Hop On – Hop Off – City Sightseeing 48 hours

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  • Duration48 Hours
  • Group Size12 Person Max
  • Meeting LocationAusturbakki 2, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

The Reykjavik Tour in 24 hours

Take a bus tour with City Sightseeing and explore Reykjavík at your leisure, with the opportunity to hop on and off at conveniently located bus stops.  This bus pass is valid for 48 hours which gives you plenty of time to explore the best of Reykjavik.

It’s a city that boasts the best of both worlds; a modern, trendy and forward-looking capital whilst at the same time being so close to its unspoiled nature. Reykjavik truly is a magical place to behold.

Reykjavik Museums and Attractions

You might be interested in the different attractions at our stops like Perlan museum to see the Wonders of Iceland exhibition and the Northern Lights Planetarium show or the Whales of Iceland and FlyOver Iceland experience in the Grandi district. Check out our brochure  with a map of all the stops for further information.  

Please note that our Hop On / Hop Off Bus is under maintenance and will not operate from September 6th until September 30th.

What's Included

  • Parking fees
  • Bus fare
  • Free WiFi available
  • Entry or admission fee
  • City Sightseeing ticket valid for 24 hours
  • Admission to Northern Lights Planetarium show at Perlan with audio guide in English
  • Bus fare
  • City Sightseeing audio guide commentary in 8 languages (German, Italian, Swedish, Icelandic, French, Spanish, English & Russian)


  • Food & drinks
  • Entry or admission fee

Reykjavik City Sightseeing Stops

1Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre

The stunning concert hall and conference centre is the latest landmark in Reykjavík and houses both the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera.

2Reykjavik Old Harbour

A colourful busy area with restaurants, shops and cafés. Various boat tours depart from the Old Harbour.

3Reykjavík Maritime Museum

Explore the world of the Icelandic fisheries and coastal culture. The former coast guard vessel Óðinn is also docked there.

4Whales of Iceland / Flyover Iceland

The biggest whale exhibition in the world! Life-sized models, an interactive installation and virtual reality experience. Fun for all ages.

5National Museum of Iceland

The permanent exhibition Making of a Nation – Heritage and History in Iceland is a journey through time, from settlement to the present.

6Lækjargata Hard Rock Café Reykjavik

Lækjargata – literally “stream street” – takes its name from the stream that once ran along the street. The famous Hard Rock Café is located in this street.

7Laugavegur Shopping Street

Strolling down Laugavegur you will find all kinds of shops, restaurants, cafés and bars – something for everyone.

8Kjarvalsstaðir Art Museum

It houses the works of one of Iceland´s most influential and recognized artists, Jóhannes Kjarval. You can also enjoy works from other leading Icelandic and foreign artists.

9Hallgrímskirkja Church

The church spire is 73 m high, thus making this building the tallest one in Reykjavík city. The view from the tower is sublime.

10BSÍ Bus Terminal

Home of Reykjavik Excursions and the Flybus. From here you can join one of the many adventurous day tours heading outside the city or simply take the Flybus to Keflavík International Airport.


A glass dome built on top of six hot water tanks. Inside you will find a restaurant, café and the amazing Wonders of Iceland exhibition. The 360° view from the observation deck is spectacular.

12Kringlan Shopping Mall

Iceland´s first real shopping mall opened its doors in 1987 and currently includes over 180 shops and restaurants along with a cinema and a public library. Next to the mall is the Reykjavík City Theatre.

13Hilton Nordica Reykjavík

The hotel is formerly known as Hotel Esja, a name derived from the dramatically dominating Mt. Esja which provides a stunning backdrop to the capital area.

14Laugardalur Valley

Reykjavík´s housewives and housemaids washed laundry in geothermal hot springs here in Laugardalur until the early 20th century. Today the park is home to a swimming pool, sports centre, botanical garden and the Family Park and Zoo.

15Skarfabakki Harbour (When cruise ships are in port)

From here you can take a boat tour over to Viðey island, stroll along the coastline to downtown Reykjavík or come inside and rent a vehicle for the day at Enterprise rent-a-car. (When cruise ships are in port)  

16Höfði House

Höfði is considered to be one of the most historically significant buildings in Reykjavík. It was the location for the 1986 summit meeting of president Ronald Reagan and the general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, in order to end the Cold War. 

Click here for the City Sightseeing brochure.     

Please note that the City Sightseeing bus is not operated on December 24; 25 & 31. and January 1.