Christmas Lights London by Night bus tour

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See the capital sparkle with festive displays on the Christmas Lights London by Night open-top bus tour, led by an expert guide.

Booking for November 2024 is now open!

What can I see on the Christmas lights bus tour?

Be dazzled by Christmassy shop window displays, sparkling fairy lights and famous landmarks lit up come nightfall, on this night-time bus tour.

Drive past the world-famous Regent Street Christmas lights and other key sights, including Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, London Eye, Tower of London and Tower Bridge.

There are plenty of opportunities to take photos along the way or just sit back and enjoy the sights.

Download the Christmas lights bus tour route map [PDF 5.24 MB]

Is the Christmas lights bus tour guided?

An expert guide entertains you with facts and stories about the city as you pass historical buildings and drive along notable streets.

As well as learning about the ideas behind London's iconic Christmas lights, from the regal Regent Street angels to the more recent, sustainable stars on Oxford Street.

Fortnum and Masons in London covered in the christmas advent decorations.

How much is the bus tour?

The cost of your ticket depends on whether you sit on the upper or lower deck of the bus. 

  • Lower deck tickets: £12 for adults (aged 16 and above) and £12 for children.
  • Upper deck tickets: £24 for adults (aged 16 and above) and £13 for children

Family tickets (two adults and two children) are also available to purchase. Children four years of age and under board for free but a ticket must still be booked.

How do I get tickets for the Christmas lights bus tour?

Buy tickets for the Christmas lights bus tour now.

A christmas light angel above the london underground sign.

How long is the tour?

The duration of the tour is approximately 90 minutes but may take up to two hours depending on local traffic conditions.

Note, this is not a hop-on-hop-off tour and guests must remain on the bus for the duration of the tour. 

Where does the bus tour depart from?

All departures leave from London Eye, Belvedere Road, Bus Stop 77, London, SE1 7GH.

All tours return to the departure point.

Prices and opening times

Child ticket (5 to 15 years old) From £12.00 per ticket
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) From £48.00 per ticket
Adult ticket From £12.00 per ticket

Opening Times

The tour departs at 5pm, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm.

All departures leave from London Eye, Belvedere Road, Bus Stop 77, London, SE1 7GH.

All tours return to the departure point.