We inform about city tours with the hop-on/hop-off bus in Reykjavik. We introduce the only provider and inform about stops, timetable 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.
If you buy your bus ticket online, you will receive a digital voucher that you save on your mobile phone or print out. When you board the bus for the first time, show your ticket to the bus driver. The ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours from the first journey, depending on the option booked.
Hop-on/hop-off bus: places of interest
Besides its breathtaking nature, Reykjavik offers many cultural and historical sights. We have summarised the most popular ones for you here:
- Hallgrims Church
- Perlan Museum
- Harpa Concert Hall
- Lake Tjörnin
- National Museum of Iceland
- Old Town of Reykjavik
- Sólfar (Sundial)
Just get off at the nearest stop, visit a place of interest and then continue your journey.
For some attractions you should plan a short walk. Not all attractions are directly at the bus stop.
Combo Deals: Bus + attraction
With the following combo deals, you can take a city tour on the bus and visit one or more attractions. With many combination tickets you save some money.
Hop-on/Hop-off + Whale Watching
Take a city tour on the hop-on/hop-off bus and watch the whales from the boat. You will receive all tickets instantly on your mobile phone.
Hop-on/Hop-off + Perlan Museum
Take a city tour on the hop-on/hop-off bus and visit the Perlan Museum. You will receive all tickets instantly on your mobile phone.
Hop-on/Hop-off + Gullni hringurinn
Take a city tour on the hop-on/hop-off bus and visit Gullni hringurinn (Golden Circle). Get both tickets instantly to your mobile phone.
Is a Reykjavik city tour worth it?
With the hop-on/hop-off bus you can explore the fascinating capital of Iceland comfortably and flexibly at your own pace.
You can get off at different stops to take a closer look at the sights and then simply get back on to go to the next attraction. This gives you invaluable flexibility and allows you to see the sights of Reykjavik in a relaxed way without having to watch the clock.
In addition, during the ride you will receive interesting information about the city through live commentaries or via headphones available in different languages. These commentaries offer historical facts, cultural insights and anecdotes about the various sights passed during the ride.
In addition, the hop-on/hop-off bus is a great way to enjoy an uninterrupted panoramic view of the city. Reykjavik is known for its impressive architecture, vibrant street art and seaside location. From the top deck of the bus you have an excellent view to admire and photograph all these aspects of the city.
In a single day, you can explore the main sights and attractions without having to hassle with public transport or expensive taxi rides. This is especially practical if you have little time and are only spending one day in the city.
In short, a hop-on/hop-off tour of Reykjavik is the perfect way to get a comprehensive overview of the city, whether you're a curious first-time visitor or a returning guest looking to discover new corners.
City Sightseeing Reykjavik
City Sightseeing is one of the world's largest operators and the only company in Reykjavik offering hop-on/hop-off tours.
Along 16 different stops, the red double-decker buses take you on a tour of Reykjavik. The upper deck can be opened so that you can enjoy the sunshine in fine weather. If it is colder or rainy, you will find a weather-protected seat in the covered interior and can still enjoy the view without restrictions.
In some cases, live multilingual commentaries are offered on board. In any case, a recorded audio guide is available in 8 languages.
- First departure: 9:30 a.m.
- Last departure: 4:15 p.m.
- Frequency: every 45 minutes
- Duration: 75 minutes
Routes & Stops
- 1 Route
- 16 stops in Reykjavik
- Starting stop: Harpa Concert Hall
- Map with all stops
With this hop-on/hop-off tour you can reach all the popular sights of Reykjavik. In winter, however, the buses only run every 45 minutes.
Contact City Sightseeing
If you have any questions for the company or feedback, you can contact City Sightseeing Reykjavik (Reykjavik Excursions):
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Phone: +354 580 5400
If you have any questions about ticket booking, please contact Tiqets.com or GetYourGuide Customer Service (depending on where you booked your ticket).