Madrid City Tour – Hop On Hop Off

Madrid City Tour – Hop On Hop Off

The most enjoyable and easiest way to get to know the city is on a double decker bus.

With one ticket, you will be able to hop on and off the bus all day along the route of your choice or switch between routes, admiring the architectural and cultural magnificence of Madrid, with the commentaries offered through a headphones audio system in fourteen different languages (Spanish, Catalan, Gallego, Euskera, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Chinese, Arabic and Japanese).

The operational frequency, depending on the season of the year, ranges approximately between eight and fifteen minutes.

Your ticket is valid for either a full 24 hours (1 Day) or 48 hours (2 Days) depending on which option you choose!

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Tour/Activity Details


1 or 2 days


Please Note: Time shown on availability calendar is for booking purposes only and reflects the earliest boarding time of the day. Your ticket is valid for either 24 or 48 hours and you are free to hop on-hop off at your leisure.

72 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Tour does not include hotel pick-up. Rates are per person in US Dollars. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.


Schedule Notes

November through February - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

March through October - 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

The Routes

Blue Line - Route 1 Stops
(buses stop every 14 minutes November-February, every 8 minutes March-October)

  1. Museo Del Prado
  2. Puerta De Alcala
  3. Barrio De Salamanca
  4. Plaza De Colon
  5. Plaza De Cibeles
  6. Gran Via
  7. Plaza De Espana
  8. Templo De Debod
  9. Teatro Real
  10. Palacio Real
  11. Puerta De Toledo
  12. San Francisco El Grande
  13. Catedral De La Almudena
  14. Plaza Mayor
  15. Puerta De Toledo
  16. Circulo Bellas Artes
  17. Museo Thyssen
  18. Museo Reina Sofia
  19. Jardin Botanico

Red Line - Route 2
(buses stop every 15 minutes November-February, every 9 minutes March-October)

  1. Plaza De Neptuno
  2. Plaza De Cibeles
  3. Plaza De Colon
  4. Museo De Esculturas
  5. Museo De Ciencias Naturales
  6. Nuevos Ministerios
  7. Santiago Bernabeu
  8. C.S.I. Cientificas
  9. Museo Lazario Galdiano
  10. Serrano
  11. Museo Arqueologico
  12. Puerta De Alcala
  13. Alcala
  14. Puerta Del Sol
  15. Plaza De Las Cortes

Important Terms & Conditions for the Madrid Hop On-Hop Off City Bus Tour

  • Purchase of the ticket does not guarantee a seat on a particular bus. If a bus is full, you can wait for the next available bus.
  • Please make sure to consult the bus timetables on board the bus.
  • If a special event or public festival should make it necessary to alter the published timetable, route or frequency, staff on the bus will duly inform passengers of these changes.
  • Bus staff reserve the right to deny boarding to any individual deemed to be disruptive or otherwise unfit for taking the tour.
  • Passengers are totally responsible for any objects brought aboard the bus.
  • Purchase of the ticket includes one set of earphones per person.
  • Passengers should remain seated throughout the excursion for their own safety
  • The following are strictly forbidden:
    • Lifting or waving any objects above head height
    • Throwing any type of objects or packages
    • Adopting any position apart from the normal sitting position on the seats
  • No animals are allowed on board except for guide dogs for the blind.
  • On the days when the tours are canceled due to traffic interruptions, passengers will be informed through notices at the bus stops.
  • On Route 1 the length of the route straight through is approximately 80 minutes, and on Route 2 it is approximately 65 minutes. The frequency of the buses means that you can do the whole route throughout the day until 80 minutes or 65 minutes before the bus service ends for the day. The 4:40 pm and 8:40 pm buses (depending on the season) are the last ones which will allow you to do the whole Route.
  • Passengers will not be entitled to a refund of the purchase price in the event of bad weather, or changes to the bus services due to any event/cause that is beyond the control of the ticket seller or tour operator.
  • You should keep your ticket on you during the route, as a company employee may ask to see it at any time. If you lose it you will not be able to board the bus or continue with the route.
  • Ticket is non-transferable.
  • Tickets are non-refundable.
  • To facilitate access to the service by persons with limited mobility, all the vehicles are equipped with an automatic access ramp, space reserved for wheelchairs, with safety harness and restraints, a continuous lower deck and a kneeling system to rapidly tilt the vehicle to the right.
  • Ticket sellers and tour operator are not responsible for any accidents (bumps, bruises, etc.) while on this tour. Please note that customers must follow certain safety guidelines:
    • Remain seated while the bus is moving.
    • Do not enter or exit the Vehicle until it is completely stopped.
    • Do not smoke, eat, or ingest alcoholic beverages in the vehicles. Do not bring any glass bottles, containers or cups on board the bus.
    • Riders are required to obey the instructions of the Guide and the Driver at all times.

72 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required. Tour does not include hotel pick-up. Rates are per person in US Dollars. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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Use the form below to select the date for your reservation. Calendar defaults to first available date. Please verify your date selection prior to submitting your order.

<< October 2017 >>

If you are unable to select a date, it means the tour is unavailable on that date.

Calendar Key

Rates All rates are in US Dollars

Event Date:

October 21, 2017

Desired Time:

09:00 AM