Cardiff Discovery Sightseeing Hop-on hop-off bus tour

Cardiff is a dynamic city, labelled as the youngest and fastest-growing capital city in Europe. Sit back and admire all the beautiful monuments and feel free to hop off to explore Cardiff City Centre and Cardiff Bay at your own pace with our hop-on hop-off bus tour.

from £ 15.30
  • Explore Cardiff at your own pace
  • See Cardiff's top landmarks
  • Stunning views and photo opportunities
  • Comfort and safety in the open air
  • Key facts about Cardiff through audio guide
  • Local expert English-speaking tour guides

Every day except the 24th and 25th December

First departure  10:00 AM - Last departure  4:00 PM

Buses every 30 mins

Overview Cardiff Discovery

Hop-on and off to explore all the attractions and famous landmarks in and around Wales' capital city! With 14 bus stops along our route, with our city sightseeing bus you'd be sure to see Cardiff Castle and Bute Park, Principality Stadium, Norwegian Church, Cardiff Bay, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff's Civic Centre and more! Discover the city in a new way with our open top bus.

Cardiff Bay is a great area to explore. With your hop off ticket in hand, jump off the bus, admire the modern Wales Millennium Centre, visit the Craft in the Bay Gallery and the fascinating Cardiff Barrage, or stop for a drink at the Mermaid Quay, ideal for an evening break. If you are looking for a family-friendly activity in this area, you may want to have a look at Techniquest, an interactive science discovery centre including a 360° Planetarium.

Once you have covered Cardiff's Bay area, get back on the bus down Lloyd George Avenue to head to the the city centre. Cardiff City has a combination of designer brands, high street shops and independent stores. The city is a fantastic place to go shopping and is considered one of the top ten shopping destinations in Britain!

Be sure to grab a pair of earphones and listen to our informative multi-lingual audio commentary. Or get amazed by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic local guides!

Don't forget to download our Tootbus app, designed to stimulate and enrich your experience. The app allows you to download your e-ticket and always keep it handy to board, easily find the stops thanks to geolocation, follow our buses in real time, and finally enjoy our free self-guided walking tours to discover the main sights of the city.

Cardiff Discovery Route

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Know before you go Cardiff Discovery

Routes & service

Buses run daily from 10am. Frequency at the stops is 30mins. We will take you past Cardiff Castle, Wales Millenium Centre, Mermaid Quay, Techniquest, The National Museum of Wales, Norwegian Church, Pier Head Buildings and Cardiff Bay

Audio Guide

The audio guide commentary is available in 7 languages on the bus devices; English, Welsh, French, Spanish , Italian, German and Polish

Flexible Tickets

Your needs...our priority! You want to plan your trip but not sure when you can travel? Tickets are valid for up to 6 months from the booking date, so you can book today with peace of mind and travel later. Your plans have changed? You can now amend or cancel your ticket for free of charge during the ticket validity period.

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TripAdvisor Certificates Of Excellence in 2016, 2017 and 2018 as well as TripAdvisor's Travellers Choice in 2020
from £ 17.00
£ 15.30
Free cancellation
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Adult - £ 15.30 £ 17.00
16+ years
Child - £ 10.35 £ 11.50
5-15 years
Family - £ 51.50 £ 57.00
Concession - £ 13.95 £ 15.50
Senior or student
Infant - Free
0-4 years