Interesting sides of Hannover

Hop-on Hop-off City Tour

Hop-on hop-off city tour: discover Hannover!

This is the bus tour that shows you many of the most interesting sides of Hannover. This round trip will take you to opulent buildings such as the New Town Hall, show you the Old Town with its picturesque alleys as well as Hannover’s attractive green spaces such as the famous Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen. The tour is offered in a hop-on hop-off system, so that you are free to get on and off the bus at every stop. It is also possible to do a basic round trip. Tickets are availbale at the Tourist Information office or the bus driver.

Audio guide in 10 Languages!
Explanations by an audio guide are available in German, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Dutch, Italian and Polish.

Tickets are available at the Tourist Information (Ernst-August-Platz 8), on the bus & in the online shop (no guarantee for a free seat/no seat reservation).
 

Current notes:

  • Relocation of the New Town Hall bus stop: Due to the construction site, the stop New Town Hall has been moved to the street Friedrichswall.
  • There is a mask requirement during the city tour.
  • Pay attention to a minimum distance of 1.5 meters when boarding and when ever you can during the tour.
  • Please only get in at the front and get out at the back of the bus. Use the front stairs to get to the upper deck. After the tour, please use the back stairs to get out.

Current recommendations:

  • Please register via the Luca app when boarding. You will find the QR code on the front door of the vehicle or in the vehicle near the disinfectant dispenser.
  • If you feel ill, have an elevated temperature or cold symptoms, we recommend that you do not take part in our tour.
  • It must be ensured that you are healthy. Therefore we recommend one of the following documents: A vaccination certificate stating that the 2nd vaccination took place at least 14 days ago or a certificate (not older than 6 months) that you are Corona recovered or a negative rapid test result which is max. 24 hours old.

Information on the tour:

Arrivals - 31.10.21:

stop:We./Th./Fr./Sa.*/So:
 
Tourist Information
 
10.30 am / 12.30 pm / 02.30 pm / 04.30 pm*
Adventure Zoo10.50 am / 12.50 pm / 02.50 pm / 04.50 pm*
Apostel church11.00 am / 01.00 pm / 03.00 pm / 05.00 pm*
Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen11.30 am / 01.30 pm / 03.30 pm / 05.30 pm*
New Town Hall11.45 am / 01.45 pm / 03.45 pm / 05.45 pm*
Old Town Hall11.50 am / 01.50 pm / 03.50 pm / 05.50 pm*
Maschsee northern bank*12.00 pm / 02.00 pm / 04.00 pm / 06.00 pm*
Arrival Tourist Info12.10 pm / 02.10 pm / 04.10 pm / 06.10 pm*

*not available at match day of Hannover 96 (timetable)

Prices

hop-on hop-off ticket 1 day*18,- €
hop-on hop-off ticket 1 day concessionary**:  5,- €

Booking: Online-Booking

*The ticket is valid for one full-paying person from 15 years of age.
**The ticket is valid for one person (children and pupils 4-14 years)

Save 3,- € with the HannoverCard on the hop-on hop-off tickets. The concessionary ticket is not reducible.

Tipps for excursions:
Adventure zoo: Visit the spectacular zoo with seven theme worlds and more than 3,000 animals.
Apostel church: The Lister Meile guarantees the perfect shopping experience. 
Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen: Explore one of Europe‘s most impressive baroque gardens.
New Town Hall: See the 3D town models or take a trip to the dome in a unique curved lift (dome lift only Mar-Oct).
Old Town: The Old Town attracts visitors with picturesque alleys, small boutiques and cosy cafés.
Northern bank of Maschsee Lake: A paradise for water sports and leisure activities of all kinds right in the heart of the city.

Last updated: 4 Aug 2021