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The Original Tours First 100% Electric Open Top Tour Bus in London

The Original Tours 100% Electric Bus is great to hop-on and hop-off and is keeping London Green

The Original Tours have launched their first 100% Electric Open Top Tour Bus in London. This great hop on hop off bus is the next best thing for open top tours in London. The Original tours many years ago quoted themselves as ” around the town for half a crown”. They have since come a long way winning the Travelist choice award from Trip advisor.

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Showcasing London’s iconic sights to tourists and residents of London whilst at the same time being committed to becoming a sustainable brand by reducing its CO2 emissions. The electric battery on the bus takes around 4.5 hours to charge overnight and can travel all day with a range of 150 to 200 kmph .

This new electric bus represents the future for The Original Tour brand, London and the rest of the world.

Electric Open Top Tour Bus in London

Where do The Original London Tour buses go?

The Original Tour London has six different  routes to choose from with the first electric bus scheduled from Victoria. Whether you choose to go on the Electric Open Top Tour Bus in London or one of the other fleet you will see some of Londons best attractions.

Explore the sights of London from the iconic Houses of Parliament to Buckingham palace with panoramic views either side of the bus.

Take the Orange route which is the British museum tour around Shaftesbury Avenue and Covent Garden or maybe the pink West End tour past the V and A or shopping at Harrods

Whichever you choose to visit in London you can do it so easily on  hop-on and off at your own leisure.

Westminster Abbey Electric Open Top Tour Bus in London

Why book a London Original Tour bus?

Part of the fun of doing an Original Tour bus trip is the flexibility. There are buses between 5 to 30 minutes apart depending on which route you choose. The Original Tours London also operate 354 days of the year.

The commentary onboard the bus is a fantastic way to learn about London, from history to nature and unusual facts. Did you know there are 125 species of fish in the Thames? Or that the bell Big Ben in the Elizabethan Tower still has a crack in it? You may be surprised by how much you didn’t know about London Town.

The Original Tours First 100% Electric Open Top Tour Bus in London

How much is an original London bus tour?

Original London bus tour tickets come in 4 forms a day, 24 hour, 48 hour and 72 hour tickets. This gives you great flexibility and plenty of time to get off and visit the sights of London during your tour.

The City Sampler ticket offers unlimited hop-on hop-off access to all of The Original Tour’s bus routes. The City sampler one day ticket costs from £24 and adult. You can also upgrade for just £4 to include another full day making it 24 hours. This includes a hop -on hop- off river cruise pass with free walking tours throw in.

You can also find The Original tours operating in 19 cities worldwide with them leading the way .


The Original Tours First 100% Electric Open Top Tour Bus in London upstairs view


The Original Tours First 100% Electric Open Top Tour Bus in London was a great experience. It is the perfect choice for your visit to London. Why not give it a try?

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I was kindly invited to experience The Original Tours electric bus on its launch day in London. All thought  and opinions are my own and I was not embursed for my review.


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  1. I love several things about this – 1) it’s electric, which is awesome 2) you can get on and off 3) it includes the river and walking tours. Sounds like a great idea for tourists wanting to see London!

  2. I love that electric buses are starting to become a bigger thing, it’s about time! Sounds like this is a great way to see the London sights, especially since you can jump on and off if something catches your attention.

  3. I saw these buses the other week when I was in London, didn’t realise there was electric, how very cool. I will use them next time am in London.

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