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City Sightseeing Reykjavik: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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    • Adults (16+)
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from US$ 38.09
  • Original Price: US$ 38.09
  • SALE Discount: US$ 5.71
from US$ 32.38 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Explore Reykjavik on a hop-on, hop-off bus tour and create your own sightseeing itinerary
  • Hop on and off at attractions of your choice and explore the city at your own pace
  • While on board audio commentary in 8 languages ensures that you do not miss a thing
  • Witness the combination of modern architecture against a backdrop of snow-topped mountains and the North Atlantic ocean
  • Your ticket is valid for 24 hours; take a full tour or hop off to explore the sites and hop back on when you’re ready
  • Overview

    Board this Hop-on Hop-off Bus to see Reykjavik on your own terms! The Hop-On Hop-Off Tour allows for a flexible experience of the city while making sure you don’t miss any of the sights.

    Witness the famous landmarks and attractions of this modern city and admire the stunning scenery of the surrounding mountains and the ocean. Take in a breath of fresh air on the top deck and marvel at the 360 degrees view of the city.

    Board the bus at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for whale spotting or visit the museum, and hop back on when you’re ready. Travel on the bus as much as you like for 24 hours. Hop off at Stop 2 for the chance to partake in some whale watching.

    Informative audio commentary is provided in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Russian and Icelandic so you won’t miss a thing!

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Ticket valid for 24 hours.

    Start time

    October - April: Departs from 9:30am to 4:15 pm, every 45 minutes.

    May - September: Departs from 9:30am to 4:30pm, every 30 minutes.
    Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Meeting Point

    The buses start from City Centre, however you may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.
    cruise passengers: Board the City Sightseeing Reykjavik buses at the cruise terminal, Bus Stop 14 Skarfabakki Harbour. Guests will have to walk approx. 70 metres to reach the bus stop.

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops.


    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your Reykjavik Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour. The flexible tour allows you to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 15 stops covering all of Reykjavik’s main attractions such as the Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre, Whale Watching centre and Skarfabakki harbour, this tour provides the perfect introduction to one of the Northernmost cities in the world.

    Explore the city of Reykjavik at your own pace by hopping on and off at the well-placed stops and visiting attractions of your choice.

    Explore the city from aboard the signature open-air double-decker red buses. The hop-on, hop-off tour is an easy and practical alternative to the hassle and expense of driving and parking. Enjoy panoramic views of the city and listen to informative audio commentary in multiple languages.

    Some of the attractions covered by the route are:
    Reykjavik City Hall
    The Old Harbour
    Whales of Iceland
    National Museum
    BSI Bus Terminal
    Kringlan Shopping Centre
    Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
    Laugardalur Valley
    Skarfabakki Harbour

    You can hop off at any of the stops to end the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus ticket
    • Pre-recorded Audio commentary in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Icelandic


    • Hotel pick up & Drop off
    • Meals
  • Please note

    Voucher information: : Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Cruise guests will be able to board the City Sightseeing Reykjavik buses at the cruise terminal, Bus Stop 14 Skarfabakki Harbour. Guests will have to walk approx. 70 metres to reach the bus stop. This bus stop is only serviced during the summer season (May-September) when cruise ships are in dock. During the winter period guests will have to make their own way to City Sightseeing Bus Stop 1 Harpa Concert Hall. Please note Tour specifics are from stop 1. Usually bus arrival will co-inside with guest disembarkation however please note the timetable details specified above

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Children up to 11 travel Free! (*up to 5 children per adult)

    Unfortunately this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change. Please make your way to stop 10 as stop 9 (Snorrabraut) is closed. Bus stop 7 is not operational until 17 Jun 19 due to construction activity taking place at the moment. However, guests must use bus stop 6 instead.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Interesting tour

      The tour has fewer stops than other cities, however, this gave us the opportunity to get off and explore more....

      Theresa Wynn, United Kingdom, 10/Feb/2018
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      Teresa Petrey, United States, 30/Jan/2018
    • Useful and convenient!

      Since the ticket is valid for 24 hours, it's very useful to see all the main attractions and plan more detailed visits. Reykjavik is a small city, if you get up early you have...

      Brunella Zannettino, United Kingdom, 28/Jan/2018
    • We definitely got our money's worth for this tour.

      Linda Cummer, United States, 29/Jul/2019
    • Easy to understand. Easy to find. Great guide.

      Karen Straus, United States, 09/Jun/2019
    • Fine experience in Iceland

      Nicholas Nowakowski, United States, 28/May/2019