comfortable tour with a real live tour guide. I was very pleased with this. The tour was £21 in comparison to the other tours at £30. We hit a multitude of places on the almost an 1 1/2 hour tour (it’s not hop… …. “Excellent tour!”


Great tour

The tour guide was funny and full of interesting anecdotes. I enjoyed the tour very much. It was nice not to have the bus constantly stopping to drop off and pick up passengers and the tour was just the right length. Highly… …. “Great tour”


“Had a fantastic experience on this tour. The tour guide was brilliant – he delivered a comic and informative take on… …. “”

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