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Manchester Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Sightseeing Tour

From US$15,67
  • See Manchester’s major attractions in the space of a single tour
  • A hop-on hop-off bus tour gives you the ultimate sightseeing flexibility
  • Your tickets are valid for up to 24 hours
Manchester Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Sightseeing Tour
From US$15,67
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Winter 2017/2018Most Popular
90 min Sightseeing tour of Manchester
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Sightseeing Manchester 11:15am
Discover the city’s heritage and how it has grown to be the progressive hub it is today with the 90-minute, 15-stop hop-on hop-off, sightseeing Manchester bus tour.
From US$15,67
Sightseeing Manchester 10:30am
Discover the city’s heritage and how it has grown to be the progressive hub it is today with the 90-minute,15-stop hop-on hop-off sightseeing Manchester bus tour.
From US$15,67
See more of Manchester in less time—and enjoy flexibility in your sightseeing schedule—with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Tickets are valid for 24 hours, so disembark when and where you wish. The bus tour sets off from the city center and includes Manchester’s top attractions, from the Neo-Gothic Town Hall to the National Football Museum. Learn about the sights as you go, thanks to the included audio commentary.
What to Expect

Tours start from opposite Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, in Manchester city centre, and serve 14 other stopping points along the route, including Piccadilly Bus Station (stop R, close to Wetherspoons). You can hop on, or hop off at any stop along the route.

The 15 stop hop-on hop-off tour has been carefully planned to take you round some of Manchester’s key sights including Town Hall Manchester, National Football Museum, Museum of Science and Industry and Manchester United Football Club.

Tours run every day apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day, or New Years Day.

English commentary is provided by 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Lost' actor Dominic Monaghan.

Your ticket is valid for 2 calendar days - the date shown above and the following day and you can board any Sightseeing Manchester branded bus during this time. There is one main tour route with recorded commentary in English. For other languages there is a free app which can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play.

Reviews (36)
1 - 5 of 33 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good value at £6 for laps for two days but needs improvement

In winter only three trips run so not much use of hop on off is possible. The round trip takes 90 mins but doesn’t include Etihad. Why not? A big frustration is it tells you about some interesting places just as it drives away. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bdenhow
Reviewed 7 November 2018
Worth the trip

We did the tour in two halves, with a stop off at Salford Quays. The service was punctual, and the audio was very informative (and available on the app too if needed). My only mistake was to book our tickets through an intermediary, when I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
9  Thank alisonn638
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile
Get a tram!

Awful. Poor value. Sound quality poor. Driver gave wrong details meaning we missed last bus. Better getting tram.

3  Thank gthomson2018
Reviewed 18 September 2018
Good ride.

Never been to to Manchester before and thought you have got to try and see all you can. Glad we did plenty to view, hop on and off when you wanted to see more. Good value.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Irene P
Reviewed 18 September 2018
great idea

The best way to see Manchester and area. I had it planned for a day that poured rain, so did not get off but was still worth the trip!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Heather F
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Jerry S
26 September 2018|
Response from Irene P | Reviewed this property |
The bus we hopped on did not go near the airport mainly went in and around the city centre. The train and trams go to and from the airport. Have a great trip😎
Jerry S
26 September 2018|
Response from lgsweetman | Reviewed this property |
No this particular service is around the city and includes a lot of specific sites of interest.
4 September 2018|
Response from lgsweetman | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I can’t help on the parking issue. You can get on at different points. The best site for information about the bus. Look up sightseeing in Manchester website.