City Sightseeing Oxford – Open Top Bus Tour and Free Optional Walking Tour


Discover Oxford by City Sightseeing’s open-top bus, to see more of the city with less walking.

Book your tickets TODAY, by selecting the date you wish to start the tour.



The popular City Sightseeing Oxford tour operates from 09:30am – 5:00pm and departs every 30 minutes Mondays – Thursday and every 20 minutes Friday – Sunday. Frequency will increase during the summer and school holidays. See the bus timetable for more details.

Ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours from first use on bus, and you can get on and off at any of the 20 stops on the tour. Download the map for more details on where the stops are located.

The City & University route lasts approximately 1 hour. Pre-recorded commentary in English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Portuguese, and Polish. Kids Club Commentary also available.

The popular Stepping Through Oxford walking tour, in line with the Open Top Bus Tour is included in the price of your ticket. Tours last 45 minutes and will be running at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm (Monday – Thursday) with an additional tour at 2:00pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

English Live Guide on selected departures.

Available all Year Round daily (exc 25/26 Dec and 1 Jan)

** PLEASE NOTE: Online bookings will generate a pre-paid e-voucher which can be used on the bus. You can either show the ticket on your phone or mobile device, or present a printed version. The redemption period is 12 months from date of purchase.