Explore London

  • Return rail tickets from various UK stations to London
  • Reserved seating on board the train
  • See London’s most popular landmarks
  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off or an Afternoon Tea Bus with panoramic tour of London
  • Return train tickets from UK station to London
    1 calendar day hop-on hop-off bus ticket or Afternoon Tea Bus
    Entrances to attractions
    Important Information

    Monday to Friday

    Hop on Hop off London Bus:

    Summer + Holidays = Every 20 mins on Red & Blue routes. Every 30 mins on Orange route.  
    Winter = Every 30 mins on Red, Blue & Orange routes.

    Download the App for next bus timings click here

    Another way to find each bus stop is to use what3words. This will pinpoint a 3 metre square box where you will find each. The words to use can be found here

    To view the latest service information please click here

    Afternoon Tea Bus with Panoramic Tour of London

    Times of Operation
    Check-in 15 minutes before your departure time:
    Departure times: 12:15pm
    Duration: Approx 90 minutes
    Departure Point: Golden Tours Stop 1, Bulleid Way, London SW1W 9SR
    what3words location: eager.play.forks

    Directions from Victoria Station to Bulleid Way: Exit Victoria Station via the Buckingham Palace Road Entrance, to the right of the Gatwick Express platforms. Turn left and walk down Buckingham Palace Road until you reach the first main junction. When it’s safe to do so, cross the road at the traffic lights and turn left. Walk around 20 yards, before turning right into Bulleid Way. Your tour will NOT depart from Victoria Coach Station.

    Please note:

    You will receive in a separate email your train e-tickets, and your Hop on Hop off OR Afternoon Tea Bus voucher. You will need all these documents for your trip. If you do not receive the email please contact the reservations team on +44 207 233 7030.
    Your train e-ticket will show the exact departure time for your inbound and return journey. Please ensure you reach your station at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your train to prevent any chance of missing it.

    Full refund if cancelled up to 7 days prior to travel date.
    This tour is unescorted.
    Reserved Train seats for both outbound and inbound journey.
    Seats are not guaranteed together.
    For Afternoon Tea Bus only: Any special dietary requirement including the Vegetarian meal will need to be pre-booked in advance. All requests must be made at least 72 hours prior to travel date.
    If no requests are made you will be offered the standard meal on the date of travel.
    Under 5s are not allowed on the Afternoon tea bus.


    Hop on Hop off bus

    Whether you decide to stay on the open top bus and soak in panoramic views of London’s most iconic landmarks or hop-off at any of our bus stops dotted across the city, there is much to see and discover.

    Be driven through the famous Parliament Square, home to Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, go past the iconic London Eye as you enjoy the hustle and bustle of London’s Southbank area, see the city’s biggest skyscraper, The Shard, visit the golden gates of Buckingham Palace, the majestic St Paul’s Cathedral and much more.

    With audio commentary throughout giving you the chance to learn more about the capital, it’s the perfect way to get to know London, regardless of the time or your budget!

    You can use any of the routes available:

    The Classic Tour (Blue route): Covers all the main Central London sights and visits London’s Museum Quarter.

    The Essential Tour (Red route): Passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as Hyde Park and Regents Park, two of the prettiest parks in London.

    The Museum Tour (Orange route): Explore London's world-famous museums with the Museum Tour and along the way pass by the beautiful Royal Albert Hall, Harrods and Buckingham Palace.

    The Morning and Evening Drop off Service (Yellow and Green routes): Operating in the morning and late afternoon, this route travels from the popular hotel districts to Central London.

    Click here to see Hop on Hop off map and timetable.

    Afternoon Tea Bus with Panoramic Tour of London

    Have afternoon tea with a twist on our delightful London Afternoon Tea bus! As its name indicates, this traditional double decker offers beautiful views of London including the Lastminute.com London Eye, Tower of London and St. Paul’s Cathedral - all while indulging in a delicious mix of sweet and savoury treats.

    Start your spot of afternoon tea with our selection of homemade finger sandwiches and wraps – with smoked salmon, hummus, and cream cheese options on offer, get ready to have your taste buds tingling with joy!

    Our desserts will be the perfect finishing touch to your afternoon tea – prepare to spoil yourself with our scrumptious scones and delicious choice of cakes.

    Together with your tea and alcoholic beverage of choice, these bites are guaranteed to be the perfect complement to your relaxing 90-minute journey through the heart of London.

    Click here to see afternoon tea menu

    See the special Valentines Day menu here.  From 10th to 16th Feb

    See the special Mothers Day menu here. From 4th to 10th March

    For any special meal requests please email reservations@goldentours.com at least 72 hours in advance of your travel date. All special requests are subject to availability.

    Click here to see afternoon tea route map

    Click here to see the floor plan

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