How long is my ticket valid for?
Tickets are usually valid for 24 hours since the redemption of the E-ticket. However there are also 2 or 3 day tickets for some tours. A 1-day ticket is only valid on the day of redemption during 24 hours . The same rules are applicable for 2-day and 3-day tickets.
The E-ticket can be redeemed within 3 months from the date of purchase. The redemption procedure is very simple: you just have to exchange your printed “E-ticket” for a real “ticket” with the tour operator representative.
Is it possible to buy a ticket in advance?
Yes, you can buy tickets in advance on this website, at the sales department or at the offices of our agents all over the world.
Is there a discount for purchasing a ticket in advance?
No, there isn’t.
Do I have to use my E-ticket on the day of purchase?
No, you don’t. The advantage of our tours is the flexibility. If you purchase a ticket in advance, you can redeem it within 3 months from the date of purchase.
Are there any attractions included in the cost of the ticket?
No, there aren’t. However, the City Sightseeing ticket can provide discounts for some attractions in your city. You can get more detailed information at the local sales departments.
Does my ticket have any additional benefits?
Yes, it does. Always keep your ticket as you can get a discount of 10% for your next City Sightseeing tour in any city within 12 months.
Where can I buy a ticket?
You can buy a ticket on this website, from the bus driver or at the sales office in your city. In some cities, tickets are sold at the tourist information centers.
Can I buy a ticket with a credit card?
You can buy tickets for some tours by a credit card, but in most cases on the buses only cash and cheques are accepted.
Credit cards are accepted while booking tickets online and at the tourist information centers.
Do I have to print out my E-ticket, or can I show it on my smartphone/ iPad?
You HAVE TO print out your E-ticket and take it with you to be able to redeem you real “ticket”. You won't be able to take a tour if you show your E-ticket on your smartphone/iPad.
Will I see all the main attractions in the city?
Yes: the routes are designed in a way that the customers could see all the main attractions in the city.
What is the duration of the tour?
Most tours last for 1 hour. In big cities, tours can last up to 2 hours.
What is Hop on / Hop off?
Double-decker bus tours have specially designed routes to include all the main attractions.
The system Hop on / Hop off gives you the opportunity to get off the bus at any bus stop, go sightseeing and then return to the same bus stop and continue the tour.
Are there any tours between cities?
No, every tour is in one city. Although there are some tours for picturesque countryside trips and sightseeing.
How often do the double-decker buses run?
The buses usually run every 10 minutes in the big cities in summer. In winter, they run less often.
Are the tours held all year round?
In big cities, tours are held throughout the year (except the holidays on Christmas and New Year). Other tours are seasonal. You can get more detailed information on this website or at the sales center.
How many stops does the bus make?
It depends on the city and the length of the route. For example, the bus makes 18 stops in St. Petersburg
How to find the bus stop?
The red buses usually stop at the public transport stops. In any case, the bus stops at certain recognizable objects or signs. You will receive a newsletter with all the necessary information at the beginning of the tour.
When does the tour start and end?
The start and end of the tour vary depending on the season. In general, tours take place from 10:00 to 15:00 in summer and from 9:00 to 19:00 in winter.