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See the best of Berlin on this 48-hour, hop-on hop-off bus tour. Discover the city’s top sights, including Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin Cathedral and more. Hop off at any of the 20 stops around Berlin to explore on foot, or stay on board the open-air, double decker bus to enjoy insightful commentary along the 2.5-hour loop. Upgrade your ticket to include a 1-hour boat ride along the River Spree. 

Highlights

  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour of Berlin (valid 48 hours)
  • See top attractions like Checkpoint Charlie and Brandenburg Gate
  • 20 stops around the city
  • Commentary available in 13 languages

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Perfect for first-time visitors! The narration gives you useful information about Berlin beyond what's mentioned in your guidebook. I suggest doing the complete route on your first day to get an overview of the city, and then hopping off at the attractions you most want to see on the second day.

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What You Can Expect

Berlin City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Berlin City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Experience all the top attractions that Berlin has to offer at your own speed on this 2-day, hop-on hop-off tour. Check out the Itinerary section below for a list of stops along the route, as well as details about upgrading your ticket with a 1-hour cruise along the River Spree. 

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Itinerary

Upgrade to Berlin River Boat Tour (15 March - 27 October only)
Add a one hour boat trip to your Berlin hop-on hop-off tour and see the city from another vantage point. The tremendous views of the urban landscape unfold as you cruise along the River Spree. Simply hop-off the tour at Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral) and hop-on the boat tour. Departure between 10:00am and 3:00pm every 30 minutes, on Friday and Saturday until 4:00pm. After the cruise, you can continue to use the hop-on hop-off tickets to explore Berlin.

Berlin Hop-on Hop-off Tour Stops (Yellow line):
  • Kurfürstendamm
  • KaDeWe
  • Lützowplatz
  • Kulturforum
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Checkpoint Charlie
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Alexanderplatz/TV Tower
  • Neptunbrunnen/Well
  • Museumsinsel/Museum Island
  • Berliner Dom/Cathedral
  • Lustgarten/Museum Island
  • Unter den Linden
  • Brandenburger Tor/Reichstag
  • Central Train Station
  • Victory Column
  • Palace Bellevue
  • Straße-des-17. Juni/Flea market
  • Charlottenburg Palace
  • Antique Mall

Buses depart every 10 minutes during the summer season and every 15 minutes in winter.

    Customer Reviews

    James S

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

    Very good tour, takes past all of the main locations. Not as many people taking tour as on other lines, which we liked.

    Kevin M

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

    Easy way to see the key attractions and layout of the city. Plentiful hop on- hop off places and informative commentary while on the bus

    Pamela J USA

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

    Great way to see the sights and to get around Berlin. I enjoyed the Charlottenburg Palace along the route.

    kathleen.cordiner United Kingdom

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

    Our intention was to do the complete tour on our first day to get our bearings. We found this was a very good idea as the tour did an excellent journey around the City. The commentary was first class and gave us lots of ideas for the rest of our stay. On the 2nd day we once again set off for Checkpoint Charlie followed by bus again to Brandenburg Tor where we had a good look round and then went to the Reistag enjoying all the parts in between. Our plan was then to walk to Washingtonplatz to meet the bus again to finish to day. We got there by 5pm and a bus came along but we were curtly told by driver that it was the last bus and finished for the day. All passengers were decanted and left standing. Why did the bus not go back to the 1st stop on the tour before finishing?

    ROB USA

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

    BEST way to see all the major sites..very convenient..perfect!

    clare f

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

    Would definitely recommend as very informative and very easy to use.

    colm m

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

    excellent way of getting ons bearings and then use the service to visit the ones you want to explore.very good value.great city to visit especially for christmas markets

    Barbara S

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

    Great tour. Best way to get an overview of the city prior to exploring

    Alan S

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

    Good intro to Berlin. Day one completed the tour and day two picked out the sites we wanted to hop off at. Very easy to use and good value

    Errol M Australia

    5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

    I took the 2-day option. This was good value for money. It gave me flexibility and the opportunity to see the attractions that I was interested in and at a pace that suited me. The on-board audio commentary was informative and not over-burdened with useless trivia. The stops were well-spaced and the buses were easy to locate.

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