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Berlin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours 2024

Sightseeing can be tricky if you want to explore an entire city on your first visit. A hop-on/hop-off bus is a tourist bus that allows you to board and leave whenever you like. Your pass gives you a fantastic opportunity to sightsee at your leisure, without having to stick to a schedule or join a group. This page gives you the details you need before you set out on a hop-on hop-off tour of Berlin.

Why Choose Berlin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours?

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  • Visit Top Landmarks: See all of Berlin’s top attractions from the open-top buses that are ideal for sightseeing.
  • Easy and Convenient: Explore the best of Berlin with just one ticket without worrying about your commute.
  • Save Money: Berlin’s hop-on hop-off bus tours will help you save money as you won’t have to spend on local transport fares to get from one spot to the other.
  • Complimentary Add-Ons: You can get optional walking guides, Spree River cruises, and more with your tickets.
  • Pre-Recorded Commentary: There are audio guides in up to 20 languages, including  English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin. and Brazilian Portuguese to give you information on all the attractions you will visit.

Please check your tickets for more information on the special features and inclusions.

Your Berlin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Options Explained

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City Circle

  • 1, 2, and 3-day hop-on-hop-off bus tour options
  • Access to 26 stops on two routes
  • Audio guide in 20 languages
  • Children's channel in German/English
  • Berlin Route Map Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Spree river boat tour (optional)
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Stromma

  • 24 or 48-hr hop-on-hop-off bus tour options
  • Access to 25 stops on two routes
  • Audio guide in 16 languages
  • Bus Route Map Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Walking tour (April-October)
  • Evening tour (optional)
  • 1h Spree river boat tour (optional)

Berlin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Timetable

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City Sightseeing
City Circle
Stromma
Berlin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

TIMINGS

Red Route: 9:36 AM to 5:44 PM 

Blue Route: 10:15 AM to 4:22 PM

FREQUENCY

Red Route: Every 20 to 30 mins

Blue Route: Every 60 mins

DURATION

Red Route: 2 hours (approx.)

Blue Route? 40 minutes (approx.)

TIMINGS

9:30 AM to 5 PM

Last Departure for a full round: 2:30 PM

FREQUENCY

Every 30 minutes

DURATION

2hrs 30 mins

TIMINGS

Sun-Thur: 10 AM to 5 PM

Fri & Sat: 10 AM to 6 PM

FREQUENCY

Every 15-20 minutes

DURATION

2hrs 30 mins

TIMINGS

Line 1: 9:25 AM to 4:25 PM 

Line 2: 10:10 AM to 4:10 PM

FREQUENCY

Line 1: Every 30 minutes

Line 2: Every 60 mins

DURATION

Line 1: 2 hours (approx.)

Line 2: 40 minutes (approx.)

WALKING TOUR

Time: 11:30 AM (Fri to Sun)

Departure point: Brandenburg Gate (Line 1, Stop 6)

Duration: 60 min

Berlin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Routes

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Highlights of the Berlin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

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KaDeWe

KaDeWe is home to a lot of high-end apparel stores and cafes. If you get down here, visit the Kaufhaus des Westens departmental store or walk to Wittenbergplatz square to see its beautiful Christmas displays.

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Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz is located at the heart of the city. You can see a small section of the Berlin Wall at this stop, and visit the Boulevard der Stars, which is modeled after the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Berlin Wall

This cultural and historical landmark in Berlin has a preserved section of the Berlin Wall with murals. A short walk from this place will lead you to an art museum of the same name as well as the Topography of Terrors museum.

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Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie was a checkpoint between East and West Germany during the days of partitioned Germany. You can visit the BlackBox Museum across the street from the checkpoint to learn more about the Cold War.

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Gendarmenmarkt

Gendarmenmarkt is a historical market square that has a traditional Christmas market during the holiday season. Close by are other landmarks like the Schillerbrunnen, Hugenottenmuseum Berlin, and Französischer Dom.

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Alexanderplatz

This central square is within walking distance of landmarks like the majestic St. Mary's Church, and the imposing Berlin TV tower. You may also visit the Rotes Rathaus town hall and find quite a few eateries in the area.

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Berliner Dom/Berlin Cathedral

Visit the grand Berlin Cathedral, the innovative DDR Museum, and the beautiful Humboldt Forum for a mix of museums and historical architecture. Other attractions here include Lustgarten Park, Altes Museum, and Marx-Engels-Forum.

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Unter den Linden

Unter den Linden is one of the most visually pleasing avenues in Berlin. Lined with Linden trees, the street also has a number of historic monuments. A short stroll away are the Friedrichstraße shopping area and Madame Tussauds Berlin.

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Holocaust-Mahnmal/Holocaust Memorial

Here are the grim monuments that stand as a reminder of the atrocities of the past. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is also close by, as is the Führerbunker with information about Adolf Hitler’s and his death.

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Brandenburg Tor/Brandenburg Gate

Brandenburg Gate archway is an important Berlin landmark. Not far away is the Soviet War Memorial Tiergarten and Sinti-und-Roma-Denkmal memorial estate. The Academy of Arts is located just overlooking the Brandenburg Gate.

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Reichstag Building

The Reichstag Building is the seat of the German parliament. A glass dome with 360-degree views of the city lies atop this Neo-Renaissance parliament house. Close by is the Banner of Unity building and the Republic Square.

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Berlin Central Station/Hauptbahnhof

The Hauptbahnhof or the Berlin Central Station is the heart of Berlin’s transport network. From here, you will be able to visit the Futurium museum as well as the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin.

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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Just across from the Hauptbahnhof is the House of World Cultures, which is a significant art center in Berlin. The TIPI AM KANZLERAMT Theater is close to this stop, as is the Carillon. You can take a walk and see the Tritonbrunnen as well from this stop.

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Victory Column

The victory column lies at the intersection of five roadways and provides great views of the city. The Bismarck-Nationaldenkmal, the Helmut Graf von Moltke Monument, and the Memorial to Albrecht Graf von Roon are all a short distance away.

Berlin Zoo - Hop On Hop Off Tours

Berlin Zoologischer Garten

The Berlin Zoo is the perfect place to visit with children, along with the nearby Aquarium Berlin to explore its marine biodiversity. The C/O Berlin art museum is also a great spot to visit.

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Café Kranzler

Café Kranzler is an eatery with decades of illustrious history behind it, and an excellent place to grab a bite. There are a few shopping outlets in this area. You can also end your day by having dinner at one of the restaurants in the vicinity.

Visitor Tips and Guidelines

  • Research the route of the Hop on hop off tour of Berlin before heading for the trip and mark your priorities.
  • Get your Berlin hop-on hop-off tour tickets in advance online.
  • Set out for your tour as early in the morning as possible. That way, you will be able to take the most number of stops.
  • While some sights in Berlin are free, knowing which sights on your Hop-on hop-off route require advance booking and paid tickets.
  • Dress in relaxing clothing if you are planning to take a lot of stops on your way. Don’t forget to wear comfortable footwear as well.
  • Be flexible with your itinerary. Berlin has gems all over, so be prepared to go out of your planned schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions About Berlin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

Q. Does Berlin have a hop-on hop-off bus tour?

A. Yes, Berlin has two unique hop-on hop-off bus tour, each with their own routes.

Q. Where can I buy Berlin hop-on hop-off tickets?

A. You can purchase Berlin Hop on hop off bus tour tickets online.

Q. Are Berlin hop-on hop-off tickets available online?

A. Yes, you can buy Berlin hop-on hop-off tickets online here.

Q. How much does hop on hop off bus cost in Berlin?

A. There are multiple hop-on hop-off bus tours, most of which begin from €28.

Q. How do hop on hop off buses work?

A. Hop-on hop-off buses are tourist buses that allows you to board and leave whenever you like and sightsee at your own convenience. 

Q. How often are the hop-on hop-off buses in Berlin?

A. Berlin Hop on hop off bus tours run at a frequency of about 15 minutes.

Q. Are there audio guides on the Berlin hop-on hop-off bus tours?

A. Yes, you will get access to an audio guide available in 20 languages for a comprehensive overview of the city.

Q. Are hop-on hop-off bus tours accessibility-friendly?

A. Yes, Berlin hop-on hop-off tours are accessibility-friendly for wheelchair users.