One of the best ways to explore Stockholm is by booking tickets for a hop-on hop-off tour that lets you board buses at various stops throughout the city at your leisure.
Offering flexibility, affordability and independence, hop-on hop-off tours are a great way to see a city at your own pace. With Stockholm’s landmarks and attractions spread liberally across its 14 islands, one of the most efficient ways to explore them is by joining this kind of tour, which let you board buses at designated stops and then jump back on when you want to move on to another part of the city. There are several companies offering hop-on hop-off tours in Stockholm – and we’ve compared five of the best below.
Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
For this Stockholm hop-on hop-off tour, tickets are valid for 24 hours after your first boarding. By catching open-top buses and boats, you can uncover the city’s historic and cultural highlights, including the Royal Palace, Stockholm City Hall, the Vasa Museum, Kulturhuset, Södermalm, and Skansen Zoo. With regular departures at all stops, you are free to choose how much time you wish to spend at each place, letting you explore the city at your own pace. From €34 per person.
Red Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Our second option for hop-on hop-off tours in Stockholm is with Red Sightseeing, whose buses and boats let you discover all the famous sites and sights in an easy and comfortable way, either by land or sea. Indeed, getting around Stockholm is a breeze on their combined tours, with boats and buses operating a regular service among Stockholm’s islands and along the city’s streets. You’ll enjoy free Wi-Fi on board both, and the boat also features a small café selling Swedish fika and soft drinks. Tickets can be booked to be valid for anything from 24 to 72 hours and customised trips are also available. From €24 per person.