Hop-on/Hop-off Hamburg

Here you will find information about sightseeing tours by hop-on hop-off bus in Hamburg. We provide information about several providers, their routes, timetables and prices.

You can book the tickets directly with our partners and download them to your mobile phone. We receive a small commission for the sale. The price remains the same for you, of course.

Die Roten Doppeldecker

Hop-on/hop-off Hamburg: Die Roten Doppeldecker
© Die Roten Doppeldecker
  • 1 route in Hamburg (Line A)
  • 20 stops
  • Multilingual audio guide
  • Bus runs every 15-30 minutes
  • Validity 24 hours


Price for persons aged 15 and over: EUR 21.00


Popular Combo Deals


Rot-Gelbe Doppeldecker

Hop-on/hop-off Hamburg: Red and yellow double-decker
© Lina Zavgorodnia/ Shutterstock
  • 1 route in Hamburg (Line C)
  • 14 stops
  • Multilingual audio guide
  • Bus runs every 60 minutes


Price for persons aged 15 and over: EUR 21.00


Die Gelben Doppeldecker

Hop-on/hop-off Hamburg: Die Gelben Doppeldecker
© 1465628471_MKor/ Shutterstock
  • 1 route in Hamburg (Line E)
  • 12 stops
  • Audio guide + live commentary
  • Bus runs every 60 minutes


  • Persons aged 15 and over: € 21.00
  • Children between 6 and 14 years: €12
  • Children up to 5 years: free of charge

Sightseeing Kontor

Hop-on/hop-off Hamburg: Sightseeing Kontor
© Sightseeing Kontor
  • 1 route in Hamburg (Line F)
  • 15 stops
  • Audio guide + live commentary
  • Bus runs every 60 minutes


Price for persons aged 15 and over: EUR 21.00


Popular Combo Deals


If you buy your bus ticket online, you will receive a voucher that you can save on your mobile phone. You then show your digital voucher to the bus staff when you board the bus for the first time. You will then receive your ticket, which is valid for 24 hours from the first journey.


Hop-on/hop-off bus: places of interest

The city on the Alster in the north of Germany has many sights. To see as much as possible, it is a good idea to use a hop-on hop-off bus. You can reach the following sights by bus:

  • Port of Hamburg
  • St Michael's Church
  • Warehouse district
  • Elbphilharmonie
  • City Hall
  • Planten un Blomen
  • Reeperbahn
  • Alster
  • Hamburg Art Gallery
  • St Pauli Landungsbrücken

Simply get off at the nearest stop, visit a place of interest and then continue your journey.

Some attractions do not have their own bus stop. Sometimes you have to plan for a short walk.


Combo Deals: Bus + attraction

With the following combination tickets, you can take a city tour by bus or boat and visit an attraction. You save some money with many combined tickets.

Harbour tour
Port of Hamburg
© NoName/ Unsplash

Hop-on/Hop-off + harbour tour

Take a city tour on the hop-on hop-off bus (Die Roten Doppeldecker) and go on a boat tour of Hamburg harbour. You will receive all tickets immediately on your mobile phone.

Boat trip on the Alster
Hamburg, Alster
© Die Roten Doppeldecker

Hop-on/Hop-off + boat trip on the Alster

Take a city tour on the hop-on hop-off bus (Die Roten Doppeldecker) and go on a harbour tour and a boat trip on the Alster. You will receive all tickets immediately on your mobile phone.

Elbphilharmonie
Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg
© Die Roten Doppeldecker

Hop-on/Hop-off + Elbphilharmonie concert hall

Take a city tour on the hop-on hop-off bus (Die Roten Doppeldecker) and visit the Elbphilharmonie. You will receive both tickets immediately on your mobile phone.

Is a Hamburg city tour worthwhile?

Hamburg is a diverse city with many sights and neighbourhoods worth seeing. However, as it is also a sprawling metropolis, exploring it on foot can be quite strenuous. An organised hop-on hop-off tour, on the other hand, guarantees a relaxed journey from one highlight to the next.

You have the option of getting on and off several times during the tour, allowing you to put together your own itinerary. This allows you to explore the city at your own pace and linger where you like best. Whether it's the breathtaking view from the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, the historic Speicherstadt warehouse district or the colourful hustle and bustle on the Reeperbahn - you decide which hotspots you want to take a closer look at.

Some visitors opt for a complete city tour without getting off the bus. This is probably the most relaxed way to discover Hamburg and get an initial overview.

On sunny days, you can sit on the upper deck with the roof open and watch the highlights of the city pass by.

Hop-on/hop-off bus
© Joseph M. Arseneau / Shutterstock.com

All hop-on hop-off buses are equipped with multilingual audio guides. These provide passengers with exciting background information and stories about the individual stops, making the tour even more impressive and informative. In some cases there is also live commentary.

If you want to enjoy the impressive metropolis on the Alster to the full without having to worry about logistics and planning, a hop-on hop-off tour is the perfect choice.


Die Roten Doppeldecker

Hop-on/hop-off Hamburg: Die Roten Doppeldecker
© Die Roten Doppeldecker

Die Roten Doppeldecker are a classic in Hamburg and have been operating here for a very long time. With 20 stops, they offer the most stops in the city.

As the name suggests, these are red double-decker buses whose upper deck remains open in good weather so that you can enjoy a great all-round view. In rainy weather, the roof can be closed.

There is a multilingual audio guide on board.

Timetable Line A

  • First departure: 09:25
  • Last departure: 16:55
  • Frequency: every 15-30 minutes
  • Duration: approx. 90 minutes

Routes & Stops

Contact Die Roten Doppeldecker

If you have any questions or feedback for the company, you can contact them by phone or e-mail:

  • E-mail: info@die-roten-doppeldecker.de
  • Phone: +49 40 79 61 33 10

If you have any questions about ticket booking, please contact Tiqets.com or GetYourGuide Customer Service (depending on where you booked your ticket).


Rot-Gelbe-Doppeldecker

Hop-on/hop-off Hamburg: Red and yellow double-decker
© Lina Zavgorodnia/ Shutterstock

The company Hamburg City Vision also offers hop-on hop-off tours in Hamburg. The double-decker buses are painted red and yellow and stop at 14 stations in Hamburg.

A multilingual audio guide awaits you on board.

Timetable line C

  • First departure: 8:45
  • Last departure: 5:15 p.m.
  • Frequency: every 30 minutes
  • Duration: approx. 90 minutes
  • Official timetable

There are additional trips on Saturdays at weekends and on some public holidays. Please check the official timetable in advance for the exact departure times.

Routes & Stops

Contact Rot-Gelbe-Doppeldecker

If you have any questions or feedback for the company, you can contact them by e-mail or telephone:

  • E-mail: info@hamburg-stadtrundfahrten.com
  • Phone: +49 40 38 63 95 78

If you have any questions about ticket booking, please contact Tiqets.com or GetYourGuide Customer Service (depending on where you booked your ticket).


Die Gelben Doppeldecker (Line E)

Hop-on/hop-off Hamburg: Die Gelben Doppeldecker
© 1465628471_MKor/ Shutterstock

The yellow double-decker buses are colourfully designed and, like the other buses, have a multilingual audio guide. There is also an audio commentary on every second tour.

The upper deck can be opened when the weather is fine. In bad weather, you will find a warm and dry place in the covered passenger compartment.

Timetable line E

  • First departure: 10:30 a.m.
  • Last departure: 3:30 p.m.
  • Frequency: every 60 minutes
  • Duration: 90 minutes

Routes & Stops

  • 1 Route
  • 12 stops in Hamburg
  • Starting point: Landungsbrücken
  • Map with stops

Contact Die Gelben Doppeldecker

If you have any questions or feedback for the company, you can contact Die Gelben Doppeldecker by e-mail or telephone:

  • E-mail: info@stadtrundfahrthamburg.de
  • Phone: +49 4102 44339

If you have any questions about ticket booking, please contact Tiqets.com or GetYourGuide Customer Service (depending on where you booked your ticket).


Sightseeing Kontor

Hop-on/hop-off Hamburg: Die Gelben Doppeldecker
© Sightseeing Kontor

Sightseeing Kontor operates in Hamburg under the brand "Citytours - the Blue Line F". The upper deck of the double-decker buses can be opened in fine weather so that you can enjoy the wonderful view of the city's landmarks.

In bad weather, the covered passenger compartment provides a warm and dry space.

A multilingual audio guide is available on board the buses.

Tip: In winter, find out about journey times in advance, as buses may not run when demand is low.

Timetable line F

  • First departure: 9:45 a.m.
  • Last departure: 4:45 p.m.
  • Frequency: every 60 minutes
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Official timetable

Routes & Stops

Contact to Sightseeing Kontor

If you have any questions or feedback for the company, you can contact them by phone or e-mail:

  • Phone: +49 40 181300440
  • E-mail: info@sightseeing-kontor.de

If you have any questions about ticket booking, please contact Tiqets.com or GetYourGuide Customer Service (depending on where you booked your ticket).

en_GBEN