The Classic Tour is London’s number one bus tour and sightseeing experience. Step on board our carefully restored classic 1960s Double Decker Routemaster buses for a unique open top ride through the best attractions in the city.
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 have never known. They are also very funny. You will see more, learn more and understand the astonishing history of the Capital.
Our tours run daily at:
Additional tours are available at:
10:20, 10:35, 11:55, 12:10, 13:10, 14:15
and 17:40 during holiday seasons.
We are a family friendly tour offering a fun and quirky way to see London.
The following tickets are available when you book:
Our bus stop is right at the centre of London, on Northumberland Avenue, just off Trafalgar Square. This is where the tour begins and ends. Our bus stop is outside the Grand Hotel, opposite the Sherlock Holmes pub.
Public Transport Links
Train: Charing Cross station, Embankment tube station
Bus: 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 87, 88, 91, 159, 176, 453 – Trafalgar Square area
In 75 minutes, our open top, refurbished, 1960s Routemaster bus will take you on a sightseeing tour of the top attractions in London. Perfect for days out in London, our tours have been specifically designed to show you all the sights of the city. Visit London’s iconic buildings including Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace (weekend only or as traffic permits), the London Eye, the Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral and The Shard in our uniquely tailored London tours.
Every detail of the Classic Tour has been worked out, including relevant atmospheric music and sound effects to add to your experience. The Classic Tour lasts 75-90 minutes (depending on traffic) and you will see all the famous sights of London. These include the amazing and historical Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, Downing Street, The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, The Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, London Bridge, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, The Shard and St. Paul’s Cathedral amongst much much more.
The Routemaster has retained iconic status, and is considered a British cultural icon. In 2006, the Routemaster was voted one of Britain’s top 10 design icons which included Concorde, Mini, Supermarine Spitfire, London tube map, World Wide Web and the K2 telephone box.