Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Scotland

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Explore Glasgow, one of the liveliest and most cosmopolitan destinations in Europe with this City Sightseeing ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus! Choose between a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket and enjoyed unlimited hop-on hop-off at any of the 21 tour stops along the route for the time-period selected. If you’d prefer, you can stay on the tour for the full duration, which takes approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. The tour will take you to the city’s key sights, including Glasgow Cathedral, Botanic Gardens, Riverside Museum, Glasgow Green and many more!
On this City Sightseeing tour, you can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard our iconic open-top double-decker buses! Glasgow is one of the most exciting Scottish cities, boasting excellent museums and art galleries as well as impressive architectures and parks! Glasgow also has great shopping districts to offer and of a night-time, a very vibrant and buzzing nightlife! Hop-on to City Sightseeing Glasgow and we’ll take you to the city’s most noteworthy attractions and landmarks. The first tour stop is in George Square, named after King George III in the 19th century. One of the city’s most recognised monuments, the square’s central column, is located here as well as City Chambers. The tour will continue over to Glasgow Cathedral, famous for being the only Cathedral to survive the city’s reformation in 1560. Other interesting attractions include the Riverside Museum which explores the city’s history and the Theatre Royal, which is the oldest theatre in Scotland! For a more leisurely day out in Glasgow, hop-off at the vibrant St Vincent Place, where many shops, eateries and bars can be found! If you’re visiting Glasgow on a weekend, visit the Barras Market, a wonderful place to find traditional Scottish gifts, food and drinks! The full list of tour stops along the route is:Stop 1 - George Square (City Chambers, Gallery of Modern Art, Tourist Information Center, Queen Street Stations, Trades Hall) Stop 2 - Glasgow Cathedral (St Mungo Museum, Provands Lordship, Tennent's Brewery) Stop 3 - Merchant City (Merchants' Square Ramshorn Theatre) Stop 4 - The Barras Weekend MarketStop 5 - Glasgow Green (People's Palace, West Brewery) Stop 6 - St Enoch Shopping Centre Stop 7 - St Vincent Place (The Lighthouse, Princes Square Buchanan Galleries) Stop 8 - SAS Radisson Hotel/Central StationStop 9 - Hotels (Marriott, Menzies and Hilton) Stop 10 - Hilton Garden Inn/Radisson Red hotels, Squinty BridgeStop 11 - SEC Complex/SEC Hydro/Glasgow Science CentreStop 11a- The Clydeside DistilleryStop 12 - Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship Stop 13 - Kelvin Way/KelvingroveStop 14 - Glasgow University Stop 15- Byres Road (Botanical Gardens) Stop 16 - Kelvingrove Art Gallery and MuseumStop 17 - Kelvin Park (Kelvingrove Park, Kelvin Park Lorne Hotel, Youth Hostel) Stop 18 - Charing Cross (Royal Highlands Fusiliers Museum, Mitchell Library, Tenement House) Stop 19 - Glasgow School of Art/Tearooms Stop 20 - Theatres (Piping Center, Theatre Royal, Pavilion Theatre, Royal Conservatoire)Stop 21 - Royal Concert Hall (Buchanan Galleries Shopping Centre, Buchanan Bus Station, Cineworld Cinema)

What’s included

  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off for time period selected at check-out
  • Free headphones
  • On-board audio commentary available in several languages
  • Information booklet including a detailed map of the route, plus discounts and offers on local eateries, attractions and shopping 

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point