• open-topManchester Bus Tours

    Hop on board and see Manchester

    View the booking pages for a full list of dates and timings. There is a 10% early bird discount for bus tour bookings made more than 4 weeks in advance.

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    Avoid the queues and secure your tickets online today. Online Bookings will be given priority to top deck seating, up to 1 hour before the tour begins.

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  • Manchester Central Library

    Official Tour of Manchester

    See sights, old & new

    • Manchester Town Hall
    • Manchester United FC
    • Salford Quays
    • Imperial War Museum
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    • First Passenger Railway Station
    • Trafford Park
    • John Rylands Library
    • Manchester City FC
    • Lowry Arts Centre
  • open-topSee Manchester's main sights

    With live tour guide commentary

    In Partnership with "Manchester Guided Tours"
    We provide more than just a great way to travel around the city, the tour is THE essential introduction to Manchester. We invite you to experience the magical sights and sounds of Manchester in a comfortable and secure environment.

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    Avoid the queues and secure your tickets online today.

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  • microphoneLive Local Tour Guides

    No pre-recorded tour information

    Take an entertaining and informative 2-hour bus tour with us on an open-top bus, to visit the main sites in the city centre as well as the surrounding districts.

    A professionally qualified, experienced, local guide - provided by Manchester Guided Tours - provides full commentary in English on our open top bus tours in Manchester.

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New & Old

manchester-architecture

Manchester has a diverse offering of new and old architecture.

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City Centre Sights

Albert Square

Visit the main sights in Manchester city centre as well as the surrounding areas.

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Old Trafford

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Reduced cost mini Stadium Tour and 10% off in the megastore for all our customers.

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Welcome to Manchester

We provide more than just a great way to travel around Manchester. Manchester Open Top Bus Tour is THE essential introduction to Manchester.

We invite you to experience the magical sights and sounds of Manchester in a comfortable and secure environment. We are now the largest and most popular open-top sightseeing red bus operator in Manchester and we are the official open top bus company in partnership with the Manchester Visitor Information Centre.

We do not use pre-recorded commentary we have live guided commentary provided by Manchester Guided Tours.

Main Areas of interest

  • 01 Manchester Town Hall
  • 02 John Rylands Library
  • 03 First Passenger Railway Station
  • 04 Manchester United FC (Old Trafford)
  • 05 Manchester City FC (Etihad)
  • 06 University District
  • 07 Castlefield and Ancoats
  • 08 Museum of Science and Industry
  • 09 Salford Quays and Ordsall Hall
  • 10 MediaCityUk
  • 11 Imperial War Museum North
  • 12 Manchester Ship Canal
  • 13 The Lowry Arts Centre
  • 14 Trafford Park