Madrid City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off

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Madrid City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off
from USD $26.96
Visit Madrid at your own pace aboard one of our double-decker red buses. Hop-on and hop-off as many times as you wish through the day with a single ticket. Switch routes and discover the history of Madrid through an audio guide system. Now available in 14 different languages!
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In Brief

Madrid, Spain
60 to 80 minutes
Important InfoInfo

Route nº 1 (Blue color)

Route Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stops on the Route nº 1 (Blue color):
  • Museo Del Prado - Jardín Botánico
  • Puerta De Alcalá
  • Salamanca
  • Plaza de Colón
  • Cibeles
  • Calle Gran Vía
  • Plaza de España
  • Templo De Debod
  • Teatro Real
  • Palacio Real
  • Puerta de Toledo
  • San Francisco El Grande
  • Catedral de la Almudena
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Círculo De Bellas Artes
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
  • Real Jardín Botánico
  • Museo Nacional del Prado
Attractions on the Route nº 1 (Blue color):

Plaza Mayor

Operates: The operational frequency, depending on the season of the year, ranges approximately between 7 and 15 minutes. High season (March-October): 9am-10pm Low season (November-February): 10am-6pm

Route nº 2 (Green color)

Route Duration: 1 hour

Stops on the Route nº 2 (Green color):
  • Neptune Fountain
  • Cibeles
  • Plaza de Colón
  • Museo Arte Público
  • Museo Ciencias Naturales
  • Nuevos Ministerios
  • Santiago Bernabéu
  • CSIC
  • Lázaro Galdiano Museum
  • Serrano
  • Museo Arqueológico
  • Puerta De Alcalá
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Plaza de las Cortes
  • Neptune Fountain
Attractions on the Route nº 2 (Green color):

Fuente de Neptuno

Operates: The operational frequency, depending on the season of the year, ranges approximately between 7 and 15 minutes. High season (March-October): 9am-10pm Low season (November-February): 10am-6pm


  • 1- or 2-day hop-on hop-off bus tour (depending on option selected)
  • Discount booklet
  • Tour map/guidebook
  • Air-conditioned double-decker open top motor-coaches.
  • Multilingual digital audio system


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Returns To

You may disembark at any of the available stops.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Buses are adapted for passengers with reduced mobility. The features include an automatic access ramp, reserved space for wheelchairs with safety clamps and fastenings, and an extended ramp and kneeling system to the right of the bus
  • Hop-on hop-off tickets are not available for infants aged from 0 to 6 years old, as passes are free of charge
  • Please note that due to some building works in the area, the Puerta de Alcalá stop will be temporarily cancelled
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Never a Bad time on the Hop on bus, we used it to get about city, very comfortable and informative. best tour hands down
• Submitted 24 Sep 2019
I rode the Hop On, Hop Off Bus in Madrid a lot and it was very nice. I enjoyed seeing the sites as I do every place I go. The Hop On, Hop Off Bus Tour is one of the best tours to have. I highly recommend it.
• Submitted 19 Sep 2019
Luckily the pick up point was only two blocks from our hotel. The audio is very informative. It is a great way to see the city
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
Best thing to buy if you are in Madrid for 2 days or more.. we used it thr whole day to get to places. We would jump on and off instead of public transportation bcz it would pass bY every 8 min.. I was traveling with 2 kids (8 and 6) a 15vyr old teenager and my parents (70 yrs old) and I would recommend it to anyone.. will def use again if I come back
• Submitted 20 Aug 2019
I would highly recommend the Hop on Hop Off Bus. It was very convenient with no problems at all. I will continue to do this when traveling abroad.
• Submitted 19 Aug 2019
This tour is highly recommended if you want to visit the city. The bus is pretty frequent and staffs are very nice.
• Submitted 07 Aug 2019
The Hop on Hop Off city tour is one of the best ways to see the sights of Madrid all in one. Very convenient and relaxing while seeing the view and culture of the city.
• Submitted 07 Aug 2019
It’s a great way to get around and see the history of Madrid and the beautiful architecture. The fun part about it you can get off and on as many times as you want.
• Submitted 18 Jul 2019
Dated of Joined 10 May 2019 Tired of waiting for the blue route, wasting 2 hours at Calle de Felipe IV, s/n, 28014 Madrid, Spain, we can only get out of the bus by bus, because there is not enough time, we choose the seat on the bus until we want to have lunch, leave the bus but still can finish it , we stop at La Osa y el Madroño, Puerta del Sol, 1, 28013 Madrid for lunch after interchange to Green route,same the place with Glue route.After lunch we quickly to join Green route, but we can't finish the visit place on the green route, because the blue route has wasted our time for 2 hours waiting at the bus stop. It is overcrowded and need to take turns for buses. Sorry, I wrote a comment late because I just returned from overseas. Viator trust and secure.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Buses were very regular, a great way to get around a busy city. Stops were at the right locations and staff on board extremely helpful.
• Submitted 23 Oct 2019
I had an extended layover passing through Madrid. This tour was super easy to get to without a car, I was able to take both lines of the tour, seeing new and old parts of the city. A great way to see a lot of the city with little time! Would definitely recommend.
• Submitted 29 Mar 2019
Picked up right outside the hotel (one block away) and took us to all if the sites. I would recommend checking to ensure the sites are not under renovation before booking tickets to them (Sagrada, Park Guell, etc.)
• Submitted 08 Oct 2018
The tour provided an excellent overview of Madrid and was especially well done. The audio was clear and the volume was good. The historical comments were well timed. The GPS worked as expected.
• Submitted 27 Sep 2018
Great price for 2 day ticket for senior! Good overview with stops at important sites. Headphones in varied languages and a canopy on upper deck of bus
• Submitted 24 Sep 2018
We are able to get the different site with ease being in busy city like Madrid . I would recommed this tour to see the city .
• Submitted 17 Sep 2018
Enjoyed the people, food, city, drinks and entertainment. Will be visiting over and over again. Already planning our next trip.
• Submitted 05 Sep 2018
Staff was very nice and can speak English which is very helpful
• Submitted 29 Jul 2018
Excellent choice! There were a couple of other similar hop-on hop-off buses, but Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Tour was the best option. I was pleased to see those red buses everywhere. Also, the buses started early and did not stop until 10:00 p.m. This was a convenient way to get my bearings of Madrid to plan my visit.
• Submitted 25 Jul 2018
My boyfriend and I used the Hop-on Hop-off Bus as a way to see Madrid our first day in the city. Super easy to use because it stops at so many locations; you can get off at any location and get back on at any time and only have to wait a few minutes for the next bust to come. Only confusing bit was how difficult it was to hear what each stop was due to the poor speaker system. I recommend printing out the locations list before getting on the bus. Would recommend to anyone looking to hit the major attractions!
• Submitted 22 Jul 2018
I found this to be a fantastic way to become familiar with the city. The first day in Madrid I took both loops. I used th bus again, later in the trip to see the historical sites instead of separate taxis. For the most part it worked great! The last day, the busses did become too crowded to be reliable but overall it was great. The buses were clean and they all had charging ports for my phone.
• Submitted 19 Jul 2018
We purchased a two day trip and was able to drive through the first day and determine what we wanted to hop off of the next day and spend more time. They had workers on the bottom half of the bus who would come on the intercom and let you know what the next stop would be and what you would see there which helped so you would know your correct stop. I would highly recommend this tour group.
• Submitted 12 Jul 2018
We purchased the 2 day hop on hop off bus and went on both the Historic and Modern tour. There are two types of buses they use one this tour, one allows for easy views from the top with open views the other has a bar that is right at eye level preventing a good view. It was also hard to locate the stops, there is a tiny sticker indicating it is a stop. They really need to leverage technology like the Seville Red Hop on Hop off that provides bus tracking within the app as well as the location of the stops within an app that leveraged the phones GPS.
• Submitted 10 Jul 2018
This tour took us to the most important points in the city. No hassle getting on and off. Great staff too. I would definitely recommend it.
• Submitted 10 Jul 2018
My husband and I have been traveling all over Italy and Spain and we live these buses. Perfect way to start your stay in a new city. Helps you decide what you want to see.
• Submitted 10 Jul 2018