Tickets for Hop-on Hop-off Bus Istanbul 48H + Bosphorus Cruise

48-hour access to all the city sights, plus a relaxing cruise on the Bosphorus

Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
Instant ticket delivery
Duration: 1h 15min
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide: Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
Smartphone tickets accepted

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Health and safety measures are in place so you can enjoy culture with confidence.



  • Enjoy pre-recorded commentary on an audio guide in several languages, and learn the history of Istanbul
  • Use your ticket as much as you like for 48 hours with two different bus routes, spanning both Europe and Asia
  • Take a leisurely boat cruise along the Bosphorus and see Istanbul's sights from a whole new perspective


Just download your smartphone ticket before you arrive and make sightseeing in Istanbul easy! The Hop-on Hop-off Bus Istanbul drops you near all the city's top attractions for 48 hours. Get to grips with Turkish culture and tradition on the City Tour (Red Route) and the Golden Horn Tour (Blue Route).

When you're done, hop on a boat cruise and glide along the beautiful Bosphorus for jaw-dropping views of Istanbul from the water. See Dolmabahçe Palace, Valens Aqueduct, Taksim Square and more.


Points of interest

Landmarks you'll see:

What's included

48-hour access to both routes of the hop-on-hop-off buses
2-hour Bosphorus Cruise
Miniatürk Park
Naval Museum
Audio guide on the buses (available in English, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, French, German, Italian & Spanish)
Free WiFi on the bus

What's not included

Food & drinks
Additional info


  • Red Route: Every 30 minutes
  • Blue Route: Every 60 minutes

Amendment policy

  • Changes may be possible for this ticket


Sultanahmet Square
Binbirdirek Mh., Sultan Ahmet Parkı No:2, 34122, Istanbul
Sultanahmet Square
Binbirdirek Mh., Sultan Ahmet Parkı No:2, 34122 Fatih, Istanbul
  • Swap your smartphone voucher with a Big Bus representative at Sultanahmet Square, in front of the Blue Mosque (stop 1 on the Red Route & stop 20 on the Blue Route) for a paper ticket
  • Show the paper ticket inside the hop-on-hop-off bus & the boat cruise, and at the entrance of Maniatürk & the Naval Museum


Opening hours

Red Route
Thursday 09:15 - 16:45
Friday 09:15 - 16:45
Saturday 09:15 - 16:45
Sunday 09:15 - 16:45
Monday 09:15 - 16:45
Tuesday 09:15 - 16:45
Wednesday 09:15 - 16:45
Blue Route
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00

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