Tickets for Hop-on Hop-off Bus Istanbul 24H + Bosphorus Cruise

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

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What's included
24-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)
Complementary earphones
Free WiFi on the bus
Food & drinks
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 Miniatürk & the Naval Museum
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket
Opening hours
Red Route
Today:  09:15 - 17:45
Tomorrow:  09:15 - 17:45
Friday:  09:15 - 17:45
Saturday:  09:15 - 17:45
Sunday:  09:15 - 17:45
Monday:  09:15 - 17:45
Tuesday:  09:15 - 17:45
Blue Route
Today:  10:00 - 16:00
Tomorrow:  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
Red Route: 2 hours. Blue Route: 1 hour & 15 min
  • 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 24 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 24 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.

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