1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Buckingham Palace

Big London Ticket: London Eye, Big Bus & Thames River Cruise

Product ID: 292175
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Experience the best views of London with The Big London Ticket. Explore the city at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Enjoy 360-degree views of the skyline from the London Eye, then take a 40-minute cruise on the River Thames
About this activity
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Valid 1 day
(from first activation)
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Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

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  • See London’s top sights and landmarks
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of London on top of the World's highest observation wheel
  • Take advantage of a free river cruise as part of your ticket
  • Hop-on and off the bus as many times as you like along 4 different bus routes
  • Hear live commentary from an English-speaking guide on-board every red route bus
Full description
Discover the best of London with a hop-on, hop-off tour on-board an open-top, double-decker bus and enjoy a trip on the London Eye as part of your ticket. A hop-on, hop-off tour is the ideal way to discover the best sights, landmarks and attractions of London at your own pace. The tour gives you unlimited use of four routes, with stops strategically placed at all the places you would like to visit including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge and St Pauls Cathedral.

Hop off the bus at Westminster Bridge to take an unforgettable ride on the London Eye. From the top, you can take in the breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view of the city's impressive skyline. See the city's most famous sights including Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament from an unrivalled bird's eye view. The first bus departure is at 8:30 AM in the morning. You can start your tour at any of the 44 Big Bus stops. Popular starting points include Baker Street Station, Green Park Station, Marble Arch, Victoria Station and Trafalgar Square.

With all ticket types you can enjoy a boat cruise along the River Thames. A Classic ticket includes a single river cruise from Westminster to the Tower of London (in either direction) whilst the Premium and Deluxe tickets include a return river cruise between Westminster and Greenwich with the option to break the journey at the Tower of London.

Departure times vary for the river cruise, but tours are approximately every 20-minutes in summertime, and every 30 to 40-minutes in winter. You can board the river cruise at Tower Pier (near stop 16), Greenwich Pier, Westminster Pier (near stop 18) and the London Eye Pier (near stop 11). Big Bus route highlights include Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Street, Regent Street, Trafalgar Square, London Eye, London Dungeon, Sea Life London Aquarium, Madame Tussauds, Covent Garden, Bank of England, Monument, St Pauls Cathedral, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, The Shard, City Hall, Lambeth Palace, British Museum, Marble Arch, Mayfair, Green Park, Hyde Park Corner, Harrods, South Kensington Museums, Kensington Palace and Notting Hill.
  • Sightseeing ticket for Big Bus
  • Entrance ticket to the London Eye
  • Free Thames river cruise (a Classic ticket includes a single river cruise from Westminster to the Tower of London in either direction whilst the Premium and Deluxe tickets include a return river cruise between Westminster and Greenwich)
  • Free walking tour departing every day at 10:00 AM from Trafalgar Square & Green Park
  • Travel on 4 bus routes covering 44 key stop locations
  • Choose from a live English speaking guide or recorded commentary in 12 different languages
  • Free wifi on-board every bus
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Speak to a Big Bus representative on arrival at the London Eye bus stop to collect your bus and boat tickets and choose your London eye time-slot.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Infants (aged 0-4) can go on the tour free of charge
• All buses are equipped with ramps for wheelchair users
• London eye tickets can only be obtained at the London Eye bus stop. A Big Bus representative will help you book your preferred London eye time-slot
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Product ID: 292175