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Vintage bus tour & London Eye VIP ticket

VIP London Eye flight with your very own guide plus a vintage open top bus tour of London

London Eye and vintage bus tour combined

This tour is currently unavailable but is hoped to be back in operation over the Spring/Summer months. Check link banners below for updates on availability.

Two icons of London combined in one tour

This tour combines an open-top vintage bus tour and London Eye VIP ticket to give you the opportunity to see London from the sky and from the road.


The London Eye flight has the added benefit of including a tour guide on the pod with you. This is currently a unique offering and means you will receive a lot more information and interactivity during your flight. With a fast track ticket, you will not have to wait in the long queues either.


Once your flight has ended you will board the waiting red vintage London open top bus for a trip round the sights of London. This combination is a great way to see and enjoy London.

Vintage Bus Tour of London with VIP guided fast-track London Eye


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Vintage bus tour of london and VIP London Eye with guide

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Vintage bus tour of london and VIP London Eye with guide

Highlights of the classic London vintage open top red bus tour

Vintage red bus tour

Vintage red bus tour visits Tower Bridge

The two hour long tour of London leaves the London Eye at 10am for the morning tour and 2pm for the afternoon tour. After boarding the double decker bus you are taken to see some of London's most famous sights. These include Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Nelson's Column and Trafalgar Square.


The bus route also takes you through the City of London to enjoy views of icons such as St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and London Bridge.


You are returned to the London Eye at the end of your tour where you can enjoy the South Bank of the River Thames or easily make your way to the other attractions in the area such as London Dungeons, Shrek Adventure! and SEA LIFE London Aquarium.


Highlights of the VIP flight on the London Eye with professional guide

London Eye and vintage red bus tour

The London Eye pods

Join a small group and your experienced host in the fast-track VIP check-in area before your flight in a reserved private pod. This avoids the queues and makes your whole London Eye experience run smoothly.


The London Eye offers spectacular views across London but it is easy to sometimes miss areas of interest or come away feeling you would like to know more about a specific building or area.


This is where the professional guide will make the whole flight more interactive by pointing out London's major landmarks, some less well known ones and explain some of the history behind the great city. You can ask questions throughout and get a real insight into London from above.


This flight also includes a souvenier London Eye 360 degree viewing card. You can also enjoy both the 4D cinema experience and visit the VIP Champagne bar, this has lovely view across the river to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.

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Vintage bus tour of london and VIP London Eye with guide

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Vintage bus tour of london and VIP London Eye with guide

Full details of vintage bus tour and London Eye VIP experience

London Eye and vintage red bus tour

Vintage bus drives past Big Ben

The London Eye flights are at 1pm and 5pm only. The vintage red bus tour runs before each flight, leaving from and returning to the London Eye approximately two hours later. The morning tour leaves at 10am with a 1pm flight and the afternoon tour leaves at 2pm with a 5pm flight. This is an open top bus tour and unsurprisingly the best views are up at the top, so do dress appropriately for the weather.


Flights on the London Eye last 30 minutes. You are free to walk around inside each pod but there are also seats available. Each pod holds up to 25 people.


Upon arrival you need to meet your guide at the London Eye ticket office, VIP check-in, 15 minutes prior to the flight time booked.


The London Eye is on the River Thames on the South Bank. It is a 5-minute walk from Waterloo main station or you can walk across the Golden Jubilee Bridges from Embankment tube station in around 5-minutes too. This is also a great place to take photographs of the London Eye from, as the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben can be seen opposite the London Eye from the footbridge.

Other London Eye experiences

We have a dedicated London Eye page that details all the different ways you can experience the London Eye flight. These include VIP, fast-track entrance, champagne flights as well as other bundled attraction packages. It also has details on transport options to the London Eye and its opening times.

Alternative London red bus tour - vintage Routemaster open top trip

There is another vintage London red bus tour that starts at Victoria Coach Station and takes in similar sights to that of the London Eye tour bus. The main difference being that this tour is a longer tour from which you alight in the morning to view the Changing of the Guard, as well as at other stops in London (time allowing).


This tour ends virtually opposite the London Eye with a river cruise, so you can enjoy the sights of London from the River Thames. You can then elect to return to Victoria Coach Station or stay by the London Eye and visit the nearby attractions. This tour runs in the morning and afternoon and is slightly different for each trip, so you can pick what is most important to you.

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Vintage bus tour of london and VIP London Eye with guide

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Vintage bus tour of london and VIP London Eye with guide
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