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 just ask.

48 Hours Official hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Fantastic Views
Comfort and safety in the open air
Route map
Audio commentary (loud speakers)
Add on cruise option available
Boat Cruise (add this later)
Important Information
When do you start?

The 2022 season will run between: 9th March and 25th September

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?

Yes, the buses are wheelchair friendly.


Tour Details


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. There is also a short feeder on the first two runs in the morning serving Bournemouth Station (Coach Station and Rail Station) and the East Over Cliff (see details below and in our timetable. 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. Tickets are available directly from the driver and our ticket sellers close to the bus stop, you can pay cash or card.

Morning Feeder

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


The service runs daily in the season. The first bus leaves Bournemouth Pier at 10am and the last bus leaves at 5pm. The first bus leaves Poole Quay at 11am and the last bus leaves at 6pm. If you decide to stay on board the tour bus for the complete route, it takes about an hour and a half, including a ten minute lay over on Poole Quay.


Buy your tickets online, on the bus, from one of our ticket sellers in Bournemouth Pier Approach or at the Bournemouth Tourist Information Centre in front of Bournemouth Pier. Our Hop-On Hop-Off tickets are available for either 24 hours or 48 hours and combination Bus and Boat tickets are also available. City Sightseeing Bournemouth is a sightseeing tour service therefor we cannot accept English concessionary bus passes. See details on discounts here.


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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