We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Madrid City Tour

Neighbourhood:
Paseo del Prado
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
Address: Calle Felipe IV s/n, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 902 02 47 58
Website
Today
10:00 - 18:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Madrid City Tour is the touristic bus to discover the history and...

Madrid City Tour is the touristic bus to discover the history and emblematic monuments of Madrid. Our 'Hop on & Hop off'bus service will take you to the most important places and you will be able to stop and get on again as many times as you wish.

We offer you two routes because we want to assure you accomplish your sightseeing holidays.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$23.96*
and up
Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 753 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 43
    Poor
  • 32
    Terrible
Good hop on option in Madrid

This hop on bus has an organized map of stops & good information on headsets. I only did the city center tour.

Reviewed 2 days ago
cbmbama
,
SanAntonio,TX
via mobile

Similar Things to Do in Madrid

Add Photo Write a Review

753 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 283: English reviews
SanAntonio,TX
Level Contributor
105 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hop on bus has an organized map of stops & good information on headsets. I only did the city center tour.

Helpful?
Thank cbmbama
Winter Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
455 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 591 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

OK, this is similar to Hop-on-Hop-off tours we have done other places. It is ok if you are looking for a ride around Madrid with the ability to get off and explore at various historic sites. It is nice that they have a historic route and a modern route, and that you can switch between the 2; but no way... More 

Helpful?
Thank REVoigt
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We waited for 1nd stop for 30 min nothing arrived, went to stop 5 another 30 min and nothing. Someone called and No one picked the phone. We have to take a taxi. Second day I complained to person selling tickets and she asked me to talk to person at first stop. The lady there was rude and unappologetic. Moreover... More 

Helpful?
Thank anand4you
Scotland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I definitely would not recommend this. A complete waste of money. The reality of the city tour is it doesn't cover that big an area and you don't see that much. Much better to walk and if too far for you, catch the metro. We caught it on Calle Mayor the first day and it was a shambles trying to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Grantie
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since i normally don't plan when I get on a trip, especially in major city, a city bus tour will help me get an overall idea first and then decide what to do. Overall, I is ok to take one day pass to get a feel. Not worth the 2 day pass. Since most of places are easy access on... More 

Helpful?
Thank l2005x
Costa Rica
Level Contributor
54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a fun tour! About half an hour, got to see most important parts of the city, we enjoyed it! 12 euros per adult and 8 pero child!

Helpful?
Thank Stephanie P
Strasbourg, France
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i did the route 2 today....boring, you dont see interesting things....and the staff was quite unfriendly....there are best things to do while in Madrid...

Helpful?
Thank VinceStrasbourg
Antonio B, Gerente at Madrid City Tour, responded to this review

Dear VinceStrasbourg, Thank you for taking your time in sharing this review on TripAdvisor, Madrid City Tour routes allow our customers to see the most symbolic places of Madrid. We regret that you didn't find this route interesting, but our company offer other routes that can be done with the same ticket. We want our customers to feel comfortable and... More 

Hampshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
320 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought a two day ticket for use on a Wednesday and Thursday and decided to do the two different tours on the two days. On day one the traffic was so bad we'd hardly travelled any distance after an hour so decided to just get off and walk round. The time we were on the bus was punctuated by... More 

Helpful?
Thank SLKmaniac
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Level Contributor
22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much of the tour was cut out due to various demonstrations and roads being closed. This is not their fault and they do put notices onto the bus stops, but speaking to locals this happens every weekend so I would suggest taking this tour during the week. It gives you an overview of the city however the tour guide via... More 

Helpful?
Thank SteakandFries
Sequim, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I bought my tickets online, which were a little cheaper. The audio worked great and there were many languages to choose from. The stops were convenient and the buses were on time. It was warm below when we were chilled above but the view is better up top. I plan to do this in every city I can.

Helpful?
Thank gmarunde

Travellers who viewed Madrid City Tour also viewed

Madrid, Community of Madrid
 
Madrid, Community of Madrid
Madrid, Community of Madrid
 

Been to Madrid City Tour? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Madrid City Tour and other visitors
23 questions
Ask a question
Lincoln, United Kingdom
8 months ago

See all questions (23)

Questions? Get answers from Madrid City Tour staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?

Staying in Paseo del Prado

Neighbourhood Profile
Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de Cibeles and Círculo de Bellas Artes cultural centers are other artsy hangouts to check out, with rooftop bars that provide impressive views of the city. While the Paseo del Prado and its roundabouts form a busy throughway in Madrid, a broad green pedestrian park in the middle is a calm and gorgeous place for a relaxing stroll. Just east of the museums, the Retiro Park is always a confluence of activity as families and friends of all ages take to the pretty paths and lawns to stretch their legs or to have a picnic.
Explore this neighbourhood