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City Sightseeing Newcastle

Railway Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 228 8900
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Great way to see the city

This bus tour is a great way to see the city. Very friendly driver and got a discount for taking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna N
via mobile
Very good value

We really enjoyed our trip on this. We got on it with our huge suitcase at the station and got off... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynne C
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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Railway Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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+44 191 228 8900
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bus tour is a great way to see the city. Very friendly driver and got a discount for taking another tour in another city. The tour was very informative and had lots of stops if you wanted to get on and off. A great...More

Thank Donna N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our trip on this. We got on it with our huge suitcase at the station and got off at the Quayside where we were given great directions to our hotel by the driver. We got on again the nett morning and did...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we have been on the red buses all over the world but never in our hometown so we went on it as a bit of fun. Doesn't run too often so check timetable. Only £8 so a nice way to fill an afternoon. Learned...More

Thank Lillies83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a group of 6 adults, some with mobility issues we quite often choose the Hop on Hop off bus tours as an easy way of getting our bearings when we have a city break. We took the full hour tour which we found interesting,...More

Thank diytours
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Nowhere on the City Sightseeing website did it give the exact start address or the timetable. The hop-on hop-off bus runs 7 days a week from Bewick street near Central Station. Open-top double-decker buses run from 1030 every half hour, with the last circuit starting...More

Thank Clive W
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Driver was welcoming and suggested best place to get off and on to see the (new) "Millennium Bridge" at opening time. We enjoyed the tour and decided to do part of the tour again later, as the tickets were "all day". Unfortunately, the map that...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

At the time of writing this review the service only operated at weekends starting at 10.30 am. It was a good way to explore the city and in particular, Quayside which has the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, The Tyne, High Level, Swing bridges and...More

Thank jasminew732
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Starts at the bus stop opposite the Central station. Takes about an hour and gives you a bit of history and an idea of what there is to see in Newcastle. We did this first, and it helped us get our bearings. The commentary is...More

2  Thank gilliana85
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A decent enough trip around the city, but not great value for money. Yes, it is less expensive than City Sightseeing in a lot of other cities, however this is a fairly limited service, operating one route only, and only running every 30 minutes during...More

1  Thank Englishman-in-theUSA
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Not expensive at £6 for a Senior Citizen I will concede, but compared to a number of other Hop on Hop off buses in other cities in the U.K and in other countries this was pretty average. Bus had seen better days, commentary was audible...More

Thank Graham W
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Rachel k
17 July 2016|
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Response from belleretraite | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the tickets on the bus (cash) or buy them on line up to 3 months ahead of time on the citysightseeing website ! Prices are 8 pounds for adult , 6 for senior and 4 for children (5-15) . We did not find any counter... More
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