Hop on Hop off Bus Tour 48 hours

City Sightseeing Bournemouth is part of the City Sightseeing Worldwide family which operates in scores of cities throughout the world. Hop on and Hop off the bus as much as you like at any of the bus stops on the route and see all the best sights Bournemouth and Poole have to offer. Our friendly drivers are here to look after you and help you, if you have any questions please just ask.

48 Hours Official Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
FREE 15 minute Beryl bike taster
Fantastic views
Comfort and safety in the open air
Route map
English audio commentary
Add on cruise option available
Boat Cruise (add this later)
Important Information
When do you start?

28th March - 29th September 2024

How often are the buses running?


What languages do you have?

We have a pre-recorded English commentary on loudspeakers, therefor no headphones needed

Are dogs allowed

Yes, we are dog friendly. We ask that your favourite is on a lead and/or in your lap at all times and that they are well behaved.

Is the bus wheelchair accessible?

All of our buses are wheelchair accessible

Poole Quay Alternative Bus Stop

Use this bus stop when Poole Quay is shut, see details here:



Our Hop-On Hop-Off tickets are available for either 24 hours or 48 hours and combination Bus and Boat tickets are also available. There are various options to purchase tickets from, including online, directly from the driver while onboard the bus, from ticket sellers located at Bournemouth Pier Approach, or at any of the Tourist Information Centres. Commencing from 2023, we are pleased to offer a complimentary 15-minute Beryl taster in addition to your bus ticket.
City Sightseeing Bournemouth is a sightseeing tour service therefor it cannot accept English concessionary bus passes. See details on discounts here.

Bus Stops

For your convenience City Sightseeing Bournemouth provides 25 sightseeing stops at some of Bournemouth & Poole’s most interesting places. Westbourne, Canford Cliffs, Sandbanks, Poole Park, Poole Quay & Poole Old Town. The first and last stop of the tour is at Bournemouth Pier, with a variety of main and request stops in between, but you can join the tour at any stop on route just hail the driver as the bus is approaching.

Morning Feeder Bus

For the convenience of visitors arriving by coach or train, we pick up from Bournemouth Coach and Train Station and for those who are staying in hotels on the East Cliff , we pick up at the Suncliff Hotel, Carlton Hotel and the Russell Cotes Museum bus stops on the East Overcliff Drive, then head down to Bournemouth Pier ready for the first two trips of the day, we will not be returning here after these times. See timetable here: timetable


The daily service operates during the season, with the initial bus departure from Bournemouth Pier at 10am and the final departure at 5pm. From Poole Quay, the first bus departs at 11am and the last bus leaves at 6pm. Opting for a complete round-trip tour on the bus takes approximately an hour and a half, with a brief ten-minute stopover at Poole Quay. View our timetable

FREE 15 minute Beryl taster

Beryl run a bike share scheme across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch, also including e-bikes and e-scooters. They are a great way to explore beyond our bus route and so we have teamed up with Beryl to offer all of our passengers 15 Beryl minutes FREE so you can give it a try. You can get the promo code from the driver or our ticket sellers, download the Beryl app, enter your unique code and away you go. Read more here: City Sightseeing Bournemouth Bus and Bike Combo


All dogs welcome on board our buses as long as they are well behaved and kept on a lead. All our buses are wheelchair accessible.

Hop on Hop off Bus Tour 48 hours
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