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Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Get ready to embark on the Glasgow hop-on, hop-off tours at pocket-friendly rates while making the most of the excellent deals and discounts! Discover the charms of the scenic Irish city on a flexible and convenient tour that allows you to hop on and off at attractions of your choice and customize your own sightseeing itinerary. Explore the city by open-top, double-decker buses, enjoy live and audio commentary onboard and take in panoramic views of the city. The strategically placed stops make the entire city accessible and cover all the major attractions. Hop off at iconic attractions like the Glasgow Cathedral, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, the Glasgow Film Theatre, the Lighthouse, Buchanan Street, the Riverside Museum, the Glasgow Science Centre and more! No more waiting around for cabs and hiring guides. Be a smart traveler, save money, and avoid the hassle by booking your Glasgow hop-on, hop-off tickets online.
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Our tips for Hop On Hop Off

  • Plan ahead. To maximize your time and avoid missing any important sights, it is recommended that you plan out which attractions you want to see and where you would like to disembark before boarding the bus.
  • Choose the ticket accordingly. When taking a Glasgow hop-on-hop-off bus tour, it is common to find various ticket options available, such as one-day or two-day passes. Be sure to select the one that best fits your itinerary and travel plans.
  • Audio commentary. Take advantage of the audio commentary offered in multiple languages by most hop-on-hop-off bus tours to learn more about the history and culture of Glasgow.
  • Snap away. With its stunning sights and attractions, Glasgow is a picturesque city that offers numerous opportunities for capturing your favorite moments. Don't forget to bring your camera to ensure you don't miss any of the photo-worthy spots.

Good to know

Saint Mungo founded Glasgow in the 6th century, which makes it one of the oldest settlements in Scotland. Glasgow's abundance of over 90 parks and gardens has earned it the moniker "Dear Green Place". As the largest city in Scotland and the fourth largest in the UK, Glasgow is a hub of culture, commerce, and innovation. 

The University of Glasgow was established in 1451, and it ranks as the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. Glasgow boasts a rich cultural scene with over 30 museums and art galleries, including the famed Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Glasgow was awarded the prestigious UNESCO City of Music designation in 2008, recognizing its influence and impact on the music industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit Glasgow?

    Glasgow is most enjoyable from late spring to early autumn (May to September) due to the mild weather and abundance of outdoor events and festivals.

  • Q: How do I get to Glasgow?

    There are various transportation options available to get to Glasgow, including air, rail, and road. The city has two airports, namely Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Moreover, it is possible to take a train or bus from other parts of the UK or drive to the city via the M8 motorway.

  • Q: What is a Glasgow hop-on hop-off bus tour and how does it work?

    Glasgow bus tour offers you the convenience and flexibility to get off at the nearest designated stop. No tour guide, you set your own itinerary. You’ll find all the stops are located strategically at all the major attractions, making your touring as hassle-free as possible. And then, when you’re ready to continue, return to a designated bus stop, show your pass, and hop back on the bus and onwards towards your next attraction. So, go ahead and make a whole loop of the route once you have your tour ticket, get familiar with the city and pick out your favorite places to visit and then return to them during your stay.

  • Q: Do Glasgow bus tours run throughout the year?

    Yes, Glasgow bus tours run throughout the year but make sure to book in advance during the high season.

  • Q: What is the duration of the Glasgow bus tour?

    Each tour is different, but in general, they will have a duration of between 1hr and 2hrs. Make sure to check the specific tour for timings.

  • Q: What time do Glasgow bus tours operate?

    Glasgow bus tours will run at different times of the day, especially if you have booked admission or skip-the-line tickets to the attractions. Make sure to check the tour details for full details on timings.

  • Q: What is the validity of the ticket?

    There are several ticket options available to you, depending on your length of stay. Each bus tour will have validity from 24, 36, 48 to 72 hours. And the great thing is you can plan ahead as the vouchers are valid anywhere between 6 months to 1 year and can be used at any point during that period. Check the product page or bus tour operator for complete details.

  • Q: Where can I find a list of all the stops and a map of the various Glasgow hop-on hop-off tour routes?

    You can visit the relevant product page and check the Useful Downloads section to find the latest information as routes, stops and timings change frequently.

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