Busforus Hop-On Hop-Off Panoramic Bus Tour with Entrance Ticket

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Busforus: Asia to Europe Panoramic Bus Tour with Entrance Ticket

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Easiest Way to Discover Istanbul from Europe to Asia

The red double-decker hop-on-hop-off buses are the most popular way of discovering cities all around the world but in Istanbul, it is much more special because it allows you to travel through 2 continents while seeing amazing places! Within a 24-hour period, you are free to get on and off the bus as many times as you choose at any of the 12 stops that are close to the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, and a number of other important historical sites. With the sanitary kit, headphones, vehicle service attendant, and internet access, just relax and explore the magnificent places of Istanbul! 

With Istanbul Tourist Pass®, Busforus Hop on Hop off Panoramic City Tour is discounted for you! 

About The Busforus Hop-On Hop-Off Panoramic Bus Tour with Entrance Ticket

Mobile ticketing - No need for printed voucher, we're digital!

Duration - 24 hours, unlimited bus rides

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Unlimited access to buses during 24 hours 

12 bus stops to get on and off on both Asian and European sides

Comfortable, clean, and safe buses 

Audio commentary in English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Persian, and Turkish

Amazing views throughout the journey


Discounted Busforus Hop On Hop Off bus ticket

Hygienic kit and headphones

English speaking service attendant 

Free internet access on the bus

Hygienic kit

Catering package

Unhindered travel comfort for people with disabilities

About Busforus Hop On Hop Off Panoramic Bus Tour

Istanbul is a fascinating city with many amazing things to see and do. Istanbul attracts visitors from all over the world who want to see its ancient legacy. With its wide variety of mosques and striking architecture, Istanbul is captivating. See Istanbul's beauty by taking a hop-on hop-off bus tour. You can learn about well-known attractions from audio commentary in eight different languagesEnglish, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Persian, and Turkish.

Get on a red two-decker bus and take in Istanbul's attractions while traveling through the city from Europe to Asia. You can get on and off at any stop to easily tour the city's top attractions. There are 12 stops all around the city so you will freely discover the city and spend as much time as you'd like at any stop. One of the best things about this tour is that you will pass the Bosphorus Bridge by bus so you can witness the amazing beauty of the Bosphorus from the top!

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Hours & Meeting

Busforus Hop-on-Hop-off Bus Istanbul runs every weekday between 10 AM - 5 PM

Departures from Sultanahmet: 10:00 - 11:00 - 12:00 - 13:00 - 14:00 - 15:00 - 16:00 - 17:00

Full Loop: 2 hours 30 minutes

(Timings, frequency, and route may vary due to traffic, weather, and other unforeseen circumstances.)

How To Get There?

Busforus departures start at 10.00 AM every weekday from Sultanahmet Square and go on every hour until 5 PM. The first stop of Busforus Buses is Sultanahmet Square but you can get on and get off at any stop you'd like during a 24-hour period. 

Busforus Bus stops in order by route:

  • Sultanahmet
  • Eminönü
  • Karaköy
  • Galataport
  • Dolmabahçe Palace
  • Naval Museum
  • Beylerbeyi Palace
  • Beşiktaş Bazaar
  • Taksim Meydan
  • Şişhane
  • Spice Bazaar
  • Sultanahmet

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All About Busforus Hop-On Hop-Off Panoramic Bus Tour with Entrance Ticket

The easiest, most comfortable, and definitely the most budget-friendly way of discovering all around Istanbul is to take a hop-on-hop-off bus! With famous and comfortable Busforus red two-decker tour buses, you can easily explore Istanbul's major attractions. And you can travel among amazing attractions included with Istanbul Tourist Pass® easily. Just imagine for a moment: join a guided Hagia Sophia Tour in the morning, then take the bus and go to Galata Tower and use your free entry, then get on the bus again at Sishane and continue your journey! Many possibilities and all you need is an Istanbul Tourist Pass®!

Visit the attractions that pick your interest and ignore the ones that don't. You will have fantastic open-air views of the city the entire time. Sultanahmet, Eminonu, Taksim Square, Bosphorus Bridge, and Spice Market are among the places you can visit. Learn about all of Istanbul's top attractions in detail with an audio guide. Skip the hassle of using public transportation and expensive taxis. The hop-on-hop-off bus tour, hop-on hop-off bus tours, hop-on hop-off bus Istanbul map, hop on hop off bus turkey,  hop on hop off bus Turkey, Istanbul hop on hop off bus tour, bus tour Istanbul.

Hop on Hop off as Much as You'd Like

At the designated stops, you can take as many Istanbul bus tours as you likeYou may organize your day any way you choose with the help of hop-on, hop-off bus tours around Istanbul. You can travel the entire journey in a day and find new locations using your current position. To resume where you left off, all you have to do is wait for the next bus. It is great because you don't need to follow a certain route but you can get off the bus and get on again wherever you'd like among the designated stops. 

Multilingual Audio Guides

There are audio guides prepared for you in eight languages about the locations you need to know in Istanbul. On the routes that must be seen and visited, it follows you with clear pre-recorded guides about museums, palaces, parks, bazaars, mosques, bridges, and squares. With a fresh set of free headphones that the bus hostesses will give you as you board, you can relax and continue your adventure in Istanbul.

Routes and Stops for You

Busforus operates on a route that circles Istanbul's most well-known tourist attractions. Using Sultanahmet as its starting and ending point, this route travels between 11 stops across a 30-kilometer radius. Starting from the Sultanahmet stop, Busforus buses go in a circular route that stops at Eminonu, Karakoy, Galata Port, Dolmabahce Palace, Naval Museum, Beylerbeyi Palace, Besiktas Bazaar, Taksim Square, Sishane, Spice Bazaar, and then returns to Sultanahmet. Here are all the hop on hop off bus tour stops and what-to-do recommendations for you! You will love this Busforus hop-on-hop-off bus tour!

Sultanahmet: Both the majestic Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia Mosque are located in Sultanahmet. You can have a guided Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, and Byzantine Hippodrome tour while you are around. The streets of this well-known area are lined with shops, hotels, and authentic restaurants.

Eminönü: The heart of the city Eminönü bustles with movement as passenger boats disembark at the ferry docks close to the city's bazaars. The Grand Bazaar's halls are a brilliant jumble of carpets, fabrics, lamps, and jewelry, while the Spice Bazaar, is a colorful tangle of carpets, textiles, lamps, and jewelry with booths full of fruit, teas, and spices. Have a guided Grand Bazaar tour and it will definitely make your day!

Karaköy: In the thriving harborside neighborhood of Karaköy, local bakeries, and family-run businesses coexist with trendy cafes and late-night cocktail bars. In Ottoman-era buildings covered in street art, young fashion designers' workshops and boutiques can be found. There is also a burgeoning modern art gallery scene. Kiliç Ali Paşa Mosque and French Passages are worth seeing while you are around!

Galataport: Galataport is a huge cruise port and a great mall in Istanbul's Galata neighborhood. There are various shops, restaurants, cafes, and art galleries in this massive area with a great Bosphorus zone. It is a great place to enjoy delicious food and shop at luxurious boutiques. 

Dolmabahçe Palace:  Get ready to dive into thousands of wonderful stories, legends, treasures, and sultans' life! You will be amazed by Dolmabahce Palace, the blue hall, and the pink hall. Exploring Dolmabahce Palace in the best way is so easy with the Istanbul Tourist Pass® guided tours! You will enjoy hearing the hidden stories, architecture, and history of Dolmabahce Palace with informative guides!

Naval Museum: Naval Museum is a national maritime museum that is situated in the Beşiktaş neighborhood. An important collection of Ottoman Navy-related military artifacts can be found in the museum. There is a nice cafe also inside the museum. 

Beylerbeyi Palace: The Beylerbeyi Palace, whose name translates to "Lord of Lords," is situated on the Asian side of Istanbul. Beylerbeyi was a vacation house for the Imperial Ottomans built between 1861 and 1865, and it is presently located directly north of the First Bosphorus Bridge. It is an amazingly decorated palace and a must-see 

Beşiktaş Bazaar: Beşiktaş is a colorful and vibrant neighborhood full of small shops, cafes, and boutiques. The center of the Beşiktaş is known as Beşiktaş Çarşı and it is like a bazaar all around. As you walk into Beşiktaş, you'll be greeted with a rainbow of colors and warm smiles. Especially in the evenings the restaurants, pubs, and meyhanes are full of people enjoying their beer or rakı. 

Taksim Meydan: Taksim Square which is home to the Republic Monument, is a vibrant district for dining, shopping, and nightlife. The city's principal pedestrian area, Istiklal Caddesi, is lined with 19th-century structures that house worldwide retail giants, theaters, and cafes. Historical trams run along this street. Bars, antique stores, and rooftop restaurants with views of the Bosphorus may be found throughout the intricate network of side streets.

Şişhane: A neighborhood that was previously solely known for its lighting stores is quickly changing, gaining some of the most beautiful historic structures and becoming immensely accessible thanks to the new metro station. You can walk around Pera and even for a little walk, you can visit Galata Tower. Don't forget to get your free ticket to Galata Tower with Istanbul Tourist Pass®.

Spice Bazaar: One of the biggest covered bazaars in the world after the Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar is an amazingly colorful and vibrant place for you to buy souvenirs, spices, herbal teas, and more. While you are around, see the various narrow streets near Spice Bazaar. 

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By having the Istanbul Tourist Pass®, you can visit more than 100+ attractions in Istanbul. You can save huge amount of time and money by not waiting in the long queues or paying fees at the entrances of the museums or for other facilities and activities. You can buy the Istanbul Tourist Pass®️ for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 or 10 days. So many attractions are available with Istanbul Tourist Pass®️ such as Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia, Dolmabahçe Palace, Sapanca Lake daily tour, Dinner on the Bosphorus, Istanbul Airport Shuttle etc. included in the pass. For more details and updated attractions available with the pass can be found on website.

Busforus Hop-On Hop-Off Panoramic Bus Tour with Entrance Ticket Frequently Asked Questions

Is there hop on hop off bus in Istanbul Turkey?

Yes, Busforus Buses are hop on hop off buses running through tourist destinations in Istanbul Turkey.

How does hop on hop off bus work?

With your tickets for hop-on hop-off bus, you can get on and off the buses as much as you'd like in a 24-hour period. There are 12 stops around Istanbul where you can get on and get off.

How often is the hop in hop off?

Busforus bus departures start at 10 AM every weekday from Sultanahmet Square and go on every hour until 5 PM. There are 11 other stops through the route you can get on and off.

Which bus service is best in Istanbul Turkey?

Busforus is the only hop on hop off bus service you can use in Istanbul, and although there is no way to compare, Busforus has a good service.

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